Monday, February 1, 2010

Shall we lunch?

At times, I view lunch as little more than an inconvenience; a mere speed bump to midday productivity.  However, in the South lunch is not just a meal it’s an event.  Fashions, menus, even particular months are dedicated to these treasured afternoon hours when ladies partake in light foods, a bit of gossip, and perhaps some wine.  This week, I have planned the ultimate midday meal: the luncheon.  Friends will don their pearls and tote their wine as we become the ladies who lunch of the high-society-blogosphere.  Our menu:

Grilled Pear Salad with Gorgonzola Cheese
Onion and Shallot Muffins with Venison Summer Sausage
Fragrant Carrot Soup
Marbled Raspberry Cheesecake
Perhaps this will be a more tame event...or perhaps not, Southern Belles tend to ring the loudest! 

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