Week V: Game Day Picks & Valentine Chocolates

Sunday February 5 (11 – 3)

Game Day Picks:

Libations (Hill Rock Distillery):
Bourbon, Single Malt & Rye Whiskeys (copper pot, craft distilled & oak aged)

Charcuterie (Anna Maria’s Foods):
Cure-dried Chorizo & Special Heritage Pork Salami from Charlito’s Cocina paired with Anna Maria’s savory jams and marmalades

Cheese & Jam Pairings (The Cheese Guy & Anna Maria’s Foods):
“Vermont Bloom” (double brie style cheese) with Radicchio Marmalade
Cave-aged Cheddar or Organic Pecorino Romano with Bell Pepper Jam

Dips & Chips (The Guac Spot, Sohha, Irvington Delight, Anthi’s Greek Food, Dan Madura Farms):
The 7-Layer Dip (refried black beans, pico de gallo, guacamole, seasoned sour cream, cheese, lettuce & black olives)
Guacamole (traditional & truffled)
Hummus, Baba & Tzatziki with Fresh Veggie/Sprouts to Crudite

Finger Foods (Asian Farmer Dumplings, The Guac Spot, Anthi’s Greek Food, Irvington Delight):
Chinese Dumplings (chicken, pork or vegetarian)
Avocado Egg Rolls
Spinach & Cheese Pie Swirls
Stuffed Grape Leaves

Prepared Meals (Anthi’s Greek Food, Irvington Delight, Paolo’s Kitchen):
Chicken Souvlaki or Shawarma
Eggplant Rollatini, Chicken Parmesan, Meatballs, Sauces…Ready to Reheat!

Make your own with FarmEats: 
Grass-fed Beef (steaks & burgers)                                                               Pasture Raised Pork (pork chops, bacon, artisanal sausage)               Pasture Raised Chicken                                                      

Recipe Ideas fromThe “SOUK”: 
“The SOUK” Super Bowl Burger: Grass-fed ground beef & bacon (FarmEats), Double Ale Cheddar (The Cheese Guy), wild mushrooms (Dan Madura Farms), small batch chef-made ketchup (NY Chup) & farm-made pickle choices (Deep Roots Farm) on artisan Brioche Bun (Wave Hill Breads)

See Superbowl 51 Chili recipe from Drew George on The “SOUK” Recipe Site here.

Desserts: (The Luscious Little Dessert Co., Anthi’s Greek Food):
Sweet Potato, Apple Crumb & Pecan Pies
Southern Comfort & Chocolate Raspberry Pound Cakes
Irving Farm Organic Farm Blend Coffee (ground or whole bean)

Valentine Chocolates:

Luxx Chocolat:
“The Hot Lips” Collection, “Love Pop” (a heart shaped pop studded with 6 superfoods), Red Velvet “Hot Choxx” (Hot Chocolate on a straw) and Chamberry & Cocoa Crunch Marshmallows

This week’s vendors:

Anna Maria’s Foods:  Unexpected savory & sweet jams from vegetables and fruit herb combinations that are great with cheese, cured meats and pâté.  Plus tomato sauces, salad dressings and other condiments.  All from their Torino, Italy originated family recipes.

Anthi’s Greek Food:  Fresh, healthy, delicious Greek cuisine. Their food is authentic and the menu boasts flavorful Greek inspired dishes and flavors such as Tsatsiki, Moussaka and Spinach Pie with plenty of vegetarian options.

Arlotta Food Studios:  Organic Olive Oils, Herbal and Fruit Infused Oils, Balsamic Vinegars, tapenades & organic handmade air dried pasta.

Asian Farmer Dumplings:  Made-from-scratch dumplings using local ingredients.  Chicken, beef, pork and vegetable choices.

@TheCoffeeBar:  Serving quality, ethically-sourced coffee from Irving Farm Coffee Roasters.  Roasted daily in the Hudson Valley.

The Cheese Guy:  Kosher, natural, artisanal cheeses from family owned dairy farms, selected by cheese monger Brent Delman. 

Dan Madura Farms:  Home grown produce from the black dirt region of NY including a large variety of exotic mushrooms: Maitake (hen of the woods), Shiitake, Yellow & Grey Oyster, King Oyster, Pioppini, Lion’s Mane, Beech, Crimini & Portobello’s.

Deep Roots Farm:  All natural farm-made pickles (no preservatives), micro-greens & sauces.  Located in Hudson NY on 12 acres using organic & sustainable farming practices.

Deliciously Alicia’s:  Gluten-free and organic savory & sweet prepared foods including empanadas, pot pies, focaccia and Alicia’s famous crumbcake.

FarmEats:  Local NY State, 100% grass fed and finished beef, pasture raised pork and chicken free of hormones and antibiotics.
The Guac Spot:  Headed up by AVOCADO-OBSESSED husband & wife team John & Syl, they create avocado inspired cuisine including guacamole, dressings, ice cream and brownies.  Plus, cooked-to-order tacos (meat & vegan choices)!
Hillrock Estate Distillery:  Solera aged boubon plus estate single malt & rye whiskeys. “Our mission is to produce the finest hand-crafted spirits made with our own grain, floor malted, craft distilled in our copper pot still, aged in fine oak and hand bottled at our estate in the Hudson Valley Highlands.”   

Irvington Delight:  Fresh made Middle Eastern delicacies by Amal and Nabeel Rabadi including four different flavors of homemade hummus and their family favorite, chicken shawerma, a local best-seller in Westchester.  Expect also to see baba ganouj, muhamarra (walnut spread), tabouleh salad and stuffed grape leaves.

The Luscious Little Dessert Company:  All natural southern style pies, pound cakes, cookies & moist breads inspired by owner Diana’s great grandmother “Big Ma”.

Luxx Chocolat: Voted one of 2016 BEST Chocolatiers & Confectioners in America, 6-Star Grand Master.

NY Chup: Chef inspired handcrafted, small batch ketchup.

Paolo’s Kitchen:  Italian dinners on-the-go, prepared from scratch.

Sohha Savory Yogurt:  Signature thick strained yogurt (labne), voted best by New York Magazine 2014. Plus Hummus, Babaganouj & Sohha’s savory toppings made with organic olive oil & spices, perfect for marinades, dressings or adding to yogurt. 

Wave Hill Breads:  “The best bread on the East Coast”  (The Splendid Table, NPR).   Breads and pastries crafted from organic whole grains milled at their artisan micro-bakery in Norwalk, CT.