Monthly Archive for May, 2012

Leg of Lamb Stuffed w/ Morel Mushrooms, Acorn Squash, Garlic and Rosemary

I recently had a few friends over for a birthday celebration. On the menu was stuffed leg of lamb; Swiss chard and leek gratin; rigatoni pasta w/ pureed acorn squash, roasted pistachios, parmesan and brown butter; and last but not least a delicious strawberry shortcake. Many wines were savored w/ the meal as well as a cognac w/ the dessert. The weather was beautiful, and the company was a lot of fun which made the meal even more of a pleasure!!

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Leg of lamb stuffed w/ morels, acorn squash, garlic and rosemary

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Swiss chard and leek gratin

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The showcase wine of the evening

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Strawberry shortcake

Thanks to Bob for photographing the evening while I cooked, and to Mary for bringing dessert so I didn’t have to provide one!

Here’s to being born… here’s to life!!

Bruno

Garden News

I’m excited to report that my new garden enclosure has been completed!! Now I can have peace of mind that my garden bounty will be shared w/ the squirrels and other garden critters only when I want them to taste the garden goodness! The enclosure is wrapped from top to bottom in a sturdy metal mesh and is tall enough for me to stand up in it completely while I work. Here are a few photos:

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All the plants for this year are being grown from seeds and are currently being hardened off. They should be ready for planting in their new home by next week.


Hoping for a great gardening season!


Bruno