Friday, February 15, 2013

a fine romance

One never can assume upon Valentines Day or how it might pan out in any given year. I gave up thinking I had it all figured out and could ever control the circumstances of any day, much less one smack dab in the middle of winter! There were so many things I wanted to do this year on Valentines Day that I didn't do, yet there were things I did manage to do that led to a delightful ending of a day designated as a one of romance.

The menu was planned several weeks ago. Other than the chocolate pots de creme that must chill in the refrigerator for a couple of hours before hand, the rest of the food took about 45 minutes of constant chopping, searing, sauteing, frying, stirring, and cooking.


If one word could sum up Valentines Day this year it would be rich.

the 13th of October

Friday, the 13th, and at last the weather has turned cooler. I breathe deeply as I turn off the air-conditioner and slide open a few windows...