January 18th – 7pm Next Wine and Food Pairing

Sabores de Centroamerica Thursday, January 18 – 7pm The event is bite-size portions of each course paired with a complementary wine Appetizer: Gallo Pinto Lizano – Fried rice & bean balls with a cumin pepper dipping sauce ( Costa Rica) Salad: Pupusas de Queso Curtido – Cheese stuffed corn tortilla with traditional El Salvadorian slaw ( Cabbage, carrot, oregano, apple cider vinegar, goat cheese) Soup: Kakik – Mayan Turkey soup with flavors of garlic, ancho chili & a…

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Winter Warming Sale!!

Come check out our January Specials! Featuring  free samples of all of our delicious ports, 3 Rivers Cabernet, and Prima Donna cheese.  Enjoy 10% off all featured items.  Also, enjoy 10% off our seasonal cider Cozy Cabin made by Painted Turtle out of Lowell, MI. Come check out our recipe for a Cuban sandwich made with specialty items from the store!      

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Balsamic Glazed Caprese Chicken

6 skinless, chicken thighs 1 teaspoon Village Batch™ Raw Greek Oregano 1 teaspoon dried basil 1 teaspoon salt Cracked black pepper, to taste 1 tablespoon Village Batch™ Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil 2 tablespoons minced garlic 1/3 cup Roland™ Balsamic Glaze 1 1/2 cups grape or cherry tomatoes, divided 8 oz. fresh mozzarella cheese, cut into 6″ x 1/2″ slices 1/4 cup fresh basil leaves, chiffonade chiffonade: stack, roll, slice. Stack the leaves on top…

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Michigan Toss Salad

All measurements will depend on number of guests and your personal taste Mixed baby greens Ferris Dried Cherries™ Chopped Marcona Almonds™ Crumbled Capriole Goat Cheese™ Esch’s Thunder Bay Cherry Poppy Seed Dressing™   Layer salad in order of ingredients and serve with the dressing.

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Dipping Oil

Village Batch™ Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil Blis™ Tuscan Spice Rub J-Dub’s™ French Bread (sliced)   Pour approximately a ¼ cup of the olive oil in a shallow dish/edged small plate and sprinkle with Blis Tuscan Spice Rub. Place J-Dub’s sliced french bread on a platter or in a basket. Dip bread in the olive oil mixture and enjoy.

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