Just the other day, Cynthia posted this blog about the meal she was planning to make for her birthday. Well, I thought it was worth posting the pictures. Before you read further, go get a napkin just in case you can't help drooling a little.
Every year, around this time, The Husband asks, "What would you like for your birthday?" And every year, around this time, I'm still playing with the cool things I received for Christmas (except this year, as that new sous vide thingy is back ordered and won't ship for awhile yet). So most years, I just want to play in the kitchen and make food that I love to celebrate another year of living. Here is the menu for this year, dinner starts at 6 - don't be late!
Goat Cheese Tartlets with Onion Jam Arugula Salad, Balsamico, Calimyrna Figs Elderflower Martini, Tanqueray No. 10
*** Roasted Shitake and Leek Risotto, Black Truffle, Duck and Veal Demi Glace Asparagus and Orange Salad, Fried Shallots Cline Cellars Ancient Vines Mourvedre
*** Macerated Florida Strawberries, Blood Orange Zabaglione, Orange Scented Olive Oil Torta Earl Grey Tea with Lemon
*** Bayley Hazen Bleu, Marcona Almonds with fresh Tuscan Blue Rosemary Aged Irish Cheddar from County Kerry, Plum Chutney Fresh mad…