Category: A Sparkling Winter Tasting Story…featuring Chef Gabe McMackin of Roberta’s and Moet Hennessey USA

  • Quince and Apple Tart with Half White Flour Crust

    Serves 4 to 6 INGREDIENTS For the crust 2 cups Cayuga Organics farmer ground half white flour ½ teaspoon sea or kosher salt ½ cup sugar 2 sticks unsalted butter, cut into small dice, and very well chilled ¼ cup ice water DIRECTIONS Combine flour, salt, and sugar in the bowl of a food processor. […]

  • Beef Short Ribs, Potato Puree, and Brussels Sprouts

    Serves 4 INGREDIENTS For the beef 2 pounds boneless beef short ribs, cut into 4 pieces Sea or kosher salt Extra virgin olive oil Season the beef very well, and seal individually in a sous vide or FoodSaver bag with 1 teaspoon olive oil. Cook in a water bath or in a combi at 54°C/129°F […]

  • Celery Root Salad with Welfleet Oysters, Herbs, Celery Leaves, and Champagne Vinaigrette

    Serves 4 INGREDIENTS 2 heads celery root 2 tablespoons Veuve Cliquot yellow label champagne Zest of 1 Meyer lemon, juice of half Best quality extra virgin olive oil Kosher salt Freshly ground white pepper 1 dozen very fresh welfleet oysters (call pat woodbury) Leaves from 1 head celery ½ cup fresh chervil leaves ¼ cup […]

  • Cauliflower Soup with American Paddlefish Roe

    Serves 4 INGREDIENTS 1 medium leek, white and pale green only, sliced thin 1 large Spanish onion, peeled and sliced thin 2 sticks unsalted butter ¼ cup white wine 1 head cauliflower, trimmed, core removed and chopped (5 florets reserved and thinly sliced for garnish) Kosher salt ½ oz. best quality American paddlefish roe Best […]