Category Archives: Dinner At Eight

The Audrey Hepburn Updo

While on the Smooth Jazz Cruise last week (Entertainment Cruise Productions), I thought it would be fun to do a little Audrey Hepburn imitation for formal night. I was not willing to do the bangs, nor did I make any … Continue reading

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Grilled Cheese and the Bee Gees

Last night was filled with  nostalgia as we indulged in the comfort food, music and ambiance of our childhood.  And we had a little food tasting fun on the side. It all started with a conversation in the refrigerated foods … Continue reading

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Sea Scallops and Natalie Cole

Tonight we had seared scallops with five kinds of wild mushrooms on a bed of baby arugula with a wonderful mint, honey, tomato and pea salad on the side. Dishes: dinner was served on Russian “Cobalt Net.”  I call this … Continue reading

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Faisan au Vin and Diana Krall

We had “Pheasant Au Vin” last night.  This is a remarkable food. So, this is the story: Sometimes Dan hunts pheasants, or his friends will hunt pheasants.  And the result?  We end up with several pheasants in the freezer.  Years … Continue reading

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Garlic Steak, Warm Nectarine Salsa and Chris Isaak

We have eaten so many wonderful meals lately that it is hard to keep up with them all, but I did manage to capture one of them in pictures.  And this one is one of my favorites from last week! … Continue reading

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Chicken Fajitas and Chuck Lobe

Tonight we cooked up chicken fajitas with fresh pico de gallo, sliced tomatoes, avocados, and lettuce.  We also had corn relish, sour cream, chips and a nice, spicy bean dip. Dishes: Dinner was served in Bret Bortner BIA divided dishes, … Continue reading

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Venison Steak Stew and Tony Bennett

Here is a perfect holiday evening meal!  Venison steak stew and wine.  My accomplice had a couple slices of sourdough sesame bread along side. Big, pillowy snowflakes fell throughout the day and by evening we were in the mood for … Continue reading

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