Holiday Cocktails

It’s time, well it’s a tiny, tiny bit early, but it’s time to start the holiday drinking. I’m mixing cocktails tonight at an open house (Mockingbird is always available to make drinks at your party!) Here are the offerings: Dimmi Fizz: 1 oz of Dimmi 3 oz of dry Champagne 4 dashes Bitter Truth Orange […]

Maiale al Latte

Planning your holiday dinner or dinners? Try this, it is a seriously amazing way to roast meat. I used a 6lb piece of Boston Butt with a lot of lovely pork fat on it. Followed the recipe exactly for once, except I didn’t add the Juniper Berries till later. I think this would work with […]

Early Christmas

Last night Christmas came early at the Public House. We were the recipients of some pretty awesome treats. Pickled Beets with Strawberries and Pimento Cheese from Blackberry Farm and Duck Prosciutto from John Morris. The pickles are pretty incredible. The sweetness of the strawberries cut the earthiness of the beets. I’m going to serve these […]

Bourbon Tasting!

Yesterday The Public House did a bourbon tasting with a distributor and local bourbon aficionado Stanton Webster. This man is so smart about bourbon and well, all things really! We had a blast listening to stories and lore about each label and tasting some really, really good bourbon.. Here are his amazing notes, untweeted. Note […]

Spelt Crackers

One of my favorite items on the Public House menu is the Riverplains Spelt Cracker. These crackers are phenomenal. According to Wikipedia a cracker is: …a baked good commonly made from unleavened grain flour dough and typically made in quantity in various hand-sized or smaller shapes. Flavorings or seasonings such as salt, herbs, seeds, or […]

Sustainable Holiday!

Our good friends at Blooming Earth Flowers are at it again for the holidays. Be sure to check out all of Stacey’s creations! For those of you who were at the Full Moon Farm to Table she created the amazing atmosphere there. You can find their eco-friendly and sustainable Holiday decor at the Market Square […]