Thursday, December 08, 2011

December Daily - 7
Last night I went to dinner with friends at the student cuilinary restaurant - Chez Nous.

The menu was "Southern Inspired"

Appetizer -Crab-Stuffed Mushrooms
Fresh white mushroom caps stuffed and baked with sweet crab meat, green onions, Parmesan, cream cheese and our special blend of seasonings

Soup - White Gazpacho
A delicious blend of crisp cucumbers, spicy jalapeño chilies, garlic, and creamy yogurt topped with fresh heirloom tomato salsa

Salad - Southern Peach and Arugula Salad
Crisp arugula topped with juicy peach slices, feta cheese, radishes and a house made Dijon vinaigrette

Entrée - Bourbon-Marinated Salmon
Broiled salmon marinated in a blend of bourbon, brown sugar, spicy brown mustard, and chipotle Chile peppers

Accompanied by:
Twice-Baked Sweet Potatoes
A sweet potato combined with butter, maple syrup and crème fraiche

Buttered Sweet Peas
A classic and delicious southern vegetable, tossed in creamy butter

Dessert - Bread Pudding with a Brandy Crème Anglaise Sauce
A delicate yet rich bread pudding topped with brandy infused Crème Anglaise and pralines.

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