Wednesday, September 12, 2012

The Queen's Jubilee Celebration

Waiting to salute the guest of honor.

Kir Royale
For six:

 6 tbsp creme de cassis
1 bottle of champagne
Chill, mix and serve

The guest of honor

No, not That Queen,
Our friend, Sheila, who was celebrating her Jubilee Birthday.

A setting fit for royalty.

The royal feast.

Jane's Chicken Salad

4 cups cooked chicken breast cut into 3/4" cubes
2 cups sliced celery (not too fine)

Marinate the above in the following:

1/2 cup olive oil
1/4 cup cider vinegar
1 tsp salt
Freshly ground black pepper
1/2 small clove of garlic, slightly smashed

Marinate overnight if possible or at least four hours.
Stir once while marinating.

Stir and drain off excess marinade.
Serve on a bed of lettuce.

Mother's Macaroni Salad

A lovely salad of mixed greens and fresh raspberries.

Fresh fruit with a poppyseed dressing.

The Cake!
Orange Almond
Recipe to follow later

The Presents

Royal Jewels

A handmade Haiku game.
We all played a few rounds.

It was a very good day!