After a couple of week's hiatus, we had plenty of friends sign up for tonight's open house dinner. Lola brought three new-to-us friends, as well as her surrogate niece, sweet baby Angelina.
With the current heat, I really wanted to serve light summery fare. The menu consisted of a tasty frittata plus various delicious salads. For the carnivores, I grilled chicken breasts.
For dessert, I kept with the light/fresh theme and served a quirky fruit salad (fresh thyme in dessert? who knew it could be so good?) alongside a terrine of sorbet.
But as always, it was not the food that shone the brightest; it was the connections, the camaraderie and the laughter. Evie cuddled little Angelina as she nodded off to sleep; her protruding tongue and sweet nature proclaiming her extra 22nd chromosome.
Sunday dinners are SO worth it.