Posts tagged: lemon

7/19/21 - Limoncello drops of loveliness

7/19/21 - Limoncello drops of loveliness
High summer brings thoughts of tart lemon flavors,  refreshing dips in the sea, late afternoon naps, and long lingering dinners with friends and family under the stars.  We're also lucky to have a few weddings on our calendar this summer - always a treat to bear witness to love in first bloom, but beyond joyous after our long dark Covid days apart.   

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5/10/21 - Pink Peony Dinner Party - with shrimp & grits and lemon tart

5/10/21 - Pink Peony Dinner Party  -  with shrimp & grits and lemon tart
After I was first married and before I had children, I liked nothing better than a rainy Sunday spent pouring over a paper copy of the New York Times, then a stack of Gourmet magazines and a pile of cookbooks, dreaming up menus for dinner parties - some of which I had, some of which I only dreamed about having.  My brain was younger then, but I could probably still do pretty well in a trivia contest based on "Gourmet Entertains" menus.   (Other trivia categories today ... errr probably not so good).   One image that is indelibly stamped in my brain is "Pink Peony Dinner Party" from Martha Stewart's "Menus for Entertaining". 

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