DARK TONES:  Deep flavors in the black walnut pie at Boardwalk Cafe

  • Kat Robinson
  • DARK TONES: Deep flavors in the black walnut pie at Boardwalk Cafe

There is something about the flavor of black walnuts that reminds me of childhood and fall, picking up the big round clad capsules out of the yard and watching one of the adults carefully but adeptly smack them with a hammer to get to the meat inside.

There are a lot of memorable flavors that come out in the Black Walnut Pie at Jasper’s Boardwalk Café. The pie’s just another reason to make the trek up Highway 7 for a drop-in with the Morgans.

I mean, of course there’s the amazing all-local buffalo burger. There are great all-organic eats like elk chili over cheese enchiladas, elk gumbo and buffalo steaks, homemade salsas and salads made from all Newton County ingredients and those great potatoes cooked with herbs from the Café’s garden.

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