A few evenings ago I invited some very nice people over for dinner al fresco out on the newly rebuilt deck. This is the first time since the construction that I have been able to do this and I had almost forgotten what an enjoyable place it was to entertain: the weather was perfect and not a mosquito in sight.
Earlier in the morning when I went to Trader Joe's for wine and other ingredients for the dinner I couldn't pass up this lovely bouquet...the colors were perfect!
For the entrée I prepared Chicken and Wild Mushrooms a recipe from the Barefoot Contessa's latest cookbook, she never disappoints ~ it was delicious, this photo really doesn't do it justice. I wish I could have taken one myself but I was too busy scurrying around the kitchen. You can find the recipe Here.
Along with the Chicken I served a field green salad with home made croutons , Pommes Anna, and zucchini, picked fresh from the garden. For desert...strawberry shortcake.
I think that everyone enjoyed it ~ I know that I did!
Thank you for visiting I hope you have a delicious day!
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