Bristish night - another successful event!!
Nov. 22, 2011 10:36 am
Updated: Apr. 9, 2012 11:01 pm
Well, our hostess, Juli, for the 2nd dinner meeting did a fantastic job. She started off with butternut toasts with sage ricotta and then a spicy crab with cream cheese on toast. This was followed by the best cauliflower and mushroom soup I've ever tasted.
Really!! I brought some home. The entree consisted of shepherd's pie with garlic cheese mash and a side of cheese ravioli with wilted greens. Dessert consisted of bread pudding (again, the best I'd ever eaten) and also apple and brie skewers with an awesome
homemade caramel sauce and candied pecans. Yum!!
Not sure how much much of the menu was authentic - but we all sure had fun - and everyone left very full!!
The women were overrun this particular night. Every meeting will have a few rotating members due to schedules. Well, this one had 7 men and only 3 women! We had a blast, though, in spite of all the testosterone in the room.
Oh yeah - beverages were London lemonade (spiked with gin), Cream Sherry and Port Wine all served at the appropriate times.
I am very proud of her. We only have one rule. You have to push yourself outside of your comfort zone and make something you've never made before. Almost everything she made was a new dish for Juli - so, Kudos!! I told her she better save up, LOL, her turn
will come around again.
The Night's Group - less the cameraman
Cauliflower Mushroom Soup
Juli and her wonderful Hubby, Eddie