This Week’s Features

 

Though the weather has been trying to fool us the past few weeks, the first day of autumn just arrived this Tuesday. Known as the autumnal equinox (and as the pagan holiday Mabon), it’s a time to feast and celebrate the harvest, and we’ll be doing it this week by focusing on the humble foods of fall, which are glorious in their own right. A toast to the end of another lovely summer…

 

Blue Plate Special: Wednesday, September 24
Cow-A-Hen Farm chicken pot pie

 

The Versatile Potato: Friday, September 26
Of the many symbols of autumn, potatoes are the most comforting and perhaps the least appreciated. This Friday, we prepare our great local potato varieties in some of our favorite ways…

  • Sweet potato and sage cup
  • Creamy yukon gold potato soup with Beech Grove leeks and Beaver Run bacon
  • Hand-cut carola potato fries, served with cheddar and roasted tomato fondue
  • Poached wild-caught cod loin in a tomato and saffron broth, with crisp caribe potatoes Anna
  • Sweet potato and apple cobbler