Saturday night – 06/14/2014

We celebrated 3 birthdays this week. I asked 2 of the birthday girls what they wanted for dinner and the answer was breakfast and applesauce. The follow-up on cake color returned blue. I contemplated potato latkes for about 3 minutes and then realized that breakfast means pancakes. Which leads us to the…

Menu
4 batches of Alton Brown’s “Instant Pancakes” with real maple syrup and “pancake” syrup
Bacon, turkey sausages and veggie breakfast patties
Watermelon, papaya, and pineapple fruit salad
Homemade Applesauce

Blue Coconut Cake

Notes
13 friends gathered for dinner this week (8 adults; 5 kids).

There were 4 pancakes left. Four. Of the 48 or so that I made. Four.

2 lbs bacon, a pound of turkey sausage and 6 veggie patties pretty much disappeared as well.

Ted made the cake using a Cook’s Illustrated recipe with a bit of paste food coloring added to the cake. The contrast between cake and frosting was pretty amazing.

[Blue Coconut Cake]

[Blue Coconut Cake]

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