To begin, Lauren sets the mood by showing viewers how to make two of her signature cocktails, Romance and a Flirtini. Next on the menu, Filet Mignon topped with Balsamic Reduction and Melted Goat Cheese. Lauren demonstrates how this juicy and tantalizing dish is not just reserved for upscale restaurants by making each step simple and easy to follow. With its perfect balance of starch and salt, Potato Gratin serves as the perfect compliment to the rich filet mignon. Although potato gratin can be tricky, Lauren provides useful tips to ensure a harmonious relationship between the viewer and the dish. No romantic dinner is complete without dessert. Learn how to create Chocolate Pots de Crème, a creamy, decadent dessert that is sure to end the evening on a positive note.
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Watch Capital Cooking on the Dish Network channels 9396 and 9407. Cocktail Party will air on Wednesday, July 28, 2010 at 4 p.m. EST.
Photo by Duane Heaton