I tell ya what – this has been one busy week so far!
But not busy enough to keep us from having Fanatic Mom & Dad over for dinner last night
On the menu:
Our new favorite fall inspired salad:
Romaine, sliced pear, dried cranberries topped with a homemade balsamic/olive oil vinaigrette & fresh black pepper.
And yes, I use baby food jars to shake up homemade salad dressings! Works like a charm
Roasted beets topped with sea salt, black pepper, balsamic vinegar and crumbled feta.
About 1 hour at 375F, wrapped in foil, then peeled and sliced is all you gotta do to get this sweet treat! I still can’t believe how much I love these roasted beauties
Baked sweet potatoes – served all fancy-like
And finally, the steaks, which were seasoned with sea salt & black pepper then done stovetop using a bit of butter & vegetable oil.
Good night for our grill to decide to stop working… sheesh I tell ya! But this stovetop method works every time – so good!
And finally… get ready to drool…
Oh yes, the “dessert sampler platter” provided by Fanatic Mom!
Here we have a chocolate cheesecake thing, a chocolate brownie thing, a vanilla/chocolate thing and a lemon thing… no need to get techinical, they were all OUTRAGEOUS!!!!
Perfect ending to a busy Tuesday if you ask me
Do you like being the hostess and having guests over for dinner? Or would you rather be the guest?
Bet ya’ll know the answer to that for me I LOVE being the hostess (and cook!!!)