Luke and Ben from Luke’s Lobster Serve Up a Root Vegetable Gratin with Oysters

Luke and Ben took the day off and went to the farmer’s market to pick up ingredients before preparing a beet, turnip, onion, and butternut squash gratin with a seed crust served alongside roasted oysters on the half shell.

Released on 11/3/2016

Credits

Starring: Ben Conniff and Luke Holden

Filmed at Down to Earth Park Slope Farmers Market (http://downtoearthmarkets.com) and Luke's Lobster (http://www.lukeslobster.com)

Transcript

00:00
(crowd talking)
00:03
(light folk music)
00:04
Hi I'm Ben. I'm Luke.
00:06
We're from Luke's Lobster.
00:07
And today we took a day off of work
00:09
and went to the market,
00:10
and we're gonna make something a little different
00:11
from what we make at the restaurant.
00:13
A root vegetable Gratin and some broiled oysters.
00:16
Do we need anything else, Ben?
00:17
We gotta grab some herbs from the garden.
00:21
Got to put all the scraps in the compost
00:22
cause we're in Brooklyn.
00:23
(laughs)
00:25
We're gonna save the seeds to toast them up.
00:28
You guys can tell from watching us we're not trained chefs.
00:33
We are trained helpers at Thanksgiving.
00:36
(light folk music)
00:40
We'll do a layer of veggies, we'll do a layer of onions
00:44
we'll go back for.
00:46
And that's gonna add that crunch
00:48
in place of breadcrumbs, alright she's ready to go
00:50
in the oven.
00:54
(water streaming)
00:58
Cut the mussel along the top
01:00
and then cut the mussel on the bottom.
01:02
(light folk music)
01:11
Just gonna spoon a little bit into each one of these guys.
01:14
I would say nothing's worse with cheese,
01:17
they should start to bubble and then brown
01:19
in very short period of time.
01:21
Alright look at that.
01:23
Soft, fairly wilted root vegetables.
01:25
Test the heat those are ready to eat.
01:29
Cheers buddy. Cheers.
01:33
That's is absolutely delicious.
01:34
[Ben] A little seed crusted on top.
01:39
Proper traditional Thanksgiving meal.
01:41
(light folk music)