Actual Thanksgiving Menu 2020

Dinner Party Menu from November 26, 2020 Appetizers Vegetarian Stuffed Mushrooms Salad Mixed Baby Salad Greens, with Persimmon and a Lemon Poppy Seed Dressing Dinner Potato and Artichoke Gratin Cranberry and Orange Chutney Roast Lamb Rib Rack with Three Peppers and Ginger Sourdough Bread, with Butter and Garlic Powder Dessert    Blueberry Hand Pies

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Thanksgiving 2020

Thanksgiving Menu from November 26, 2020 This is a non-traditional Thanksgiving menu. Appetizers Stuffed Mushrooms Salad Baby Salad Greens with Sliced Persimmon, Dressed with a Lemon Poppy Seed Dressing Dinner Green Beans with Pine Nuts Artichoke Potato Gratin Cranberry Mint Chutney Roast Lamb Rack Homemade Cloverleaf Dinner Rolls with Butter Dessert    Blueberry Hand Pies

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Southern Childhood Thanksgiving Menu

Thanksgiving Menu from the 1970’s I come from a very large family on both sides. This was what I remember being served at Thanksgiving. Sometimes my Aunt Virginia would make gumbo. Appetizers Boiled Shrimp Cheese Ball and Crackers Deviled Eggs Salad Coleslaw Iceberg Lettuce Garden Salad Macaroni Salad Dinner Creamed Corn Green Beans with Bacon […]

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Labor Day Weekend Menu

Dinner Party Menu from September 5, 2020 Appetizers Grilled Andouille Sausage Bites Grilled Figs Stuffed with Goat Cheese Grilled Bacon Wrapped Scallops Salad Salad Greens with a Vinaigrette Dinner Instant Pot Artichoke and Mushroom Risotto Grilled Tuna Steaks Grilled Onions, Eggplant, Tomato, and Zucchini Medley Dessert    Grilled Peaches with Raspberry Sauce and Whipped Cream

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Campfire Dinner Menu

To celebrate Bruce’s birthday, we had a campfire dinner, cooked in our fire pit. Dinner Party Menu from June 29, 2020 Appetizers Jalapeno Stuffed with Goat Cheese, Wrapped in Foil and Cooked on Coals Salad Caveman Roasted Bell Peppers and Yellow Onion with Fresh Lemon Thyme and Vinaigrette Dinner Lamb Rib Roast, Cooked in Foil, […]

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Happy New Year!

After all the rich food on New Year’s Eve, it feels good to eat simple traditional food today. My Aunt Hazel always said that black-eyed peas meant silver and my grandmother claimed they were for luck. Both agreed that greens meant dollars. And if you are eating greens, you need to have cornbread. Dinner Creamy […]

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Mardi Gras Party

With Mardi Gras coming up on February 25, 2020, it will be time for another party! This time, I’ll get pictures and post them! This is my working menu for next year’s party. Mardi Gras Party Menu for February 25, 2020 Nibbles Cajun Boiled Shrimp (Gluten Free) Deviled Eggs (Vegetarian and Gluten Free) Veggie Tray […]

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Merry Christmas!

Lettuce salad with Caesar dressing Roasted pork tenderloin with Southwestern seasoning Roasted carrots and parsnips with cinnamon, cardamom, and nutmeg Garlic mashed potatoes with sour cream and butter Apple and cranberry balsamic vinegar sauce with Chipotle Dinner rolls Chocolate truffles

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