NOVEMBER RECIPES: Cranberry Brown Butter Pecan Biscotti

 Welcome to the new leader of our culinary team, Chef Brendan Murphy.  The Chef has transformed the dinner menu at Starky’s with creative and flavorful dishes that will knock you out!  Chef Brendan makes fresh pasta and pizza dough daily and creates a Chef’s Special featuring local products in the area. each day.  Each dish is paired with a wine from our easy to navigate wine list.  Desserts are show stoppers with our own rich custom roast from Rockford Coffee.  Drop in and meet the Chef, taste something wonderful, and have a great evening of dining @ Starky’s Downtown Bozeman! NOVEMBER 2013 “The Sunday Chef’s Test Kitchen” Food Report November is cranberry season and these tart little gems are all over our menu at Starky’s.  We are crazy for cranberries in the Starky test kitchen where food testing happens on Sundays; a leisurely day to explore new flavors & ideas without the hubbub of a noisy commercial kitchen.  Sunday food should be slower & more delicious with details that a weeknight quick fix just doesn’t accomplish.  Here’s what the Sunday Chef is sharing with you this week: Cranberry & Brown Butter Pecan Biscotti Starky’s Sunday Chef Recipe: 2 cups flour ¾ cup sugar 1 teaspoon baking powder ½ teaspoon sea salt 3 eggs 2 Tablespoons Orange Liquor 1 Tablespoon Vanilla Zest of one medium size orange 8 ounces dried cranberries (about 1 cup) 8 ounces Pecans (Walnuts or Pistachio) 1 teaspoon unsalted butter Raw or Coarse Sugar for sprinkling   First Things First:  Get all of these ingredients out on your counter and measure them out.  Preheat your oven...

Exemplary Community Partner Award from “Thrive”

Starky’s Restaurant in Downtown Bozeman is so pleased to accept the award of “Exemplary Community Partner’ from one of Bozeman’s most wonderful Local non-profit organizations “Thrive”.    Thrive has wonderful support & programs which enhance the lives of Gallatin Valley Families.  We’ve been working with”Thrive” for years in support of their efforts.  As we continue live, grow & work in Bozeman, we have met and become more involved with many other incredible local non profit organizations that are also doing great work for our community.  As a result, Starky’s has added to our Company Mission & Ethics a statement that simply reads “To do Good in our Community”.  Starky’s has developed a monthly fund and a quarterly budget for support, sponsorships and in-kind donations that directly impact the well being of our neighbors in the Gallatin Valley and across Montana.  It feels great to be a vital part of this prospering & caring community and we thank “Thrive” for the honor.  Stop in to check out the beautiful award hanging in our vestibule next time you are in for lunch or...

Homemade Ice Cream and Chocolate Dipped Waffle Cones!

Starky’s Bakery has been in high gear producing great flavors of hand churned ice cream for the summer patio season.  Hannah, Breanne, and  Austin are serving up hand pressed waffle cups and cones dipped in dark chocolate filled with amazing flavors such as “Chunky Monkey”, “Fresh Cherry & Chocolate Chunk”, “Tropical Mango”, “Fresh Berry” and of course, our “Real Vanilla Bean Vanilla”.  Every day these talented local bakers assemble an”Ice Cream Cake of the Day” with fudgy brownie layers and it’s flying off our New Summer Menu.   We can custom create an ice cream cake for you for birthdays or parties with a few days notice.  After a great day of hiking, biking, or floating, nothing feels better than hanging out on Bozeman’s Best Outdoor Patio, enjoying a great summer dinner, and ending with our amazing...