Sample Menus

Photo by H.B Wilcox Photography
Photo by H.B Wilcox Photography

Below are a few examples of the pop-ups I’ve hosted. If you are a farmer, maker, artisan, or other small-business owner, please contact me here to talk about doing pop-up together.

DINNER CLUB at AGRICOLA FARM

9 Course Supper Club

(August)

Homemade Bread + Goat’s Milk Ricotta with Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Flaked Salt, and Herbs

Heritage Pig Tasting Plate: Coppa, Pancetta, Lardo

Musk Mellon Gazpacho with Cucumber, Sweet Corn, Purple Radish, and Smoked Maple

Roasted Radicchio with Black Mission Figs, Basil, and Burrata

Risotto alla Zafferina: Risotto with Saffron, White Wine, and Pecorino

Mixed Garden Lettuces with Sesame and Preserved Lemon Vinaigrette

Lamb Heart Paté, Lamb Liver Mousse, and Fried Lamb Kidneys with Crispy Sage and Summer Herbs

Pork Belly with Black Plums, Black Olives, and Pistachios

Roast Peaches with Softly Whipped Cream, Angostura Bitters, and Poppy Seeds

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Pork, Sheep’s Milk, Lamb, Maple Syrup, Eggs: Agricola Farm

Goat’s Milk, Honey: Ice House Farm and Creamery

Saffron from Ale’s family in Italy

Produce/Pantry: Elmer Farm, Wood’s Market Garden, New Leaf Farm, Mr. Stone’s Corn, Lamoille Woodcraft on Route 7 (peaches), Middlebury Natural Foods Co-op, my garden

STONECUTTER SPIRITS BOOZE BRUNCH 

(September)

New Potato and Cheddar Frittata with Charred Pepper Pestata

Fall Tomatoes with Sesame-Challah Croutons, Yogurt Vinaigrette and Tiny Truck Edible Flowers

Glazed Pumpkin and Carnival Squash with Bacon, Heirloom Apples and Smoked Maple

Soda Bread Scones with Raspberry-Cherry Jam and Maple Whipped Cream

Veg: Quill Hill Farm, Elmer Farm, Tiny Truck Farm

Fruit, Herbs: Windfall Orchard, my garden

Eggs: MoSe Farm

Dairy: Monument Farms

Pantry: Middlebury Natural Foods Co-op

PRANZI IN FATTORIA

(August)

ANTIPASTI:

Heritage Pig Tasting Board: White Prosciutto, Coppa, Lardo, and Guanciale

Verdure Crude with Lemon Salt and Parsley

Vermont Farmstead Cheese Plate with Rhubarb-Sage Conserva

Lamb Liver Mousse and Lamb Heart Pate with Coriander, Rosemary, and Honeycomb

Homemade Bread

INSALATE:

Mixed Garden Lettuces with Sandita Gherkins, Musk Mellon, and Goat’s Milk Feta

Roast Zucchini and Summer Squash with Pork Jowl, Preserved Lemon, Herb Oil, and Walnuts

PRIMO:

Homemade Red Beet Triangoli with Sweet Corn, Cream, and Pistachios

SECONDO:

Ham Hock with Heirloom August Apples, Fennel Seeds, and Olive Tapenade

DOLCE:

Sour Cherry Polenta Cake with Softly Whipped Cream

TO DRINK:

Acorn Soda or BYOB

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Pork, Eggs, Sheep’s Milk, Maple Syrup: Agricola Farm

Vermont Farmstead Cheeses: Fairy Tale Farm, Sweet Rowen Farmstead

Goat’s Milk, Honeycomb: Ice House Farm and Creamery

Produce/Pantry: Agricola Farm, Elmer Farm, Wood’s Market Garden, Quill Hill Farm, Crosby Forage and Farm, Nitty Gritty Grain Co., Mr. Stone’s Corn, Middlebury Natural Foods Co-op, personal garden

STONECUTTER SPIRITS WHISKEY RELEASE 

(June)

From the Grill:

Whiskey-Marinated Pork Shoulder with Peach Mustard and Stone Fruit Salad

Spiedini Skewers (Bacon, Ham, and Garlic-Sage Pork Sausage) with Sesame-Cider Slaw

Elmer Farm Veg Plate with Zucchini, Radishes, Tops, Marinated Beets, Herb Salsa, and Spiced Yogurt

Honey Oat Bread

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Pork: Agricola Farm Heritage Breed Pork

Produce: Elmer Farm, Middlebury Co-op, garden

Whiskey Marinade Featuring Stonecutter Spirits Heritage Cask Whiskey and Mina’s Ginger Beer

SPECIAL FATHER’S DAY “PRANZI IN FATTORIA” AT AGRICOLA FARM

(June)

Heritage Pig Tasting Board:

White Prosciutto, Pancetta, Coppa, and Guanciale with Red Onion Conserva and Vermont Farmstead Cheeses

Agricola Farm Sheep’s Milk Cheese with Walnuts and Roasted Figs

Homemade Bread

INSALATE

Heirloom Calypso Beans with Parmesan, Herbs, and Braised Rooster

Local Tomatoes with Peaches, Radish, and Cultured Cream

PRIMO:

Homemade Tagliatelle alla Bottarga

SECONDO:

Roast Pork Belly with Broccoli Rabe Salsa and Chive Blossoms

DOLCE

Ice Cider Zabaglione with Italian Butter Cookies

TO DRINK:

Ginger Beer and Lime Coolers (non-alcoholic) or BYOB!

