Parisienne Gnocchi “Pâte à Choux” with Mousseron Mushrooms (“Fairy Ring”), Butternut Squash, and Fresh Sage

Tues.-Fri. Nov. 14th-17th: Parisienne Gnocchi “Pâte à Choux” with Mousseron Mushrooms (“Fairy Ring”), Butternut Squash, and Fresh Sage Gnocchi can be made two different ways, with Potatoes or with Pâte à Choux. Pâte à Choux is a versatile pastry dough that is made by adding flour to boiling butter and water. The steam of the […]

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Poulet Basquaise (Basque Chicken)

Wed, Nov. 15th: Poulet Basquaise (Basque Chicken) – ($15 Per Person / Time to Cook: 45 min. / Cook By Day: Saturday) This is a traditional Basque dish consisting of Chicken braised with peppers. Originally, “basquaise” designated a dish made from vegetables and bread, but today normally refers to an dish with a Piperrada (or Pipérade), […]

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Txipirones en su Tinta (Squid in its Own Ink)

Tues., Nov. 14th: Txipirones en su Tinta (Squid in its Own Ink) – ($16 Per Person / Time to Cook: 30 min. / Cook by Day: Wednesday) Txipirones En Su Tinta, or squid in its own ink, is perhaps the most revered dishes in Basque Cuisine. This “Black as Night” dish is not only visually stunning, […]

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Sous Vide Rabbit Confit, Parisienne Gnocchi “Pâte à Choux,” Brussels Sprouts with Double Smoked Pork Belly and a Mustard Sauce (Chicken Confit Substitute Available)

Thur., Nov. 9th: Sous Vide Rabbit Confit, Parisienne Gnocchi “Pâte à Choux,” Brussels Sprouts with Double Smoked Pork Belly and a Mustard Sauce (Chicken Confit Substitute Available) A confit is an ancient cooking technique where meat is cooked in its own fat. The most well known being Duck, but it can really be anything (even […]

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Croque-Monsieur, Croque-Madame, or Croque-Norvégien (Grilled Cheese Sandwiches with Ham or Smoked Salmon and optional Fried Duck Egg) and a Bistro Salad

Tues., Nov. 7th: Croque-Monsieur, Croque-Madame, or Croque-Norvégien (Grilled Cheese Sandwiches with Ham or Smoked Salmon and optional Fried Duck Egg) and a Bistro Salad – (Time to Cook: 20 min. / Cook by Day: Thursday) The famous Croque-Monsieur and Croque-Madame, as well as the many other iterations, made their debut in a Paris café on […]

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Cioppino – San Francisco Fisherman’s Stew with Scallop & Shrimp Mousse, Loup de Mer, Pequillo Pepper Rouille

Thur., Oct. 12th: Cioppino – San Francisco Fisherman’s Stew with Scallop & Shrimp Mousse, Loup de Mer, Pequillo Pepper Rouille ($18 Per Person / Time to Cook: 30 min. / Cook by Day: Friday) Cioppino, despite its very Italian name, originated in San Francisco in the 19th century. Immigrants from the town of Genoa are said to have created […]

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Chicken Fried Flat Iron Steaks, Bone Marrow Butter Pepper Gravy, Mashed Potatoes, Garlic-Wilted Spinach – Flat Irons Available without Breading

Wed., Oct. 14th: Chicken Fried Flat Iron Steaks, Bone Marrow Butter Pepper Gravy, Mashed Potatoes, Garlic-Wilted Spinach – Flat Irons Available without Breading ($16 Per Person / Time to Cook: 30 min. / Cook by Day: Saturday) Affectionately known in the South as “CFS,” Chicken Fried Steak has historically been prepared with cheaper cuts of meat. The meat is […]

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Poule Au Pot (Chicken in a Pot)

Tues.-Fri. Sept 26th-29th: Poule Au Pot (Chicken in a Pot) – (Serves 3-4 / Time to Cook: 1 hr (none active)) Note: The Chickens average 3.25lbs and feeds 3-4 adults. This is a classic French Bistro dish – a chicken lightly poached with a variety of root vegetables and aromatics. The meal can be served in […]

