Food, Wine & Friends Page 186
A FITZJENSEN EASTER
I arrived around mid-day and immediately found evidence of
Jesper's culinary artistry...
In the kitchen, legs o'lamb were seasoned and waiting for
their time in the oven.
We immediately opened a 2000 vintage Juve y Camps Brut
The bread tasted even better than it looks!
It seems the Easter Bunny had made an early morning visit to
Amy's sister Ellen arrived as did her son Gaelen and his Pop,
Meanwhile, the Gnocchi Meister was busy at the pasta board...
Alanna was busy...
And then she fed the FitzJensen chickens.
Alanna shows off the results of her eggscellent handiwork.
Meanwhile, Aunt Michelle and Uncle Michael Fitz-P arrived from
And Michael showed off some vintage photos of the Fitzpatrick's
We then opened a Cremant de Bourgogne Rose...
We had a look at Alanna's Science Project...
Gaelen and Dane were busy fighting monsters ensconced in
Meanwhile, Mark & Diane from across the street are hosting
30 friends & family, so daughters Nathalie a Giulia stopped by thinking
there was "peace & quiet" at the Chateau FitzJensen.
Amy was dreaming of her next Manicure & Martini night with
Meanwhile, her sister Ellen was up to her elbows in homework.
The two hockey princesses were busy playing some electronic
Jesper showed off one of the FitzJensen's prized hens...
It seemed they had 'caught' and incarcerated the Orbitz
Jesper deftly carved the lamb...
Jesper sauced up some more gnocchi...
We decided to get some exercise and so a couple of us chickens
crossed the road to see the circus at Mark & Diane's place.
Here's the old pooch...
Amy had a few words with Diane's Mom...
I checked out the wine selection and can't say I'm terribly
And soon the kids were scouring the backyard, looking for
hidden Easter Eggs.
Then the kids counted up their hauls...
Then there was a remarkable assortment of Easter desserts...
Then Uncle Gerald brought some large chocolate Easter bunnies
for the kids and some soap bubble whistles...
Meanwhile, the 2000 Zilliken Riesling was marvelous...
Amy had a word with Brian Weisl up in Canada...
And the kids gave me an Easter card...
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WEIMAX June 19, 2019