Thursday, December 13, 2012


Christmas Morning

Cranberry Orange Scones $2.50 each
Nutmeg Spice Cake (serves 8-10) $14
Old Fashioned Gingerbread Cake with Coffee Glaze (serves 8-10) $14
Sticky Toffee Pudding with maple Caramel Sauce (serves 6-8) $14
Apple Cinnamon Sugar Cake (serve 6-8) $14
Pecan Sticky Rolls 12 rolls $15
Breakfast Platter - a mixe of our cranberry morning rolls, croissiants, lemon bread and persimmon muffins (serves 6-8) $25


Wild Mushroom soup with toasted barley, rosemary and thyme $6/pint
Orange and beet salad with local walnuts, Gorgonzola and arugula with orange thyme vinaigrette (serve 4) $11
Shaved Brussels spout salad with dried currant, horseradish and mustard (serves 4) $10
Roasted seasonal vegetables $15
Gratineed broccoli with Gruyere and fresh nutmeg (serves 4) $11
Root Vegetable Pot-Pie with buttermilk biscuits and sage (serves 6) $15
Slow-Braised Beef short rids with red wine reduction and creamy Parmesan polenta (serve 4-6) $30
Meat Lasagna $30 serve 6-8
Spinach and Mushroom with white sauce Lasagna $25 (serves 6-8)

Buche de noel – dark chocolate with salted caramel (made to look like a log) (serves 8) $30
Croquembouche – tower of vanilla-filled cream puffs held together with spun sugar and topped spaced with winter flowers. $36
Apple pithivier – caramelized apples and almond cream in a puff pastry shell (serves 8) $30
Dark chocolate cream pie (serves 8) $20
Cranberry Orange Cheesecake (serves 10) $30
Pavolva with pomegranates and oranges with a caramel sauces (serves 6) $25
Cranberry/Almond Mince Pies (serves 6) $15

Gluten Free Sides

brocollini with brown butter and cashews (serves 4-6) $10

gluten free root pot pie (serves 6-8) $17

roasted brussel sprout with apples (serve 4-6) $10

Roasted potatoes, onion, garlic, tomatoes, olives and raisins serves 6-8 $14


Gluten Free lemon and ginger scones $3 each

Gluten free ginger and carrot squares $3 each

Cranberry and walnut muffins 4 for $8

gluten free cinnamon rolls 8 rolls for $12


Peublo Bread - $7 large loaf

Gluten Free Dinner Rolls 8rolls $6


double chocolate mocha cookies 6 cookies $7

apricot and cranberry biscotti $8 for 12 biscotti

gluten free crumble topped mince pies 4 pies for $6

pine nut, almond and lemon cake $16 per cake (serves 6)

Orders may be picked up starting Saturday 2/22 through 12/24.  Deliveries by prior arrangement on Christmas Day.

Sunday, November 11, 2012

Thanksgiving Menu!

Long enough with a neglected blog!  I am back, starting with our Thanksgiving menu.  Hope you enjoy this years selection.  Please check back for our Christmas Menu and our weekly blog postings with menus.
Thanksgiving Menu
Please place order by November 20th.  
Apple Breton Pie $20
Sugar Pumpkin Pie $15
Pumpkin Layer Pie $20
Southern Pecan Pie $22
French Silk Chocolate Pie $15
Lemon Cream Pie $15
Walnut Honey Pie $22
Pumpkin-Gingersnap Tiramisu $3/serving
Pumpkin Cheesecake bars with caramel swirls $4/serving
Ginger Upside Cake $12 (6 bars)
Salt Lick $20 for 4
Cranberry, Almond and Cinnamon Tart $20
Bittersweet Chocolate tart with candied oranges $20
Double corn cornbread with thyme $5 (for 6 muffins)
Parker House Rolls (6 rolls)
Fig-Walnut rolls $5 (6 rolls)
Buttermilk Biscuits with Parsley and Sage
 $5 (6 rolls)
Pecan Sweet rolls $15 for 12
Pumpkin Scones $4 for 2
Gingerbread with coffee glaze (serves 6-8_$12
Sweet Pumpkin Breakfast Cake with crumb topping $10 (serves 6-8)
Sweet Potato Soup/Chipolte $6/quart
Apple-butternut squash soup $6/quart
Sweet Potato (twice baked with ricotta and herbs) $11 for 4
Bitter Green salad with pears, fennel goat cheese and apple cider vinaigrette (serves 4) $11
Roasted heirloom squash and mushrooms with thyme $9 for 4
bacon and Apple stuffing $10 for 4
Sausage and Mint Stuffing $12 for 4
Seasonal Roasted Vegetables (serves 6) $14
Spicy Kale, green beans and mushrooms $10 for 4
Gluten Free
Gluten-Free Pumpkin Pie $20
white rice, sorghum and sweet rice flours, cinnamon, egg, apple cider vinegar, butter
Gluten Free Spicy Ginger Cookies $5 for 6
Sorghum, white rice flours, dried ginger, cinnamon, eggs natural sugar and butter.
Gluten Free Savory
Gluten free Sweet Potato Apple Casserole $15 (6)

Thursday, January 19, 2012

Fancy Food Show 2012

Last week I attended the Fancy Food Show in San Francisco.  This is the North America's largest specialty food and beverage show.  The show hosts more than 1300 vendors from 50 plus countries.  It is always an overwhelming show.  Your tastebuds don't quite know how to react to the samples that each vendor willingly gives you. I didn't see as many new trends this year.  However, there was still some exciting things to see and taste.  I noticited that vegetables were a big item.  Freeze dried veggies, pickeled veggies as a snack items were at a number of vendors.  Hummus chip (yummy) seemed to replace the Pop Chips of last year.  Oat Shakes and Almond Water were new this year.  The chocolate oat shake would be great for a filling treat.  Coconut was big last year in water.  This year it was in pudding, ice cream (thai coconut) and cookies (ginger coconut).  The vendor I like the best was company selling mushroom kits using recycled Peets Coffee.  I am hoping to get in on a restaurant protype with them.
After two days at the show I my feet where aching and I didn't want to try one more sample.  I did come across a sign that let the participants know some of the health benefits from participating in the show.  When you walk the entire show (which I did twice) you walk about 10,000 steps.  That is about 4.3 miles and you burn about 432 calories.  No wonder I was exhausted!

Fish Pie $6/serving or $26 for 9x13
Potatoes, eggs, white fish, mustard, carrots, onions, free-range eggs, spinach, Italian parsley, nutmeg, cheese

Korean Beef Stew with Napa Cabbage and Pickles $6/serving or $26 for 9x13
beef chuck, soy sauce, sugar, white wine, onion, garlic japeleno, bean sprouts, beef stock, sour pickles, rice
Winter Vegetable Chili $6/serving
Onion, garlic, red pepper, carrots, parsnips, chili powder, cumin, tomatoes, adobo, hominy, brown rice, kidney beans

Zucchini and Mushroom Cannelloni $5/serving or $25 for (9x13)
mixed mushroom, zucchini, spinach, garlic, ricotta, mint, egg, cream, tomatoes, blue cheese,free-range eggs

Cabbage Soup $6/quart
garlic, onion, carrots, tomatoes, raisins, cabbage, greek yogurt, lemon

Potato Salad with Hummus and Yogurt Dressing $5/quart
potatoes, hummus, yogurt, sweet onion, Italian parsley, thaini

Blackberry Breakfast Bars 6 bars for $4
whole oats, cinnamon, whole wheat flour, blackberries, natural sugar, lemon zest, unsalted butter

Orange Cake $4/piece
orange slices, orange juice, sugar, cinnamon, vanilla, orange zest, phyllo, semolina, olive oil, flour

Apple Sharlotka - Russian Cake $4/piece
apples, free range eggs, cinnamon, flour, sugar, vanilla

Maple Walnut Trifle $4/trifle
Maple syrup, walnuts, cake flour, milk, canola oil, butter, eggs, vanilla

Lemon Thumbprint Cookies with Blood Orange Marmalade $5 for 8 cookies
unsalted butter, organic sugar,  flour, chocolate, lemon, free-range eggs, blood oranges

Thursday, January 12, 2012

New Things to Come!

Happy New Year to all of you!  Thank you for all your support over the last year. I am also grateful that I was able to share stories, good food and friendship with so many of you.

A new year and new projects on the horizon.  Can you guess from the picture?  I am giving you a sneak peak at what I hope is to come.  I promise to let you in on things as they progress.

As I am applying for upcoming permits for the Farmer's Market, I would like to know what you would like to see from MagPies.  Would you like us to be at more Markets?   What you like our menu to include? Lunches?  Larger breakfast menu?  Coffee and or teas?  A set dessert menu?  Whole Pies?  Meat Pies?  Let me know what you think!  You can respond by hitting the comments section on the blog, our facebook page, email or by calling me.  I am looking forward to your input.

I will be at the Annual Food Show in S.F. on Sunday.  I will have someone available to do deliveries on Sunday from 9-11am but will also do deliveries on Saturday this week from 9am-11am.   Please specify which day you would like. 

Lemon Spiced Chicken with Chickpeas $25 (9x13) or $6/serving
organic chicken stock, chickpeas, lemon, chicken pieces, cumin, cinnamon, spinach, onion

Ham, Kale and butternut squash with Herb Croutons $25 (9x13) or  $6/serving
Ham, kale, squash, Italian parsley, shallots, organic chicken stock, herbs, sourdough croutons

Butternut Squash and Peanut Curry $24 (9x13) or $5/serving
chillies, garlic, ginger, onions, coconut milk, fish sauce, organic tomato puree, organic peanut butter, peanuts

Gnocchi with Blue Cheese Sauce $5/serving
Potatoes, creamy blue cheese, half and half, fresh spinach, walnut, Parmesan, flour, organic eggs

Vanilla/Cinnamon Scones $3 for 2 scones
Butter, Flour, cinnamon, organic sugar, egg

Toffee Apple Muffins 2 muffins $4
Toffee, apple, sugar, flour, pecans

Chocolate, Almond and Banana Parfait $5/parfait
amaretto, marscopne, half and half, bittersweet chocolate, flour, organic sugar, organic eggs, almonds

Orange Meringue Pie $5/piece
organic sugar, local oranges, organic eggs, flour, butter

Apple and Cheese Cobbler $4 individual order
Sour Cream, Mixed apples, organic sugar, butter, flour, cheese

Orange and Oatmeal cookies with Bittersweet Chocolate Chips $4 for 6 cookies
oranges, oatmeal, , wholemeal flour, banana, walnuts, brown sugar,desiccated coconut