Recipes

Chili Con Grafton Queso

Chef Martin’s Chile Con Grafton Queso Ingredients 2 1/2 lbs Grafton Cheddar, diced or shredded (1 or 2 Year Aged) 1 1/3 c milk 1 c diced onion 1/2 c diced Anaheim chiles 1/2 c sliced jalapenos 1/2 c Tomatoes, diced 2 tea chopped fresh garlic 3 tea ground cumin 11/4 tea freshly ground black […]

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Grafton Cheddar Puffs with Roasted Tomato Salsa

Grafton Cheddar Puffs with Roasted Tomato Salsa A delicious and easy Mediterranean dish. We served this at a recent Spanish wine dinner here at the inn. Enjoy! Puffs: 2 ½ ounces  all purpose flour 2 ounces  olive oil 5 ounces  water 2 each  whole eggs 2 ounces  Grafton cheddar, shredded (1 or 2 year) ½ […]

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Wild Mushroom & Spinach Risotto with Grafton Smoked Cheddar

A  delicious, comfort-food that pops with the creaminess of Grafton Cheese. Ingredients 2 cups Arborio rice 1 bottle white wine, Chardonnay 1 large sweet onion, thin julienne 1 shallot, finely chopped ½ lb baby spinach 1.5 quarts miso broth (combine yellow miso & hot water) 6 oz Grafton Maple Smoked Cheddar, grated 4 oz unsalted […]

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Maple Pumpkin Pecan Cheesecake

Pumpkin Maple Pecan Cheesecake 1 1/3 cup graham cracker crumbs ¼ cup sugar 5 tbl melted butter 24 oz cream cheese at room temp 3 each lrg eggs 15 oz pumpkin puree, pure 14 oz sweetened condensed milk 3 tbl maple syrup (I like b or even c grade) 2 tsp ground cinnamon 1 tsp […]

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Clementine and Maple Roast Goose

A delicious Christmas combination. Enjoy with a nice crisp Sauvignon blanc. Ingredients One whole goose (10-12 lbs) available at your local co-op 6 each clementines (halved and juiced, except for two) 2 oz dark maple syrup 2 T fresh sage 4 sprigs fresh rosemary 4 cloves garlic (chopped) Sea salt and fresh ground white pepper […]

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Grafton Inn Style Apple Pie

Courtesy Pastry Chef Jason Corrigan, The Grafton Inn Apple Note: Cortland, Gala, Empire and Macintosh are all fine substitutes for apple pie, but the texture of a Granny Smith holds together best and has a good tartness for pies. Ingredients 1 egg (beaten and mixed with 1 T water) 2 12-inch sheets puff pastry (square) […]

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Pan Seared Venison Loin

Courtesy of The Grafton Inn Cook and Prep Time: 35 minutes | Yield: Serves Two | Suggested wine: Sineann Old Vine Zinfandel Pan Seared Venison Loin with caramelized Brussels sprouts, a parsnip puree with Vermont mascarpone and goat cheeses and served with a pomegranate port reduction. Ingredients 6 oz Vermont venison loin 10 Brussels sprouts, […]

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Panko Crusted Potato & Vermont Feta Cake

Courtesy of The Grafton Inn These delicious potato feta cakes are featured as a special at The Grafton Inn from time to time. These have a Vermont twist with the local feta in the cakes and ramps in the emulsion. Enjoy them with a green salad and a crisp white wine like a Ferrari Carano Fume […]

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Grafton Inn Scones

This version includes raspberries. You can add any fruit you prefer. Makes 8 scones Ingredients 2/3 cup of buttermilk or plain yogurt 1 large egg 3 cups all-purpose flour 4 teaspoons of baking powder 1/2 teaspoon of baking soda 1/2 teaspoon of salt 8 tablespoons (1 stick) cold unsalted butter, cut up 1 cup fresh […]

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Summer Squash Spaghetti

Ingredients 1 medium summer squash 1 medium zucchini 1 yellow tomato 1 red tomato Basil 2 tablespoons Pesto 1 red pepper 1 cup heavy cream 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 teaspoon shallot ½ cup Grafton Cheddar cheese 1 tablespoon roasted garlic Equipment required Japanese Mandolin (spin cutter) Procedure Dice tomatoes (1/2 inch dice) set aside, […]

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