- Purple Haze goat cheese with crackers, nuts and dried fruit to start
- Wild caught coho salmon baked with champagne and lemon
- Kale and white beans
- Garlic sourdough bread
- Orange almond cake and coffee for dessert
I decorated the table with a blue and white tablecloth, low arrangements of white statice and vintage mint green napkins. They're all good friends, so no need to iron the tablecloth.
Each place was set with a walking tour card for conversation with the newly returned Californians.
I didn't prepare anything ahead for this dinner. Just got the salmon ready to bake and washed and ripped the kale.
There's nothing better than buttery hot garlic bread.
Guests arrived between 7:00 and 7:30 and we sat down to eat at 8:00.
The salmon was quite a challenge to fit on a platter!
For dessert, decaf coffee and Lauren's beautiful almond citrus cake with plenty of hearty conversation.