Thursday, January 1, 2015

Soiree Gastronomique

Le Menu par le soiree gastronomique 

Shrimp cocktail over crushed ice with
fresh dill garnish.

The shrimp were
boiled with seasonings of bay laurel,
a dash of chipotle pepper,
and celery seeds.
Kimberly, in very serious fashion, photographs the
table amidst a chorus of "Let's Eat!!!"

Apple, radish, and rutabaga julienne 
over raw Brussels sprouts leaves 
with a lemon, ginger, honey vinaigrette.

 Farro with Swiss chard, cranberries, pine nuts, 
garlic, Parmesan garnished with caramelized leeks.

Get the recipe HERE

The main event, Alaskan King Crab legs with
lemon wedges and drawn butter.

Kim said he looks forward to this meal for 364 days every year.

Bartender extraordinaire.

Notre verre après le dîner...Brandy Alexanders!

Happy New Year!
Kimberly and Kathy

We're linking up with Susan at
Between Naps on the Porch 
for Tablescape Thursday

Tablescape Thursday


  1. Beautiful and delicious! Those clock plates are wonderful.

  2. The shrimp and king crab legs look scrumptious! Do tell where you found the marvelous clock plates. They are totally perfect for a New Years Celebration.

    1. Candy, both the large and small plates came from Home Goods. Glad you
      like them, I do too!

  3. I agree with Candy the plates are magnificent that drink looks like it needs to be tested first you know taste tested LOL.Susie

    1. Susie, they were DELICIOUS! I taste tested it for you. :-)