Monthly Archives: November 2012

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Sweet. Hot. Bacon. Popcorn.

While we’d love for you to dine with us every evening, we know that cold winter nights often call for a cozy couch, a warm blanket, and a great movie. But what movie night is complete without popcorn? This particular popcorn recipe is from Chef Ben‘s personal kitchen. It was a strong contender for the fall menu, but our farmers tell us that popping corn is very climate sensitive and didn’t yield the best harvest this season. We’ll keep our fingers crossed for next year. For those of you who can’t wait, here it is – 8 1/2 easy steps to Sweet Hot Bacon Popcorn. 1. Start your day with bacon and eggs. Cook up the whole pack in a frying pan, then pour the fat into a small bowl and save a few strips of bacon for later. 2. Heat a large stock pot on high. Combine a tablespoon … READ MORE

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Our SuperStorm Story

Editor’s Note: This issue resolved with a happy ending three days after posting, when Cleveland Public Power replaced the blown transformer. Stop in and try our full dinner menu! So here’s the deal. We’ve had no three-phase power for the last four days. Cleveland Public Power has not given us definitive answers about when we’ll be back on line (hopefully by next week!). It’s been a little challenging but, considering the circumstances, I think we’ve faired well. We’re offering these items as our “Storm Survivors Menu” with the old catering mentality of “Make do or do without; make it work or work without.” Thank you to Andrea our farm manager for bringing that phrase into our vernacular. We have a cook outside on the wood grill (so we don’t smoke out the restaurant) firing off steaks and chicken to order. It’s going to be a great time, so sit back, warm … READ MORE

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