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December 2004

meeting: fri 12/10 at 7pm at Lena's
leader:
missing:
guests: Larisa, Rosalie

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Poetry Interlude

book cover

Details

We've had a white christmas. This year let's try a "pink" christmas...think cosmopolitans, salmon, shrimp, pink peppercorns, beets, raspberries. pink is bright and fun.

Dinner Theme

A Pink Christmas

Menu

Cosmopolitan Cocktails (Lena)
Shrimp with Cocktail Sauce (Lena)
Prosciutto-Wrapped Salmon (Margo)
Gratin of Potatoes with White Cheddar and Tarragon (Lena)
Mixed Greens with Pink Peppercorn Vinaigrette (Frith)
Roasted Beet Salad (Leslie)
Sauteed Greens with Dried Cranberries and Pink Peppercorns (Stacey)
Almond Torte (Tarta de Santiago) (Julieta)
Chocolate Torte with Cranberries, Chambord, and Pink Whipped Cream (Lena)
Rosé wine (Rosalie)
Veuve Cliquot champagne (Lena)

Poems

Mercury's Song To Phaedra by John Dryden (1631-1700) -- Julieta

Alexander' Feast by John Dyden (1631-1700) -- Julieta