Sustainable Table’s Daily Harvest Option allows you to answer the question “What’s for dinner” before you even start your day! Choose from a variety of delicious seasonal menu items, each of which will be prepared and stored family style for your enjoyment during the week. Whether you’re yearning for something hearty and comforting, a dish with international flair or an option for Meatless Monday, Sustainable Table is there for you. Choose to repeat your favorites often, or dine for weeks without eating the same dish! Mix and match your selected entrees and side dishes as you wish! There’s something to please everyone at your table. The only decision to make is: Which meal will you savor tonight?
Below is a sample menu featuring locally available ingredients for the winter season. Looking for Paleo, gluten-free or vegetarian meals? There are many more entrees in my culinary portfolio, so don’t hesitate to inquire about additional options!
On the Plate
Beef Stew with Stout – Hearty stew of grass-fed beef (Black River Meats/North Springfield VT) and New England root vegetables simmered in a tomato sauce featuring Brown’s Oatmeal Stout (Brown’s Brewing/Albany NY).
Maple Pecan Chicken with Dijon Dipping Sauce – Delightfully crunchy on the outside and tender on the inside, these chicken breasts (Misty Knoll Farm/ New Haven VT) are served with a sweet and tangy maple Dijon dipping sauce.
Asian Garden Chicken Soup – Vegetables including green cabbage, Bok choy, snow peas and mushrooms simmered with morsels of chicken (Misty Knoll Farm/New Haven VT) and glass noodles in a ginger-soy bone broth, with just a hint of lime.
Walnut Rosemary Encrusted Salmon – Moist and flaky sustainably raised salmon topped with a flavorful ensemble of honey, Dijon, rosemary and Tierra Farms walnuts.
Chicken Cacciatore – What could be better at the end of a cold day? Flavorful chicken thighs (Misty Knoll Farm/New Haven VT) slowly simmered with mushrooms, roasted red peppers, white wine and herbs in a hearty tomato sauce.
Bolognese Sophia – Chunky and hearty with morsels of grass-fed ground beef (Black River Meats/North Springfield VT) and the flavorful tang of parmigiano reggiano. For those who enjoy a serious MEAT sauce!
Spiced Pork Tenderloin – Regionally raised pork tenderloin coated with southwestern seasonings and roasted to tender perfection.
Chicken Pesto Meatballs with Marinara – Herbed chicken (Misty Knoll Farm/New Haven VT) meatballs slowly simmered in a simple yet delicious marinara sauce.
Pesto “Pasta” – Basil and arugula pesto tossed with your choice of spaghetti squash, zucchini or Pasta City pasta noodles and sprinkled with parmesan.
Balsamic Marinated London Broil – Locally farmed beef (Sweet Tree Farm/Carlisle NY) marinated with garlic, balsamic, honey and herbs. Pair with Traditional Colcannon or Harvest Vegetable Orzo.
A Pig in the Orchard – Warm spiced cinnamon apples over a lightly seasoned, juicy boneless pork chop.
Mac & Jake – Pasta City Pasta baked in a creamy white sauce featuring cheese from Jakes Gouda Cheese (Deansboro NY).
On the Side
Roasted Cranberry Buttercup Squash – A festive mix of warmly seasoned orange squash tossed with ruby-red cranberries.
Green Bean Pilaf – Green beans with lemon zest, garlic and pine nuts nestled in tender brown rice.
Scalloped Potatoes ala Jake – Sliced potatoes baked in a thyme laced creamy sauce featuring the tang of aged gouda from Jakes Gouda Cheese (Deansboro NY).
Sweet Bunny – Tender, roasted baby carrots in a bright honey (Rulison Farms/Amsterdam NY) and citrus glaze.
Cider Braised Brussel Sprouts with Bacon and Walnuts – Bright, flavorful brussel sprouts braised in Samascott Farms (Kinderhook NY) cider, with the crispness and crunch of bacon (Black River Meats/Springfield VT) and toasted Tierra Farms (Valatie NY) walnuts.
Traditional Colcannon – This comforting blend of russet potatoes swirled with chopped cabbage and bacon (Black River Meats/Springfield VT) is the perfect accompaniment for beef, pork or stew.
Warm Kale with Spicy Chickpeas – Seasoned wilted kale sprinkled with crunchy southwestern-spiced and roasted chickpeas.
Ceasar Salad – A crunchy mix of chopped romaine and kale tossed with tangy caesar dressing and freshly made buttered croutons.
Sautéed Cabbage – Slightly crunchy and vibrant green cabbage with caraway and honey (Rulison Farms/Amsterdam NY).
Spiced Maple Sweet Potato Wedges – Who said a sweet potato can’t have everything? A tasty combination of smokey, sweet and spicy featuring maple syrup from Coombs Family Farm (Brattleboro VT).
Parsleyed “Noodles” – Because noodles have evolved! Your choice of spaghetti squash, rice noodles, zucchini noodles, or pasta by Flour City Pasta, infused with nutrient dense bone broth, seasoned and sprinkled with fresh chopped parsley. On the side or as a base layer for soups or stews. Sometimes simple is best!
Harvest Vegetable Orzo – A medley of roasted root vegetables paired with Flour City Pasta’s Autumn Harvest Orzo (Rochester NY). An adaptation of Flour City Pasta’s Autumn Harvest Orzo recipe.