Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Father's Day Fun





This Father's Day we went to our oldest son's condo for our meal. My second son and grandson arrived in their way cool Detroit Tigers baseball caps. I heard they were a big hit at Home Depot. My older son Joe, got new bookshelves which you can see in the picture. He has been collecting hardbound books, mostly classics and they look great. He and his wife Sandra made such unusual dishes as couscous salad and two different dips to go with fresh veggies. Joe did the pork on the grill and Sandra did broccoli in a skillet. She cooked it lightly with olive oil. I love cauliflower so even though I vowed never to eat broccoli, I tried it. It was pretty good. Just the right crunch. I was thrilled because I do want to eat better. I felt like I was a judge on Iron Cher, saying things like, "um, I like the way the mango enhances the smoky flavor of the pork." It was all a new adventure and I loved it. Then we had peanut butter chocolate homemade ice cream. You can't beat that. And all of my loved ones were there, even my new son-in- law to be. It was a rare treat and the stories I did tell were ones they encouraged. I did pretty well. My husband got a gift certificate to a golf store and a fuzzy loving cup. It was a great day. Hope yours was swell, too.

7 comments:

  1. Such a nice dinner. Ty looks too old in that hat!! :)

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  2. Oh that baby is soooo cute!! You made me hungry just talking about your food. Too bad my meal has longer to go to cook:) And yes, you come across VERY nice sounding on here:)

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  3. Sounds like a nice day! :O)

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  4. Thank you for your faithfulness to pray, encourage, and support those of us who need it.
    Hugs,
    andrea

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  5. You like cauliflower??? EWww! LOL Kudos to you for trying the broccoli though. :-) And that ice cream sounds delicious! Sound like you had a beautiful day.

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  6. Jessica - You make me laugh. Yes, for some reason, I love raw cauliflower. When I cut it up, it looks so good, I have to sample some right then.

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  7. Sounds like fun!!! I can't get into couscous, though. I tried...I just didn't like it.

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