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Harvest Dinner Party

The air is crisp, the leaves are turning and the produce at the market looks wonderful. What better way to celebrate fall's harvest than with a dinner party with close friends and our delicious autumn recipes!

Start your guests off with a nice, hot mug of mulled cider and a handful of toasted pumpkin seeds. Once you've made your way to the dinner table, greet their taste buds with a steamy bowl of savory butternut squash soup. The apples, walnuts and blue cheese couldn't be a better combination for an autumn salad. Follow it with the "smashed" fingerling potatoes and tender, cider-braised chicken or the roasted pork loin. For a hearty vegetarian dish, try the creamy risotto.

Your friends will be delighted with any of our dessert offerings, from the simple baked apples to the rustic tarts or the rich crème caramel.

The only thing that can top this meal off is a crackling fireplace and the sweet notes of Miles Davis's, Autumn Leaves.

Harvest Dinner Menu

For starters
Mulled Cider
Toasted Pumpkin Seeds
Butternut Squash Soup with Caramelized Onions and Apples
Bill Wavrin, Rancho la Puerta, Baja, Mexico
Greens with Apples, Walnuts, Blue Cheese and Balsamic Vinaigrette

Hearty Main Dishes
Smashed Fingerling Potatoes with Roast Garlic-Basil Oil
Jimmy Schmidt, The Rattlesnake Club, Detroit, MI
Chicken Braised in Apple Cider
Roast Pork Loin with Wilted Baby Greens and Roasted Garlic Vinaigrette
Barley, Mushroom and Winter Squash Risotto
Jimmy Schmidt, The Rattlesnake Club, Detroit, MI

Sweet Endings
Harvest Apples
Bourbon Apple Tarts
Pumpkin Crème Caramel
Kate Jansen, Firehook Bakery, Washington, DC

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