The CHEF’S CHRISTMAS CHEER MENU

December 9-20 (14th and 15th private parties only), 22-23 and 26

3-Course Prix-Fixe Menu (below) – $65 per person.

Seatings between 4:00-8:30 p.m.


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ADDITIONAL APPETIZERS TO SHARE

Farmers’ Cheese & Charcuterie Plate

Selection of local cheeses, cured meats, house-made pickles, grilled bread,

artisanal crackers, accoutrements such fig paste, honey  –  add $28

 

Half Dozen Sea Sprite Oysters (NH)

Cocktail sauce, red wine mignonette – add $16

 

Goat Cheese & Roast Apple Pierogies

Sour cream, dill, caramelized onions – add $16

 

 

GRAZE (select one)

All options served with welcome platter of peasant bread and biscuits with honey butter

Traditional Slovak Sour Mushroom Soup

Lobster Bisque – house made oyster crackers

Market Greens Salad – champagne vinaigrette

Winter Greens – grapefruit, beets, walnuts, smoked blue cheese

Baked Stuffed Oysters – Andouille sausage, cornbread stuffing, spinach, Creole aioli

Dutch Bitterballen (meatballs) – curried pulled beef, curried catsup, sharp mustard, grilled bread, house pickled vegetables

 

 

FEAST (select one)

Pork Wiener Schnitzel – cucumber, dill, sweet and sour red cabbage, duck fat roasted potatoes

Suggested wine pairing: Rotglipfer (2017), Heinrich Hartl III, Austria ($16/glass)

Poached Cod – potato celeriac purée, Brussel sprouts, marjoram vinaigrette

Suggested wine pairing:  Chardonnay (2016), Ravines Cellars, Geneva – New York ($16/glass)

Lobster & Scallop Pie with Cheddar Mashed Potatoes

Suggested wine pairing: Viognier Cuvée – “Côtes-du-Coast”, Sans Liege ($18/glass)

Maultaschen – traditional veal and spinach dumplings in browned sage butter, mushrooms

Suggested wine pairing: Merlot (Reserve)(2014), Echeverria, Chile ($10/glass)

Braised Moroccan Lamb Shank – cinnamon scented couscous, Moroccan carrots and turnips in mint and Alepo chile

Suggested wine pairing: Shiraz (2016), “The Boxer”, Mollydooker, Australia ($16/glass)

Beet & Ricotta Gnocchi – broccoli rabe, truffle butter

Suggested wine pairing: Beaujolais-Villages (2017), Vignobles Bodillard. France ($11/glass)

Herb Crusted Prime Rib – smoked cheddar Yorkshire pudding, duck fat roast fingerlings, Brussel sprouts, fresh horseradish

Suggested wine pairing: Malbec (single-vineyard)(2017), Familia Mayol, Argentina ($12/glass)

 

INDULGE (one select)

Apple Strudel with Whipped Cream

Individual Yule Log

Rum-Soaked Almond & Fig Cake – brown butter gelato, candied orange

Christmas Trio: Peppermint Crème Brûlée, Christollen, Christmas Cookies

White Chocolate & Dark Chocolate Ganache – blood orange & olive oil sorbet, pine nut brittle

 

IMBIBE (Special holiday drinks)

  • Sparkling Eden (hard) Cider ($10)
  • Gluhwein, Ice Wine or Apple & Pear Brandy ($8 surcharge)
  • Hot Chocolate or Mulled Cider ($6)
  • Woodstock Inn Wassail Ale (NH)

 

Candy Cane Infused Vodka Martini

House-infused vodka, clear Crème de Cacao, Angostura Bitters, Candy Canes

 

Holiday Rum Punch

Prosecco, ginger beer, cranberry juice, ruby red grapefruit juice, rum, pear slice

 

Spiked Mexican Hot Chocolate

Belgian chocolate, half and half, simple syrup; tequila, orange zest, cinnamon

 

Santa’s Side Car

Bourbon, Cointreau, lemon, lemon zest

 

Mistletoe Margaritas

Tequila, white cranberry juice, Grand Marnier, lime, simple syrup, rosemary and cranberry

 

Contoocook Nog

Contoocook Creamery Egg Nog, spiced rum, orange zest, nutmeg

 

Fainting Reindeer

Vodka, Belle de Brillet pear liquer, pear nectar, walnut bitters, cherry

 

Deck the Halls

Clementine & pomegranate juice, bourbon, Campari, dry vermouth, orange bitters, simple syrup