Day-off breads, originally uploaded by Boot Boot. This is an apple and oats loaf made with regular flour and white whole wheat. Hoping to get some nice clay bakers for Boot kitchen this spring.
So for this time of year we have some schedule alterations due to holidays landing on Fridays and Saturdays thus we will be opening up on some Sundays and Mondays. Please note the following for any of your December dinner plans. Dec. 19th – Sunday – Closed Dec. 20th – Monday – Open Dec. 24th [...]
Bucatini and Butifarra, originally uploaded by Boot Boot. Bucatini pasta, which is the one like spaghetti but fatter and hollow on the inside, with Butifarra sausage, which is Catalonian in origin bearing rich savory taste, then peppers and a lentil sauce with shaved pecorino. Very tasty. Sausage is made by a Maryland butcher with all [...]
Fish o Day, originally uploaded by Boot Boot. This is Red Drum which was yesterday’s fish but tonight we will be doing this preparation with Mahi Mahi which will be grilled instead of pan seared but still with risotto and anaheim peppers and a green goddess sauce. Yes we are showing you a picture of [...]
Good day. Here is how the evening of Wine Dinner #2 is being planned. We might make some changes but that depends on what happens between now and 7pm on Nov. 18th – we have made changes moments before a dish is served. Exciting? Yes. Desirable? Not exactly. The kitchen can be an unpredictable place. [...]
This recipe probably serves 4-6. (We bet 4 because it would be nothing for us to eat a 1/4 lb of Brussels Sprouts. Also this recipe is easy even though it looks long.) INGREDIENTS 1 lb of Brussels Sprouts 3 T breadcrumbs (take some bread, brush it with oil, bake it, cool it, food processor [...]
Fish o Day, originally uploaded by Boot Boot. This was our fish of the day sometime two weeks ago. (Saw the photo on the camera and thought it was worth posting.) It’s Grilled Cobia with roasted carrots. parsnips and green onions with a hayman sweet potato puree. Garnish on top is arugula dressed with paprika [...]
Brussels Sprouts are here, originally uploaded by Boot Boot. here is a photo of what we do – it seems slightly unflattering but it’s the best our little camera could do. We’ll get the recipe up for this later today. Also so you know these are not local. They come from California and we do [...]
Soup of the day, originally uploaded by Boot Boot. The magic white Hayman Sweet Potato (eastern shore) turned into a nice bisque. Then garished with beet habanero purée – kind of like a rouille.
Gryffon’s Aerie, originally uploaded by Boot Boot. This was two weekends ago at Gryffon’s Aerie in Crozet. Got some ground beef and shortribs.