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Book Club Holiday Party 2011

Last Friday, we hosted this year's Book Club Holiday Party. Cathy brought a gorgeous and delicious antipasti platter:


Brad and I made three stuffed pork loins, wrapped in prosciutto, then puff pastry:


Nancy brought yummy scalloped potatoes:


Madonna brought lots of good champagne, Maria brought a wonderful salad with apples, goat cheese, crispy prosciutto and toasted pine nuts, and Linda brought a veggie platter and asparagus:


Everyone brought a holiday spirit, and a good appetite!



Maria, our artist, modeled the Raffaello apron I brought her from Urbino:


We cracked into the rum cake under the "Golden Cage".


The nutella cheesecake went pretty fast!


More wine, after dinner drinks, and fun!



I love my book club friends!


Comments (4)


I am sure I gain weight just reading your blog!

I was wondering how you cut into that magnificent dome!

Looks like a wonderfully festive group and occasion! Some people really know the fine art of entertaining!

Cathy Butero:

Bookclub Party for couples was sooo much fun, and just look at that lovely feast we put on with flair excellence! The rum cake with spun sugar was a definite hit with our crowd!

barb cabot:

What a fun night! Everyone looks so festive and the food fabulous as always.

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