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Holiday Favorites from Cafe 43: Roasted Beet Salad

This week, we’re highlighting some of our team’s favorite Thanksgiving dishes, as interpreted by John Maas, the Executive Chef at the Bush Center’s Café 43. He will be preparing them at holiday parties at the Bush Center this season, and now he’s sharing the recipes on our blog so that anyone can prepare the same dishes for their own holiday table.

Holiday Favorites from Cafe 43: Pecan Pie

This week, we’re highlighting some of our team’s favorite Thanksgiving dishes, as interpreted by John Maas, the Executive Chef at the Bush Center’s Café 43. He will be preparing them at holiday parties at the Bush Center this season, and now he’s sharing the recipes on our blog so that anyone can prepare the same dishes for their own holiday table.

Holiday Favorites from Cafe 43: Green Bean Casserole

This week, we’re highlighting some of our team’s favorite Thanksgiving dishes, as interpreted by John Maas, the Executive Chef at the Bush Center’s Café 43. He will be preparing them at holiday parties at the Bush Center this season, and now he’s sharing the recipes on our blog so that anyone can prepare the same dishes for their own holiday table.

Today’s dish is a classic: green bean casserole.

Green Bean Casserole

Ingredients

Casserole:1 lb fresh green beans, trimmed, washed, and cut into 2" pieces2 tbsp butter8 ounces small mushrooms, thinly sliced½ yellow onion, chopped1 tsp minced garlic2 tbsp flour1¼ cup chicken broth¾ cup heavy cream¼ cup grated parmesan cheese1 tsp salt, or to taste¼ tsp finely ground black pepper, or to taste¼ tsp ground nutmeg

Crispy onion strings for topping:1 ½ small yellow onions1/2 tsp salt2 cups flourpinch cayenne pepper1 qt vegetable oil, or as needed for frying

Procedure

New Seasonal Menu Items Available at Café 43

There’s a chill in the air, football season is well underway (Go SMU Mustangs!) and that means fall is finally here in Dallas! Inspired by the fresh, seasonal foods available locally in the autumn months, Café 43 has released a new menu with what are sure to become many of your fall favorites.

Bush Center In The News

The George W. Bush Presidential Center in recent headlines.

Café 43, Almost Open for Business!

Café 43 is a full-service restaurant on the grounds of the 23-acre Bush Center and will be operated by Dallas-based food and beverage management specialists, Culinaire.