April 11, 2019, posted by Gina – Our blog posts have been few and far between lately but we finally had a moment to share something with you. I hosted my Cookbook Club this week at my home and we enjoyed a delicious meal. We have been cooking out of The Silver Palate Cookbook which was originally published in the
Taking full advantage of the beautiful Spring weather, we started off with crudités and champagne in my garden.
Baked ham was the main dish and it was very good. A Dijon mustard – brown sugar mixture was spread on it for baking. It is served with wine and apricot sauce on the side. I also offered coarse ground mustard and
All the side dishes were delicious; we had Oil Roasted Summer Vegetables, Orange & Onion Salad and Leek Tart. The vegetables were roasted with olive oil and salt. That’s all! Simple but super flavorful and it makes such a pretty dish. The Orange and Onion Salad was very refreshing and paired wonderfully with our ham. The Leek Tart was similar to a quiche but with a more silky interior. Delicious!
And what better way to end this meal than with a Carrot Cake…
With Easter around the corner, I was inspired to work with bright colors and Easter decor that complimented the Easter themed menu.
We hope you were inspired by the flavors of this meal and the Spring colors of the table setting, the flowers