23 November 2015

with 3 comes a party.

when i made apple rosettes in october a friend asked if i could show her how to make them, to which i responded 'of course!' a chance to nibble on these pretties again? youbetcha. so lasterweek while my darling was in memphis looking for Elvis at the corporate offices, i planned a little get together .. vintage camper chicks.

another friend wanted to join in and with three comes a party so i made a little dinner to nosh on before the apple rosette tutorial happened and the subsequent devouring of baked goods to hide the evidence. ahem.

with table set simply i concentrated on groceries.

quiche is quick and i usually have guyere cheese
 on hand so it was a win win for the evening.

quiche .. simply
roasted red pepper & tomato soup*
mixed greens & tomato with asiago
& homemade croutons

*soup::i used trader joe's soup in a carton and dolled it up good. put a couple tablespoons olive oil in a soup pan. mince a large garlic clove and throw it in along with a few long turns of cracked pepper, about a teaspoon each of oregano and dried parsley. when the garlic begins to turn color shake the soup carton and add the contents, bringing it to a simmer. before serving add a couple tablespoons of heavy cream, give it a folding stir, then serve.

simple fare for simple gals .. 

plated and consumed..

 and then, dessert. 
apple rosettes

a fine time was had and i'll be planning 
another get together after the new year, 
Lord willing and the creek don't rise. 

. sherry .


Becky K. said...

You are simply tooooooo far away, Friend. That all looks amazing and worth a pretty penny at any cute cafe or tea room.

Sherry said...

i am to far away, i know. :( when you least expect it i'll be pulling up in your driveway, dragging my trailer behind me. wink.

Becky K. said...

That would be so very, very sweet....but if you come unannounced I promise you will have to deal with a dusty house. :-)

Sherry said...

pfsshhhh .. mere details. wink.

Row homes and Cobblestones said...

This sweet party of three spoke to me and you touched my heart. Food looks simplistic and yummy, you rock!

Sherry said...

aw gee thanks. :)
i'm enjoying time spent with a few good friends.
food always follows.

Anonymous said...

Sherry, love the food. But love your writing even more. You are an inspiration friend...... Bev

Adrienne said...

Oh, I wish I could be at the next party! Mayhaps I'll just have to head your way sometime with plans to learn more.
~Adrienne ~

Deanna Rabe said...

Nothing simple about delicious food! And if you show up at Becky's you'd better plan to visit with me for a year or two or three!


Burlap Luxe said...

I often have quaint little early dinners or a little brunch with my daughter and a couple of her friends, or a couple of my business friends, it's always so much fun to prepair a meal and dessert and watch them enjoy it :)
Your meal look cookbook divine....you my dear could do your own cook book !!
You could tie in your camp-puts, lots of fun photos and friends enjoying,
Awww! That apple tart ? I must make some, can you show me how, I am only 6 1/2 hours away from you :)

See you soon.

Sherry said...

{{{ gentle hugs }}} for my dear friend .. you're very kind.

Sherry said...

the door's always open for you, ad. :)

Sherry said...

that's a given, dear heart. ;)

Sherry said...

quaint. i love that word. quaint .. embracing that thought. :)
a book? hm. as a matter of fact ....... but i'll be quiet for now about that endeavor.
i shared a link in the post for the recipe. but 6.5 hours isn't terribly far. ;)
both my friends took video on their cameras .. i'll see if i can get it and upload.