Sunday, April 12, 2009
Things have been pretty quiet here, I know, but we'll pick up soon, I promise. Today, I was out on Long Island for Easter dinner with some family, and my Aunt Mary Ellen cooked up quite a storm. I baked a ricotta cheesecake (pictured here) that I'll post about in more detail tomorrow. For now, here are some pictures of our dinner.
Appetizers - prosciutto-wrapped melon, quiche, and pita chips with alouette cheese along with pineapple mimosas.
The leg of lamb, freshly out of the oven.
A spinach salad with blue cheese, dried cranberries, prisciutto, and a tangy vinaigrette.
What's an Italian dinner without some risotto?
Glazed carrots: always welcome.
The carved-up lamb that was a fantastic centerpiece to Easter dinner.
Dessert #1: Berries with ice cream and strawberry sauce.
Dessert #2: My ricotta cheesecake which I'll be writing about tomorrow.
I hope everyone had a happy Easter, Passover, or non-denominational Sunday dinner!