Saturday, March 03, 2012

Friendly Hospitality

Last Saturday we traveled east to Quinton for a fantastic home-cooked dinner with friends. What a fantastic feast!

Here's the line up so you can be envious:

Cheese and Olives
Olive Medley with Mahon, Parrano, and Idiazabal Cheeses
Country Pate
Country Pork Pate with Cornichons
Tuscan Bean and Sausage Soup
Tuscan White Bean and Sausage Soup
Mashed Potatoes and Celery Root
Mashed Potatoes and Celery Root Graced with Chopped Celery Leaves
Ox Tails
Ox Tails
Broccolini Carrots Peppers
Broccolini, Carrot, and Pepper Medley
Brussels Sprouts Mushrooms Bacon
Brussels Sprouts with Mushrooms and Bacon
Caramel Sea Salt Ice Cream
Caramel Sea Salt Ice Cream

With dinner we enjoyed a Brunello and a Vacqueyras. With dessert, a special treat - Russell's Reserve Bourbon infused with maple sugar. OMG! Stupid good.

What a wonderful evening with friends.

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