Welcome back Dear Readers.
I wanted to do something special
for my friend
who is moving back to Denmark soon.
So I decided to have something
surprise dinner party for her.
For days I planned, schemed, and plotted.
Then there were stops, and some repeat stops at many shops.
When all my ingredients were assembled
I cooked my tail off!
I think Sonja and all my guests
Dinner For Sonja
- a flute of Billecart-Salmon Brut Reserve with
a float of Germain Robin Select XO
and a lemon twist.
of Wild Boar Proscuitto,
Caperberries, Speck, Olives,
Pickled Garlic Cloves, Peppers
and Marcona Almonds
served on a Burgundy Dandelion garnish
with Lemon and Tobiko Caviar
Mache and Watercress Salad
with French Icicle and Rainbow Radishes
in a Champagne Vinagrette
2006 Ravenswood Dickerson Zinfandel
Broiled Lamb Rib Chops on an Ancho Sauce
with "Everything" Mashed Potatoes,
and Swiss Chard
Strawberry Rhubarb Blueberry Crisps
served with Vanilla Ice Cream
Daterra Farm Calabria Espresso Roast Coffee
Sri Lankan Ratnapura Tea
Various Parisian Macaroons
Strains of Astrud Gilberto and laughter
could be heard throughout the
A good time was had by all.
I hope you'll agree that this was a meal fit for
My Great Dane