My Cooking Club met last week. Once again we enjoyed delightful company and delicious dishes from our current cookbook, Peace Meals., by the Junior League of Houston. The surprising highlight for me was the Cauliflower Gratin. I have NEVER liked cauliflower - thought it smelled awful when it cooked and tasted bitter when eaten. This preparation, however, had a wonderful flavor. I'm planning to make it for my own family soon.
My assignment this month was salad. I chose to make a Roasted Beet and Blood Orange Salad. It was a nice mix of flavors and received favorable comments
Our main course was Autumn Braised Brisket. The meat was incredibly tender and very tasty
Susan's table looked so pretty - perfect for fall
For our dessert Ellen made this Apple Cranberry Galette. It was delicious - just the right amount of sweetness blended with the tart apples and the tangy cranberries
She topped each slice of the galette with fresh whipped cream and a dash of cinnamon - heavenly!
Sweet Potato Fries with Asian Dipping Sauce
Brie, Serrano and Fig Panini
Beet and Blood Orange Salad
Autumn Braised Brisket
French Onion Bread Pudding
Apple Cranberry Galette
Married for 27 years to Robert, three kids: Will (23), Vivian (20) and Dots (17) ~~~~
Majored in mathematics at SMU, taught elementary school for six years before Will was born, currently tutoring math ~~~~
Things I enjoy: playing duplicate bridge, working NY Times crossword puzzles, reading good books, entertaining, visiting with friends, planning trips, traveling, playing board games, spending time with family, cooking, keeping up with old friends ~~~ happy to correspond with other parents about raising a child with special needs
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