FOODSTUFFS in Postcards 4

  • Sept. 5, 2020, 2:08 a.m.
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Yesterday and today I made all my yearly checkup appointments. Sise for the blocked arteries, the heart doc, teeth to get the new partial correctly fitted, and the derm doc. I can do all but the derm man via phone. Two wanted me to do “facetime.” I told them I had ZOOM, and they said they had a land line. At the end I felt like a very responsible old lady.

Covid weight has won. I announced that we were going on a diet, but we were starting out at “Casarina.” He had squid ravioli. They had taken my beet salad off the menu, but a very glorious Caprese salad made me very happy. Three kinds of very ripe tomatoes with fresh Mozzarella made for a delightful start to the evening.

For desert we both were suckered in by the Crème Brule topped cheesecake.

Since then we have been dieting. Yes, I said that. James Beard’s Spicy Chicken and his sliced tomato salad. My mouth is watering just typing those words. Joy truly can be found in old cook books.
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- Himself: Much better today.
- Myself: Heading for the showers then lunch.
- Reading: Starting a new Dick Francis.
- Photo: The Crème Brule topped cheese cake.
- Gratitude’s: To feel as if I accomplished a few things.


Zipster September 05, 2020

That photo is food porn on steroids.

MageB Zipster ⋅ September 05, 2020

You two have to come over and eat there. We love it.

Hillbilly Princess September 06, 2020

Looks so good.

NorthernSeeker September 06, 2020

Your dessert looks amazing. I'm glad George is feeling better and you have all your appointments booked.

Marg September 06, 2020

Oh wow that cheesecake - just to die for! :)

IpsoFacto September 06, 2020

The cheesecake looks scrumptious. I have an old cookbook probably from the 70s of nothing but cheesecakes every style every topping everything you could ever imagine and a cheesecake. Some nights I just sit and read that book like a novel. I’d love to eat out with you as you appreciateGood food.

Jinn September 10, 2020

Yum !

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