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Maine Lobster Bisque

Tues-Fri Sept 26th-29th: Maine Lobster Bisque ($14 Per Person / Time to Cook: 10 min. / Cook by Day: Monday) This classic lobster bisque is a deeply rich and flavorful soup. We use lobster broth as its base for that distinctively sweet and delicate ocean taste. Along with mirepoix, the soup contains rice, which provides for its characteristic […]

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Moulard Duck Breast à la Zingara (Mushroom & Truffle Sauce), Pommes de Terre Sarladaises and Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Thur., Sept. 28th: Moulard Duck Breast à la Zingara (Mushroom & Truffle Sauce), Pommes de Terre Sarladaises and Roasted Brussels Sprouts ($16 Per Person / Time to Cook: 30 min. / Cook By Day: Monday) Moulard Duck breast is prized for its intense flavor. We recommend cooking to medium rare, which will give the duck a “steak-like” quality […]

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Fresh Pappardelle (Handmade Same Day) with Chanterelles in a Fresh Black Burgundy Truffle Cream Sauce (Garlic-Infused Olive Oil Substitute Available)

Wed., Sept. 27th: Fresh Pappardelle (Handmade Same Day) with Chanterelles in a Fresh Black Burgundy Truffle Cream Sauce (Garlic-Infused Olive Oil Substitute Available) – ($18 Per Person / Time to Cook: 20 min. / Cook By Date: Friday) This dish is as simple as it gets. The fresh pasta will only take one minute to cook in a pot of […]

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Jägerschnitzel or Wienerschnitzel

Wed., Sept. 20th: Choice of: Jägerschnitzel or Wienerschnitzel (Veal Cutlets) – ($16 Per Person / Time to Cook: 30 min. / Cook By Day: Monday) Originating in Austria, a schnitzel is a meat that has been pounded thin, and either coated with flour, egg, and breadcrumbs or left uncoated, and deep or pan fried. Jägerschnitzel […]

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Beer-Braised Brätwurst with Sauerkraut and Kartoffelbrei

Tues., Sept. 19th: Beer-Braised Brätwurst with Sauerkraut and Kartoffelbrei (Chicken Sausage Available) – ($14 Per Person / Time to Cook: 30 min. / Cook by Day: Friday) Brätwurst translates to “Brät,” meaning minced meat, and “wurst,” meaning sausage. Traditionally Brätwursts are made from either veal or pork, or both and seasoned with ginger, nutmeg, coriander, […]

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Schweinshaxe (Brined and Braised Bavarian Crispy Pork Shanks)

Thur., Sept. 21st: Schweinshaxe (Brined and Braised Bavarian Crispy Pork Shanks) – ($16 Per Person / Time to cook: 45 min. / Cook by Day: Monday) The embodiment of Germanic cuisine, Schweinshaxe is the quintessential meal throughout Bavarian Beer Halls. The name translates to Ham Hock, which is the shank of the animal located between […]

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Bacalao con Salsa de Coco y Choclo

Tues.-Fri, Sept. 19th-22nd: Bacalao con Salsa de Coco y Choclo (Grilled Fig Leaf Wrapped New England Cod over Coconut-Corn Chowder) – Shrimp Substitute Available – ($15 Per Person / Time to Cook: 30 min.) Wrapping food with leaves is an ancient technique for cooking in nearly every culture. The leaves keep the food moist by […]

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Tuscan Veal Chops with a Summer Baby Vegetables Salad

Thur., Aug. 10th: Tuscan Veal Chops with a Summer Baby Vegetables Salad ($16 Per Person / Time to Cook: 30 min. / Cook by Day: Mon.) Veal it tender with a delicate but distinct flavor. It is also one of the leanest meats, which lends itself well to grilling over high heat (however is not […]

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Maine Lobster Roll with Local Corn

Tues., Aug. 8th: Maine Lobster Roll with Local Corn ($18 Per Person / Time to Cook: 15 min. / Cook by Day: Thursday) We will be taking you to New England for this seashore classic. The Lobster Roll is believed to have been invented in the 1920s in Connecticut. It was popularized throughout the 1970s […]

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Amazon Enters the Meal Kit Business with an Eerily Similar Trademark Filing….will they have to punch CookDC® Meal Ticket?!!!

Amazon filed for several Trademark applications at the beginning of the month as it enters the Meal Kit market. Let’s ignore that Amazon is one of, if not “the,” most powerful disruptors in modern corporate history with wide ranging and growing influence across a host whole host of industries…and just focus on the positives for […]

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