Big Tex's Birthday Dinner - (cooked by Tex himself)

A great meal.

Menu

Appetizer

House Cured & Smoked Salmon with Caviar Service

Wines
1996 Salon
1996 Billecart-Salmon Grand Cuvee Brut
2004 Kistler Chardonnay McCrea Vineyard


Second Course

Bryan Flannery Rack of Lamb Medallions with Lamb Reduction, Cognac & Dijon
Mixed Field Greens

Wines
1992 Penfolds Grange
2006 Pax Syrah Obsidian


Third Course

Heartbrand Beef Akaushi Flank Steak with Korean Inspired Glaze
Koshihikari Fried Rice

Wines
1993 Anne & Francois Gros Richebourg
1998 Domaine Comte Georges de Vogue Musigny V.V.


Main Course

Bryan Flannery USDA Prime 52 Day Dry Aged Porterhouse
Three Cheese Potato Gratin with White Truffle Oil
Pan Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Pig & Shallots

Wines
1990 Chateau Montrose
1990 Cos d’Estournel
2004 Mystery Wine #1
2004 Mystery Wine #2

Dessert

Apple Galette with Homemade Vanilla Bean Ice Cream

The Pics

Smoked Salmon with Caviar Service

GA Caviar

Second Course

Bryan Flannery Rack of Lamb Medallions with Lamb Reduction, Cognac & Dijon
Mixed Field Greens

Third Course

Heartbrand Beef Akaushi Flank Steak with Korean Inspired Glaze
Koshihikari Fried Rice


Main Course

Bryan Flannery USDA Prime 52 Day Dry Aged Porterhouse
Three Cheese Potato Gratin with White Truffle Oil
Pan Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Pig & Shallots

Nice and Salted

On the Grill

Crust!

Time to Rotate

Resting

The Wines

1996 Salon

2004 Kistler Chardonnay McCrea

2006 Pax Syrah Obsidian

1992 Penfolds Grange

1993 Anne & Francois Gros Richebourg

1998 Vogue Musigny V.V.

1990 Chateau Montrose

1990 Cos d’Estournel

Wow even for a grass grazer that looks wonderful. I should invite Tex as a special guest to cook off against the Iron Chef and other culinary celebs at my annual Culinary festival. [welldone.gif]
Tex, I have to get you to our James Beard Reunion Dinner in April. The presentation is the bomb.

2004 Penfolds Cabernet Shiraz Bin 60A

2004 Penfolds Kalimna Cabernet Sauvignon Block 42

1971 Chateau Gilette Creme de Tete

2006 DRC Vosne Romanee 1er Cuvee Duvault-Blachot

Where are the pics of the Dora the Explora glass?

Landreth has those…

Look for them tomorrow

Looking at the “cooked” meat pics, I’m not standing still at Berserkerfest, for fear of being eaten by one of you cannibals.

I would for yes on this.

Great pics.
Happy Birthday Tex.
Fabulous wines.
I love that GA Caviar!
Excellent stuff.

Well done, fellas. It looks like an incredible meal and a sick selection of vinos.