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August 2004

meeting: tues 8/31 at 7pm at Frith's
leader: Stacey
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Seeing Is Forgetting the Name of the Thing One Sees: A Life of Contemporary Artist Robert Irwin
by Lawrence Weschler

book cover

Details

Try to pick a dish that has an ingredient or two that would surprise most people. Like salad with cocoa nibs or cake made with 7-Up or whatever. Be creative. Have fun.

Dinner Theme

Dishes with Unusual, Unexpected, or Surprising Ingredients

Menu

Goat cheese and crackers (Frith)
Greek Meatballs (Keftedes) with dipping sauce (Margarette)
Risotto with Scallions, Lemon, Basil, and Raisins (Frith)
Salmon Roasted on a Fig Leaf with Fresh Fig Salsa (Lena)
Avocado, Mango and Red Onion Salad with Pumpkin Seeds (Margo)
Salad with Heirloom Tomatoes, Figs, Nasturiums, and Borage Flowers (Stacey)
Lemon Bars (Julieta)
Red wines (Frith)
Chardonnay (Margo)

Members’ Comments

Here's a webcast for a talk Robert Irwin gave at Rice University on abstraction and he talks about the Getty Garden a little too -- from Stacey.