SARAH'S BLOG OF FUN: Benjamin Steakhouse Valentines Day Special

Thursday, February 14, 2013

Benjamin Steakhouse Valentines Day Special

Valentines Day Menu

Champagne Toast
Blue Point Oysters 
Half Dozen on the Half Shell
Jumbo Lump Crab Cake 
Jumbo Shrimp Cocktail 
Arturo’s Cocktail Sauce
Baked Clams 
Seasonal Greens Salad 
Salad of Seasonal Organic Mesclun Greens and Fresh Tomatoes
Sweet & Smoky Canadian Bacon 
Served with Chocolate - Cayenne Dipping Sauce
USDA Prime, Chef Selected,  
Dry Aged Porterhouse Steak 
(Ordered in Pairs)

Filet of Chilean Sea Bass 
USDA Prime Filet Mignon 
Dry Aged USDA Prime Rib Eye Steak 
Surf and Turf 
Lobster Tail paired with USDA Prime Filet Mignon
Choice of one per person
Asparagus - Mashed Potatoes - Broccoli 
Benjamin Home Fries - Creamed Spinach – Cottage Fries 
Onion Rings  
Choice of Dessert 

Freshly Brewed Coffee & Tea   

$79.00 per person
Not including tax and gratuity

Benjamin Steakhouse- Chocolate-Covered Canadian Bacon for Valentine’s Day

This Valentine’s Day, impress your loved one with a unique recipe that is sweet,  smoky and spicy- all in one!

It’s quite heavy- so 2 slices serves up to 4 guests when sliced, and it can be served as a snack, appetizer or even dessert!

Bon appétit!

Benjamin Steakhouse- Chocolate-covered Canadian Bacon With Cinnamon and Cayenne Pepper
(Serves 2-4)

2 slices of extra-thick Canadian Bacon
1 cups of melted chocolate (made with Semi-sweet chocolate morsels)
2 tablespoons cinnamon
1 tablespoon cayenne pepper
Powdered  sugar to top

1) In a double-broiler, melt chocolate morsels. If you do not have a double broiler, simply boil water in a medium-sized pot, then place the chocolate morsels into a smaller saucepan and place it in the larger pan to melt.

2) Stir in cinnamon and cayenne pepper

3) Place Canadian bacon in a rack and broil for about 3 minutes  on each side.

4) Remove Bacon from broiler and pat with a paper towel to remove the oil.

5) With a spoon, coat both sides of the Canadian Bacon with chocolate mixture.

6) Place in a lightly buttered pan, and  add to broiler for about a minute.

7) Remove, sprinkle with powdered sugar, slice and enjoy!

This post is written by Sarah Coulsey. She is a Wife, and Mother of two boys living in New England.

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