Tuesday, December 13, 2011

denny dinner

STAPLEHOUSE hosted a dinner this past weekend for our dear friends dick and marg denny and their family.  over the years we have met many great people through muss & turners and dick and marg are two of our favorites.  always kind, honest and generous, we were thrilled to host them.  below are shots of some of the amazing wines they brought and the food we made to go with them.
crab soup with preserved meyer lemon and tarragon
salad of local beets, navel orange, avocado, feta and champagne vinaigrette (not shown)
sweet potato agnolotti with bitter greens bacon and grain mustard jus
braised beef short rib with celery root puree, baby carrots, beet greens and cipollini onions  
goat cheese cheesecake with orange marmalade and walnuts