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Fall Farm Dinner at Mazzotti Farms

2012 Inaugural Farm Dinner

presented by

MAZZOTTI FARMS
Hudson, CO
www.mazzottifarms.com

October 13th 2012
4:30pm

$75 per person includes a 4-course meal in the Mazzotti Farms corn field. The menu will be prepared using the freshest ingredients from the farm and surrounding areas. Your Chefs for the evening will be Aaron Youngblood of Elway’s Steakhouse and his wife Lauren Youngblood.

Menu
(subject to change of course, depending on the whims of Mother Nature

)

Appetizer

Pan Seared Natural Pork Belly
ricotta stuffed apple, roasted spaghetti squash, candied walnuts, maple vinaigrette

Soup

Duo of Roasted Butternut Squash and Cauliflower Soups
apple and beet chips, sour cabbage puree

Entrée

Braised Pork Shoulder
pumpkin and green bean dumplings, pickled onions, carrot butter sauce

Dessert

Pear Tart
cinnamon crème anglaise, apple cider zabliogne

cash and checks accepted
(make checks payable to Mazzotti Farms)

Credit cards also accepted over the phone with Alan Mazzotti (303) 710-2408

RSVP to aaron.youngblood1125@gmail.com or Alan Mazzotti at (303) 710-2408
Alan can also be found at the Metro Denver Farmers Markets (Tues-Thurs and Sat & Sun markets)
http://www.denverfarmersmarket.com/lo...

This very special evening will include a hay ride to the pumpkin patch where you will pick your own pumpkin to take home with you. Wine pairings will be included with dinner. Please come out to support your local Colorado farmers, we are looking forward to seeing you at the farm!

Sep 17, 2012
loodiebird in Mountain States

Dried Cannellini Beans in Denver?

I'm not 100% sure that Whole Foods carries them in the bulk bins... but the best bet is to seek out the packed Bob's Red Mill items... Whole Foods does carry a large selection of their products, and Bob's Red Mill for sure packages dried cannellini beans. Good luck searching!

Dec 19, 2011
loodiebird in Mountain States

Stapleton Thai?

I have been to Thai Flavor in Aurora... GO THERE! It's very good.

I have been to Thailand a couple times... Thai Flavor has the best Thai food I've had since my trips. Nothing compares to the real deal of course, especially the food in the night market and little streetside stalls, but Thai Flavor comes pretty close!

If you also like Vietnamese... Pho 79 (1080 South Havana) is in the same area as Thai Flavor... almost as good as my favorite pho place on Federal!

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Thai Flavor
1014 S Peoria St, Aurora, CO 80012

Sep 16, 2011
loodiebird in Mountain States

Denver asian supplies

Not too sure about curry leaves... but there are for sure several spots to get kaffir lime leaves. I moved to Denver in November, and I cook a lot of Thai food (curry paste from scratch, soups, etc) so I spent a whole day browsing the Asian markets in Denver so I knew where I could get what I needed... here's my results:

Ocean Pacific Market (on Alameda between I-25 and Federal), Little Saigon (375 S. Federal) and New Saigon (1076 S. Federal) are all Vietnamese markets. They all had fresh kaffir lime leaves. They are heavily slanted towards Southeast Asian products and produce. The selection was mostly the same at each... some having better produce quality than others, but overall good choices.
HMart in Aurora (on Parker Rd.) is a Korean market that has a great produce selection and also lots more Chinese and Korean products... don't expect to find kaffir lime leaves here... when I asked if they carry them, I mostly got blank stares.
Pacific Mercantile (downtown I think on Lawrence) is a great Japanese market. They carry a good selection of other products as well... they don't have a huge produce department, and I honestly can't remember about the kaffir lime leaves, but otherwise it's still worth checking out.
Lek's Market (172 Del Mar Circle in Aurora- closer to I-225) is a small, but great Thai Market. The lady who runs it is great, but they don't carry any fresh produce. In a pinch she does carry frozen kaffir lime leaves and whole frozen kaffir limes.

Hope this helps... happy shopping... and eating!

Jul 12, 2011
loodiebird in Mountain States