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Wedding Reception Entrees Tasting

One of the benefits of getting married (besides the obvious ;-)) is being invited to taste a lot of food. Today we traveled to our reception venue to try out the contenders for our main dish selections.

We offered our guests the choice of Chicken, Fish or Vegetarian meals. The vegetarian selection varies seasonally but will be something like a sun-dried tomato, spinach and cheese torte in phyllo dough. However, there were a few choices of chicken and fish dishes at this venue, which we had to select from to get to the two final selections.

Let the tasting commence!

Our options (we realized later that we should have taken these photos before tearing into the meal, but we were hungry!) – click on any image to enlarge it:

All of the meals will ultimately come with the same sides – a very moist (and likely butter filled) Jasmine rice and a ring of zucchini around seasonal string vegetables (this day it was haricot vert, asparagus tips and red peppers).

And the winners are: the salmon and the chicken Francese. For those folks that indicated food allergies or concerns, we have made arrangements to suit, for most people this means plain grilled chicken. If you’re attending and wish to change your selection, please let us know A.S.A.P., as we will need to provide final counts to the venue very soon.

BTW, we are keeping the other selections secret, so you’ll have some surprises on the day.

Paddling against the tide

Today’s adventures were as follows:

  1. Multi-hour kayaking trip on the Herring River from sea, upriver and back again.  Let’s just say what we expected to happen with the tide change at mid-point did not go as planned.
  2. Dinner at Regatta.  Mmmmm.  Thanks Peggy and Bob!
  3. Contra dance (celebrating a windmill installation, held outdoors, under the stars) in Marstons Mills.

Another nice day on the Cape.