Celebrate summer produce with us! There's not a month quite like August for sampling the bounty of the earth. These are some beautifully rich dishes, proving that "Plants are Where it's At!" Poor grammar aside, you'll love this menu that's tasty & rich enough to satisfy meat-lovers AND your vegetarian friends alike.
Homemade Roasted Garlic & Sundried Tomato Hummus - So yummy...so easy...you'll never serve store-bought again! Served with summer veggies and grilled pita triangles.
Roasted Red Pepper Corn Chowder Shooters: Nothing says summer like corn! And nothing showcases this sweet summer treasure, fresh from the Farmer's Market, like this savory blend of Michigan corn, red pepper, potatoes, and thyme.
Stuffed Avocado Salad - a lovely avocado, slightly scooped out then filled with a mélange of black beans, wheat berries, cilantro, and fresh-grilled corn...then topped with a cumin-lime crema. Delicious!!
Cauliflower Steak - roasted with a garlic olive oil and served over a bed of seasoned cauliflower puree, with a piquant salsa that features capers, parsley, walnuts & currants . A standout and all the rage!
Eggplant Roulade - The aubergine jewel of the garden stuffed with homemade ricotta cheese, mozzarella, marinated artichoke, and roasted red pepper baked in a sauce featuring fresh tomatoes and summer basil. Garden goodness!
Grilled Brandied Peach Sundaes- Bushel-basket bounty...peaches have to be one of summer's fleeting rewards for enduring a Michigan winter. Their delicate flavor enhanced by grilling...a scoop of vanilla bean ice cream...finished with a brown sugar brandy sauce. Yum..yum..yum!