This elegant menu for six is centered around a main dish of pork tenderloins rubbed with a combination of cinnamon, coriander and brown sugar and a sweet-tart, cranberry-cider sauce. It makes a beautiful presentation and features all the classic flavors of the season.
Spiced Pork Tenderloin with Cranberry-Cider Sauce - These roasted pork tenderloins are coated with a flavorful blend of brown sugar, cinnamon and coriander and served with a sweet-tart cranberry-cider sauce.
Sun-Dried Tomato and Spinach Wheels - These pretty little appetizer wheels are made with sheets of puff pastry filled with a combination of spinach, sun-dried tomatoes and fontina cheese.
Brussels Sprout, Bacon and Roasted Beet Salad - This salad is made with brussels sprouts, roasted red beets and applewood-smoked bacon and dressed with a cider-cranberry vinaigrette.
Orange Scented Wild Rice and Chestnuts - A combination of wild rice, white rice and roasted chestnuts flavored with orange, honey and thyme makes a nice side dish for roasted meats and poultry.
Baked Orange Sweet Potatoes - Sweet potatoes whipped together with eggs, orange juice, zest and spices bake up to make a light and fluffy side dish.
Bourbon-Laced Pumpkin Gingerbread Cake - A moist, spicy cake with a crumb crust, classic gingerbread spices and a hint of flavor from good Kentucky bourbon.