Saturday night – 08/27/11

It felt like several weeks had passed since we had had friends over for dinner even though only a week had passed. I got it in my head that I wanted to make a ham somewhere around mid-week. Luckily it is usually fairly inexpensive so the it doesn’t break the bank. Almost everything else in the meal was either a pantry staple or from our CSA share.

Menu
Baked Ham
Cuban Black Beans and Rice (requires an account to view)
Eggplant, summer squash and tomato casserole.

Parker House rolls
Spice cake loaf with fresh raspberries (raspberries courtesy of T&M)

Notes

Bought a ~9 pound ham. Cooked it for 3 hours at 325°F in an oven bag with 1/2 can of ginger ale added at the beginning. The ham came out very moist and tasty. Didn’t bother with a sauce or anything else.

The vegetable casserole used the sweeter machiaw eggplant and was basically a ratatouille. Jenith said she liked this dish.

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