Dinner made of fabulosity




Cheese and salami dinner

Originally uploaded by espring4224

Scott and I made a deal that when the weather was cool enough for the first fire of the season, we’d scarper off to Morgan & York, pick up some salami and cheese, and have a dinner picnic in front of the fire.

That auspicious day was today. And oh, my. It was lovely. Hatfield’s “hillbilly bacon,” which is cold-hickory-smoked pork shoulder, a nice fennel sopresata, garroxta (hard goat cheese with an ashy rind), Rockin’ Red Ale bread, a tart crisp apple, and cider.

It was so good, and such an “us” meal, that I said I’d love to have this for an anniversary dinner. “But our anniversary is in August, and too warm for a fire,” my wise sweetie pointed out.

“How about our half-iversary? That would be…”

“…almost exactly Valentine’s Day!”

“Ok, but…we need to also add the chocolate grazing platter to the meat and cheese.”

And so are great plans laid…

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4 Comments

  1. September 26, 2010 at 6:21 pm

    That sounds excellent!

  2. Suzie said,

    September 26, 2010 at 7:13 pm

    I think that’s so awesome!!!

  3. Momster said,

    September 27, 2010 at 2:19 pm

    Reminds me of those popcorn, cheese and apple Sunday suppers on the little table and chairs in front of “potbelly”!

    • Emily said,

      September 28, 2010 at 3:33 pm

      You bet! That is definitely the inspiration!


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