Sunday, March 21, 2010

St. Patrick’s Weekend

We’re back in Durham now after spending a weekend in Tennessee with family and friends for the annual St. Patrick’s Weekend gathering. We had a wonderful weekend full of good company, laughter, and top notch food and wine!

Friday night appetizers: Smoked Trout w/ horseradish sauce and crackers

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Andy working away at stringing cheese

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Armenian Cheese (Mozzarella, Fresh Garlic, EVOO, and Herbs)

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Dinner: Irish Beef Stew

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Rye Caraway Bread and Irish Soda Bread

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Spinach, Mushroom, Eggs, & Bacon Salad

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Saturday

Breakfast: Ham & Spinach Quiches

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w/ Fresh Fruit Salad

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Lunch: Corned Beef Sandwiches, Black Bean and Quinoa Salad & Potato Salad

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Enjoying the outdoors

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Saturday evening appetizers – Cheese Platter

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Shrimp Cocktail

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Darts!

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Patrick, Andy, Larry and Van

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Wines and Vintage Port selections

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Dinner: Beef Tenderloin, Roasted Vegetables, Creamed Spinach, and Buttered Rolls

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and Caesar Salad

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Chocolate and Peanut Butter Mousse w/ Raspberries (aka Incredible Peanut Butter Cup)

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Dessert wine

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Evening entertainment – the group was serenaded by Rick. We were all mesmerized…such a lovely evening.

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Sunday Brunch: Smoked Salmon

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Fruit Salad and Apricot Cream Cheese Braid

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Champagne toast/send-off

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2 comments:

Lele said...

What a fun weekend! I am completely intrigued by that Armenian cheese- like a cheese salad almost! I want to try it!

Ann Kelly Parkhurst said...

yeah, I want to come eat at your house :)