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Family Dinner 2015

16 November, 2015

This year we’re doing something a little different. We won’t be doing Thanksgiving. After talking it over for a few years, we decided that the whitewashing of history and the awfulness of the Pilgrims to both Native Americans and other colonists is not worth celebrating.

We also aren’t fans of Black Friday and reckless consumerism (oh, we’re still buying presents and decorating like bananas for Christmas, but we’re drawing a line here).
Still, we want to share a good meal with the ones we love. So, we’ll be having Family Dinner Friday this year!

The Menu

Champagne Cocktail:

Autumn Bellini

Apertif Cocktails




Antipasto Misto

Artichoke Frittata

Crostini with Ricotta:

Butternut Squash

Roasted Grape



Arugula, Pecorino, Pear and Pine Nut Salad

Main Course:

Citrus-Marinated Crown Roast of Pork

Italian Bread and Sausage Stuffing

Fig and Port Sauce


Green Beans with Lemon and Capers

Fennel with Parmesan

Roasted Butternut Squash with Balsamic Vinegar

Pan-Roasted Fingerling Potatoes with Pancetta



Pizzelle with Lemon Marcapone

Marsala and Dried Fig Crostata

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