Think of this recipe as a handy template for a mini savory bread pudding (or a strata, if you prefer to call it that), and substitute your favorite cheese or another vegetable if you like.
This dish is a simple roast chicken preparation with a savory spoon bread.
For his dish, Manson, a private chef on the Island, said he “wanted to see beach plums presented in a completely different way."
This is Jenna Sprafkin’s second year as head chef at the Chilmark Tavern. Just prior to coming to the Vineyard, she worked for a number of years at Primo, a top farm/restaurant in Rockland, Maine.
Because ice cream recipes vary based on available equipment, Lattanzi gives this basic method for adding a beach plum swirl.
Serve this hearty gratin with grilled bluefish or roast chicken. Sit outside. Sip something cool. Tell stories. Have seconds.
For some, weddings may mean champagne toasts and lengthy best man’s speeches, but for old-school folks, it’s all about the punch.
Jessica B. Harris