2012 WINTER - PASSPORT MAGAZINE - If Winter Bites, Bite Back - Hearty Fare in Litchfield County Conn.
By Daniella Forte
Chefs and Restaurant owners from some of the best restaurants in Litchfield County, Conn., have the following recipe of priorities in mind when preparing menus for the winter season: Adding seasonal dishes that offer warmth and comfort while tasting delicious and being health conscious.
Whether you are looking for healthy fare or simply want a dish that will feel like a warm blanket wrapped around you.
The popular White Horse Country Pub and Restaurant in Washington Conn. Presents amongst other hearty winter fare, a Coq au Vin, red wine marinated chicken, slow cooked with mushrooms, pearl onions, lardons, thyme, garlic and a little Cognac, served with mashed potatoes and vegetables. "This is a great traditional country dish. It was popular in France, England and Washington D.C." says the White Horse owner John Harris. 860-868-1496 www.whitehorsecountrypub.com