Pork, Egg, Maple Syrup, and Sheep’s Milk: Agricola Farm

Cheeses: Fairy Tale Farm, Sweet Rowen Farmstead

Produce: Vermont Farmer’s Markets, Middlebury Natural Foods Co-op, our personal gardens

Ice Cider: Windfall Orchard

Coolers featuring Mina’s Ginger Beer

ALPENGLOW LIVE CONCERT AT STONECUTTER SPIRITS

(March)

Menu:

Buttered Roasted Cashews with Rosemary and Orange

Crostone One: Roasted Butternut, Mascarpone, Collard Green Pesto, and Toasted Pumpkin Seeds on Red Hen Cyrus Pringle Boule

Crostone Two: Fruitwood Smoked Bacon, Quark Cheese, and Smashed Olive Relish on Red Hen Waitsfield Common Levain

Local Cheese and Meat Plate: Sweet Rowen Farmstead Storm, Twig Farm Raw Goat’s Milk Tomme,  Saucisson Sec, Homemade Seed Crackers and Lake St. Ladies Honeycomb

        SHACKSBURY CIDER BAR TAKEOVER AT STONECUTTER SPIRITS

(April)

Menu:

Seared Steak and Onion Sliders: Homemade Aioli, Mustard, and Boston Lettuce

Savory Slab Tart: Oyster Mushrooms, Leeks, Local Alpine Cheeses* and Aleppo Pepper with an Olive Oil Crust

Roasted Carnival Squash with Za’atar Spice and Salted Yogurt

Red Cabbage Slaw with Cider-Spiked Currants

*Jasper Hill Farm Alpha Tolman, Spring Brook Farm Tarentaise

PRANZI IN FATTORIA at AGRICOLA FARM

(July)

ANTIPASTI:

Heritage Pig Tasting Board: White Prosciutto, Coppa, Pancetta, and Guanciale

Vermont Farmstead Cheeses with Verdure Crude and Blackberry-Sage Compote

Goat’s Milk Ricotta with Ale’s Olive Oil

Sheep’s Milk cheese with Pine Nuts and Honeycomb

Homemade Bread

INSALATE:

Roasted Zucchini and Red Onion with Mascarpone, Chives and Poppy Seeds

Butter Lettuce with Turnips, Basil, and Preserved Lemon Vinaigrette

PRIMO:

Handmade Maltagliati with Sheep’s Butter, Almonds, and Summer Herbs

SECONDO:

Grilled Spiedini Skewers (Ham, Bacon, and Housemade Garlic-Sage Pork Sausage) and Bitter Greens with Caramelized Stone Fruits

DOLCE:

Red Wine Cherries with Cardamom, Softly Whipped Cream, and Sesame-Honey Cookies

To Drink: Strawberry-Lime Soda or BYOB

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Pork, Eggs, Sheep’s Milk, Eggs: Agricola Farm

Goat’s Milk, Honeycomb: Ice House Farm and Creamery

Vermont Farmstead Cheeses: Fairy Tale Farm, Sweet Rowen Farmstead

Produce/Pantry: Elmer Farm, Vermont Farmer’s Markets, Middlebury Natural Foods Co-op, personal gardens

PPRANZI IN FATTORIA at AGRICOLA FARM

(June)

Heritage Pig Tasting Board:

White Proscuitto, Coppa, Pancetta, and Guanciale with onion conserva, seasonal fruits, and Vermont farmstead cheeses

Homemade Bread

INSALATA:

Oak Leaf Lettuce with Purple Radish, Nectarines, and Fennel Seeds

Fat Asparagus with Poached Eggs and Toasted Breadcrumbs

PRIMO:

Homemade Tagliatelle with Zucchini and Mint

SECONDO:

Pork Loin with Ramps, Cardone, and Salsa Verde

DOLCE:

Cornmeal Crostata with Rhubarb, Cream, and Honeysuckle

To Drink:

Blackberry-Lime Soda or BYOB

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Pork and Eggs: Agricola Farm

Cheeses: Sweet Rowen Farm, Fairy Tale Farm

Blackberry Syrup: St. Hillaire Family Farm

Produce: Vermont Farmer’s Markets, Middlebury Natural Foods Co-op, our gardens

FARM TO GRILL at AGRICOLA FARM

(May)

Homemade Focaccia

Elmer Farm Mini Leaf Lettuce with Radish, Fennel, and Sprouted Almonds

Shaved Cabbage Slaw with Sesame- Cider Vinegar

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 Grilled Heritage Pork Ribs or Chops with Broccoli Rabe Pesto

Spiedini with Ham, Housemade Pork Sausage, and Zucchini

Grilled Market Vegetable Plate

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Grilled Melon with Homemade Whipped Cream and Agricola Farm Maple Syrup

To Drink: Lime and Blackcurrant Soda or BYOB

Meat: Agricola Farm

Blackcurrant Syrup: St. Hilaire Family Farm

Cheese: Selection from Sweet Rowen Farm and Fairy Tale Farm available at Agricola’s farm stand across the street