14 February 2008

Valentine Dinner

Yum






When Bob cooks, it is heaven on a plate.

We were treated to the most scrumptious dinner. At home. In our own beautiful dining room. Considering Ashley just finished a 12 hour shift and hadn't eaten since early Wednesday, we were so happy to be in the comfort of our own home.

Bob started us out with a wonderful fish dish. Fresh sea scallops cooked perfectly on top of a heart shaped toast point was served along with champagne. Fresh crumbled bacon and balsamic vinegar (a gift from Ashley when she studied in Italy) embellished the plate.

Next was a fresh spinach salad with fresh slices of parmesan cheese and homemade dressing. Look at those perfect hard boiled egg slices and the chunky croutons. mmmm.

Our third course was shrimp cocktail served in stemless martini glasses. Shrimp cocktail is a family favorite!

The dinner course was a filet mignon served on sourdough toast, wrapped in Burger's bacon (made in the town where I work)and topped with grilled bourbon onions. Along side were the Pioneer Woman's green beans and quinoa with fresh vegetables. Notice the heart shaped parmesan cheese heart cracker!

For dessert we had brie en croute served with a fresh pear slice, an apple slice, a few purple grapes and a chocolate covered strawberry.

To end our delightful meal, Bob served us his famous limoncella. It is a refreshing end to a meal!

And..... he's downstairs cleaning up and letting me post this on our blog. What a truly wonderful guy he is!

18 comments :

  1. Oh My Gosh! What a wonderful meal. Can I come next year?

    Hey Terri, you had said in your comment on my Valentine post, that you could tell today was special to me.....when you have time come see me again and find out why in my Post Script....
    Hugs,
    Penny

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  2. Wow........Do you rent him out???
    Happy Valentine's Day.
    Hugs,
    Nan

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  3. My Heavens Terri, I'd say he's a keeper...I wouldn't let him out of my sight! Lucky you what a wonderful Valentine you've had!
    hugs to you both
    Sandi

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  4. You are so blessed. It reminds me so much of my Rian. When he came home from culinary he did that for us and we had never had so many courses lol. I just pray he gets a special lady one day that will apreciate him like you do yours.
    Happy Vday.

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  5. Oh you lucky lucky girl! Don't let him get away!

    HAPPY VALENTINE'S DAY!

    HUGS,
    KAT

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  6. Oh Terri...you are ONE lucky lady! This is living!! May I come next year? : )

    Happy Valentine;s Day to a very special family!

    Love,
    Sue

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  7. Go Bob! Go Terri, for that matter! Hope he got a well deserved "thank you", wink wink!

    Love,
    Julie

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  8. Well, that beats our experience so many times over!!!

    Beautiful and Wow! What a guy!

    I love that your daughter shared it with you, too.

    Becky K.

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  9. How sweet! The dinner and all it's courses look divine!
    Have a wonderful weekend.
    Blessings,
    Sandy :)

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  10. Oh my! You are one lucky girl! to have a man cook like that for me...heaven! Bliss! That looks fabulous, I know it had to taste just as good as it looks.

    Happy Valentines!
    Rhoda

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  11. What a beautiful presentation! You had me licking the screen! YUM!
    I'm afraid if I left it up to my hubby, we would have scrambled eggs. Ha! Ha!

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  12. Ummmm...this all looks so good and sounds so delightful. What a man!!
    bj

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  13. LOL...oh me...am I laughing at myself.
    I thought this was a fancy restaurant and wondered how your Hubby felt that you were making pictures in such a setting as my Hubby wants to run and hide when I get my camera out at any eatery...LOL!!

    How awesome that your Hubby did it and you were free to make as many pictures as you wished (without embarasment.

    Have a great evening!

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  14. Oooh..everything looks lovely! How wonderful!

    Have a great weekend!
    Hugs,
    Robin

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  15. Man, am I jealous!! What a wonderful blessing having Bob as a soulmate. Have a great weekend

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  16. I was going to ask where you went to dinner after seeing the pictures.
    My mouth is watering...looks sooo delicious!
    I think your man is a keeper!

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  17. This looks fabulous, Terri! You have quite a guy there!

    Pat

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