Uncorked! Fancy food/wine event at Land’s End Resort in Homer, Alaska

In Adventure, Alaska Travelgram, Lodging by scott

Every month during the winter, Land’s End Resort in Homer hosts a great food and wine event on the first Friday of the month. Apparently, it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas down in Homer. Already they’re getting out the big pot to start cooking. Check out what Maggie Burns (Exec. Chef) has in store:

Uncorked”  on Friday, December 5, 2008 –  7 pm

” ‘Twas the night before Christmas……”

Created by Executive Chef Maggie Burns
An evening of wonderful food and great wines.

First course: Butternut Squash Soup with Blue Cheese Timbale
A savory pureed soup poured over a blue cheese timbale; 
a savory custard with flavored herbed de Provence and snipped chives.
Wine: Conquista Torrontes 2007

Second Course: Herb Marinated Lamb Chop on Greens
Lightly grilled and served on a bed of fresh mixed lettuces with  warm blackberry Pinot Noir dressing.
Wine: Whitehaven Pinot Noir 2007 (Yummmm)

Fish Course: Seared Alaskan Scallops
Served on a bed of arugula with a roasted garlic sabayon; a delicate savory sauce made with dry vermouth, lemon juice,  pureed roasted garlic and tarragon.
Wine: Chateau St. Jean Fume Blanc 2007

Main Course: Filet Mignon with Balsamic Glaze
Served medium rare and garnished with a jumbo shrimp. Accompanied by smokey Au gratin potatoes.
Wine: Beringer Napa Valley Cabernet 2004

Dessert: Espresso-Flavored Milk Chocolate Panna Cotta
Served with a fresh whipped cream and grated chocolate.
Wine: Beviamo Moscato Di Asti

Cost for the dinner is $70 per person, which includes tax and gratuity. Check with the front desk (907)235-0400 and ask about special packages which include overnight accommodations. Trust me, you’ll be happy to stay over after such a delicious meal. Here’s a view from the deck. Don’t ask me about the woodpile. I was looking at the rainbow!

Era Aviation has web specials to get you down to Homer each weekend.

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