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Italian Dinner Menu

Last night, Matt and I hosted a fundraising dinner for our UU Church. Six friends purchased an Italian dinner complete with a photo slideshow from our recent honeymoon trip to Italy. No, we didn’t force people to watch the slides before they ate!

Some of the recipes have already been blog posts.  Be on the look out for future posts with some of the other recipes.  Here’s the menu:

Selection of Italian Beverages
White Wine ▪ Red Wine ▪ Prosecco ▪ Peroni ▪ Pellegrino Sparkling Mineral Water

 Marinated Olives with Orange
Selection of Olives with Orange and Balsamic

 Crostini with Various Toppings
Tuscan Lemon, Almond, and Rosemary Bean Spread ▪ Garlic, Olive Oil, and Salt
Caprese with Mozzarella, Tomato, and Basil ▪ Roasted Garlic Spread with Parmesan

 Orange and Fennel Salad
Fresh Oranges, Fennel, Parsley, Pomegranate, and a Citrus Vinaigrette

 Oven-Roasted Broccoli
With Pine Nuts, Lemon, Garlic, Basil, and Parmesan

 Butternut Squash and Sage Lasagna
Butternut Puree with Almond and Nutmeg, Béchamel Sauce, Sage Brown Butter, and Fontina Cheese

 Duo of Desserts
Caramel Panna Cotta with Chocolate Sauce and Finishing Salt
Apricot, Pine Nut, and Almond Cake 

Selection of Coffee and Liqueurs
Espresso, Coffee, Homemade Limoncello and Coffee Liqueur

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  1. Cyndia
    January 21, 2012 at 12:16 pm

    Katie, the first recipe I want is the butternut squash sage lasagna, then the salad! I am drooling just reading the menu!

  2. January 21, 2012 at 1:33 pm

    It might be several days before the lasagna recipe is posted, since it might take a while to recreate the recipe. But I’ll try to hurry :)

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