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fourth of july dinner

In dinner on July 23, 2009 at 1:56 pm

better late than never, yes? our fabulous fourth of july dinner. the star attraction was cooked by a certain boyfriend of mine. (and i was in charge of the dessert. surprised?)

mussels with fennel

fourthmussels

tomato and mozzarella salad

fourthtomsalad

and strawberry shortcake – is there anything more american? oh. apple pie, i guess. pooh.

fourthshortcake

the shortcake was a plain scone recipe with a lemon sugar topping (see it glistening?), unsweetened whipped cream and macerated strawberries (cut up and allowed to marinate with a little sugar).

very simple, but very delicious. and red, white and blue. like our country.

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  1. I really need to quit reading this when I’m still hungry after my morning snack. It’s making me a grumpy girl as everything looks so TASTY!

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