October 17, 2007

Benton's Bacon Dinner at Food 101

We were proud to bring one of the great ham artisans of the modern era, Allan Benton, to Atlanta for a dinner featuring his products at Food 101. The seven-course menu consisted of:

Smoked Ham and Corn Risotto

Green Eggs & Ham
Twice Cooked Farm Egg, Shaved Country Ham & Cypress Grove Cheese

Stuffed Yukon Gold Potato
Crisp Bacon, Balsamic Roasted Mushrooms, Cowgirl Creamery Fromage Blanc & Trout Caviar

“The Other” Pork Ravioli
Allan’s Prosciutto, Braised Cabbage, Sweet Grass Dairy Goat Cheese & Gravenstein Apple Butter

Local Arugula
Grilled Pears, Oregonzola Cheese, Bacon Croutons & Buttermilk Bacon Dressing

Springer Mountain Chicken & Country Ham Wellington
Grain Mustard Potato Puree, Local Swiss Chard & Tomato-Pork Jus

Strawberry & Fennel Turnover
10x Sugar & Arugula Ice Cream

Green Eggs & Ham: