Tag Archives: Thanksgiving Recipe

Helping Others Have A Wonderful Holiday

We were so lucky to host some wonderful children from the CASA of Kern program for an early Thanksgiving feast.   We really could  not have done this without the support of our patrons.   Just eating a meal or two at the restaurant helps us fund this event!  SO, thank you! Of course, we do have […]

Seasonal Recipe

Looking for a cranberry sauce to knock your socks off? Look no further! This is perfect for any occasion during the holidays.  The recipe works well on a savory table as a side dish, or as an accent to a simple dessert like pound cake or ice cream.   “We make this every year for […]

Happy Thanksgiving!

How are you spending the day?  We hope surrounded by loved ones, with a bounty of food! This year, we at Valentien, will once again kick off our Season of Giving by serving a Thanksgiving meal to kids in need.   Nothing could make us happier. Are you cooking?  Scrambling for a special dish to bring […]

Holiday Hours

Thanksgiving:  CLOSED to the public.  Serving to families in need. This year’s charity is CASA. Tuesday, December 4th  CLOSED for DINNER  (private party).  OPEN for LUNCH. Friday, December 14th OPEN for DINNER.     CLOSED for LUNCH  (private party) Monday, December 17  CLOSED  (private party) Christmas Eve:  OPEN One seating only.  6:00pm.  Call for reservations. […]

The best gift of all?

Save Between 20-30% Thank Your Best Clients, Your Friends, Your Family, Or Save The Reward All For You! Offer Valid for Purchase through December 2012. No expiration date on redemption. Corporate Gift Giving with Valentien A special night out at Valentien Restaurant and Wine Bar is the perfect way to say thank you to your […]

Squash with a Twist and a Crunch

  This recipe is a nice alternative side dish to your Thanksgiving table, none of the cloying sweetness, but still sweet to please the kids, with a bit of good-for-you crunch.   Rosemary Roasted Squash and Sun Choke Chips Serves 8-12 (depending on your portioning)   Ingredients: 4 Acorn Squash, with seeds and inner fibers […]

Citrus Kale Salad with Frozen Blue Cheese

Citrus Kale Salad with Toasted Walnuts and Warm Roasted Grapes and Frozen Blue Cheese serves 8-12 depending on portion size 4 large bunch kale, washed and trimmed of stems Medium Chunk of Blue Cheese, frozen. Yes, Frozen. 2 cups of Walnuts   1 bunch red seedless grapes Olive Oil 4 sprigs of Thyme (2 sprigs […]

An Alternative To Pie

We recently sent out, in our email newsletter, a request for your recipe requests. The dishes you have had at Valentien, and really want to replicate at home.  Today we present Chocolate Marquis requested by Deanna S. We thought the timing for this request couldn’t be more perfect.  With the holidays upon us, this makes […]

A Recipe From Our Fall Menu

Roast Pumpkin 2 lbs fresh pumpkin, peeled & seeded  (clean and reserve seeds) 2 tablespoons olive oil 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper 1 teaspoon thyme   Directions Quarter and then carefully peel and seed the pumpkin. Cut into chunky 2″ cubes. Place pumpkin on baking sheet Add the olive oil, salt, […]

Stuff a Pumpkin!

Perfect for Thanksgiving! Recipe Stuffed Baked Pumpkin   2 each (or 4 small) 1 to 2 lb pumpkin, cleaned and hollowed.     1 large sweet potato, cubed, roasted ½ lb acorn squash, cubed, roasted 2 cups leeks sliced 2 tablespoons sage chopped 2 cups chantrelle, or other exotic mushrooms cleaned, coarsely chopped 2 tablespoons […]