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Saturday, May 20, 2006

PHJ&W DINNER AT GALATEA

Chef: Heather Keffer
May 20, 2006
Hosts: Tom, Eileen, Achilles, Gabriela, Artemis & Scarlet
Attendees: Jessica, Jen, Kathy, Eddie, Sarah, Angela, Ari, Chris, Maddie, Henry



WINES
Appetizers:
2002 Turley White Coat
2002 Turley Tofanelli Charbono
2001 Turley Pringle Family zinfandel

First Course:
2001 Kistler Chardonnay Durell Vineyard

Main Course:
1996 Ridge Montebello
1992 Robert Mondavi Reserve Cabernet

Dessert:
1988 Chateau Rabaud-Promis


APPETIZERS
Black truffle mousse
Cracked black pepper pate
Assorted cheeses: Il Caprino Del Piemonte, Sotto Cenere with Truffles, Seirass Del Fen Sheep/Cow & Cream Ricotta, Garlic Herb Cheese, and Brillat Savarin Triple Creme
Assorted Olives
Baguette slices

FIRST COURSE
Dungeness Crab Cake topped with a Meyer Lemon Aioli served over a bed of Frisee Greens

Vegetarian Alternative: Mixed Greens tossed with a Balsamic Vinaigrette topped with Blue Cheese and Candied Pecans


SECOND COURSE
Herb Roasted Rack of Lamb served with a Roasting Jus, a Wild Mushroom Risotto and Ragout of Sping Vegetables

Vegetarian Alternative: Wild Mushroom Risotto and Ragout of Sping Vegetables


THIRD COURSE
Chocolate Gateau served with a Creme Anglaise and Fresh Berries


FIVE-YEAR-OLD ALTERNATIVE
Hamburger & Sauteed Squash
Bob's mint chocolate chip ice cream