Monadnock Music Picnic Basket Auction

MM picnic basket

MM picnic basket

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The remaining baskets and their current bid prices (as of 8/10) are:

Traditional Russian Zakuska (Tapas) - $375
The Wally's Basket - $50
Vegetarian Delights - $73
The John Shonle Basket $75
The Will Fregosi Basket - $75
The Brooklyn - $75

Picnic for auction winners will take place prior to the Closing Night Concert on August 13 at 5:00 pm.

Join us for unique picnics created by your favorite local restaurants, chefs, and friends of the festival. All Picnics are packed in beautiful custom designed Peterboro Basket Company Baskets ($79 value). Each basket contains a different spread, and includes Fruit Salad and Desserts made by Deborah Waldo, Water and Lavender Lemonade. Wines provided by Michael Dell’Orto. Flowers provided by Dorry Richmond and Laina Barakat.


Russian Tea Room Cookbook


Traditional Russian Zakuska (Tapas)

Prepared by Andre Jaeger - From the Russian Tea Room Cookbook - Serves 6 people
Chilled Golden Beet Borscht
Eggplant Orientale
Circasian Walnut Chicken
Marinated Mushrooms a la Greque
Chopped Chicken Liver Pate
Marble Rye & Russian Black Bread
Strawberries Romanoff
This basket comes with a complimentary bottle of Valdobbiadene Prosecco

The Wally's Basket

Prepared by General Manager Laina Barakat - Middle Eastern Spread - Serves 6 people
Stuffed Grape Leaves
Baba Ganoush with Pita
Cucumber Tomato Salad with Mint & Dill
Lamb Kofta with Tzatziki
Grilled Eggplant with Feta and Pomegranate Molasses
Jeweled Couscous Salad
Tahini Beet Dip with Pinenuts
Egyptian Rosewater Cookies
This basket comes with a complimentary bottle of Les Darons 2014

Vegetarian Delights


Vegetarian Delights

Prepared by Ryleigh & Pam Lorimer - Serves 4 people
Grilled Vegetables with Smoky Paprika Vinaigrette
Cheese and Crackers
Homemade chocolate chip cookies & Strawberries
This basket comes with a complimentary bottle of Grenache

The John Shonle Basket

Prepared by Sunflowers Café - Serves 4 people
Merlot Cheese & Crackers
Marinated Beef Tenderloin Salad

with Tomato, Red Potato, Shredded Carrots Red Onion, and Vinaigrette Dressing

French Baguette
Fruit Salad
This basket comes with a complimentary bottle of L’Ardi 2014

The Will Fregosi Basket


The Will Fregosi Basket

Serves 4 people
Smoked Oysters & blue cheese with crackers
Barbecued Chicken with mildly spiced apple & raisin conserve
Crunchy Veggie Salad (non-mayonnaise dressing)
Black Quinoa & Chick Pea Pasta Salad with lemony non-mayonnaise dressing
Maple Syrup Walnut Pie with real maple syrup from our own sugar maples
After Dinner Mints
This basket comes with a complimentary bottle of Vigne Di Chiarlo 2010

The Brooklyn

Prepared by Andre Jaeger - Serves 4 people
Lox, Bagels & Cream Cheese
Sliced Onions, Tomatoes & Cucumbers
Party Sandwiches:
Tuna, Egg Salad, Cucumber & Pickles, Salmon Salad
Fresh Green Salad

The tomatoes and cucumbers with be from our garden.

This basket comes with a complimentary bottle of La Cala 2015

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