dinner for 12...

Monday night was a dinner party for 12. The chef: my father in-law, Rich. The kitchen helper: mom in-law, Laura. Also: I decorated, took pictures, and helped Q and his sister serve. Here's a look at the (extensive! and so delicious) menu:

English Tea

Small Hors D’ Oeuvres

Cucumber Finger Sandwich Short Bread

Dinner in the Sunroom


Beef Consume w/

BBQ Pork, Carrot and Snow Peas

Served on Crouton


Lamb Croquet

Buttery Grits & Carrot Ginger Sauce


Scallop Pancake

Bibb and Garden Lettuce

Lemon Vinaigrette


Surprise Pallet Pleaser

Fish Course

Panko Breaded Fillet

Sautéed Escarole w/ Sesame Oil

Rhubarb Strawberry Sauce

Meat Course

Roasted Rib Eye of Beef

Sauce Bordelaise

Mashed Potato w/ Celery Root

Seasonal Vegetable


Fresh Berry Shortcake

Ice Cream

Select Cheese & Aperitif


Jessica Marie said...

lovely place setting :D i love the yellow table cloth.

and i can't wait to buy a house.. i'm so so tired of apartment living

Rachel Follett said...

I love your decorating! I can not even imagine serving 12 people. Nice job!

Ben said...

Looks great, you guys did a great job

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