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backyard bliss

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Besides bubbles, sun and all my favorite girlfriends, their menfolk and mini-mes, there was lots of good food too. You’ll just have to believe me on that one.
We made cabbage and hot sauce (my new favorite thing to eat and make)paired with portobello mushrooms and green curry rice (with a little chicken breast thrown in) for dinner on Saturday night, and torta di carciofi for brunch this morning along with all sorts of other goodies including mimosas, bacon and breakfast casserole. (the next time I make the torta I will add in more goodies like garlic, onions, spinach, red pepper flakes,and deglaze the artichoke saute pan with white wine instead of just water, it was a little bland. But I loved the idea and it was easy to boot.)

11 Comments backyard bliss

  1. My name is PJ. April 27, 2009 at 9:00 am

    Food – $100
    Bubbles – $3
    An afternoon with the family – priceless

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  2. kyndale April 27, 2009 at 6:15 pm

    Sounds like a perfect weekend!

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  3. jane April 27, 2009 at 8:00 pm

    Hey Vanessa-Thanks for visiting! You have a lovely blog. The food sounds amazing! Un saludo-Jane

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  4. Ani April 27, 2009 at 9:29 pm

    i am totally making that curry for dinner sometime soon. it sounds super!

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  5. The Giant April 28, 2009 at 5:05 am

    I love coming to look at your photos and thoughts Ness. You inspire me and make me appreciate the world – every time. I miss you, love. Btw, you have the cutest kid I think I’ve ever seen.

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  6. Melissa April 28, 2009 at 1:43 pm

    now I am craving good food and good company more than normal.

    Love the bubble pics! That’s some mad-good focusing skills you have there!

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  7. Annie April 28, 2009 at 3:04 pm

    Bubbles = Bliss

    Yes, I think so. I’m way to hungry right now to even comment on your meal. All I can say is my stomach roared reading your post!

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  8. Ai Ling April 29, 2009 at 4:09 am

    the light in the last photo is GOLD!!! I love it… this photo should be printed so huge and displayed in the living room.

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  9. julesinseach April 30, 2009 at 9:53 pm

    I love the bubbles and I am definitely going to try that torta it sounds so ‘licious (as Eben says.)

    Happy thursday to you Vanessa!

    Julia

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