Friday, April 11, 2008

Success is Sweet

April meeting marked our one year anniversary of Carlsbad book club! Yeah! I have to tell you that April's meeting was so wonderful at Jenn's. It was the Cook Book challenge and we had delicious sweets and unbelievably good savory dishes. Thank you so much to all who participated and thanks so much to Jenn for making the night so great with all the fine details from lit candles to hand-stamped recipe cards (with ribbon delicately tied, of course). Here is a list of goodies that were made:

Jenn- Turkey meatballs with marinara
Karalea- Gorgonzola stuffed cherry tomatoes and glazed lemon loaf
Heidi- Peanut glazed chicken and vegetable kabobs
Emily- Carrot Cake Cupcakes with Cream Cheese frosting
Susan- Apricot windows cookies
Mindy- Souffle (Poor deflated souffle, snif. I can't believe she attempted is very tricky to make a souffle, kudos to Mindy for trying...)
Carma- Asparagus and Gruyere tart

Those of you who didn't/couldn't make it, you missed a very fun night and we will hope to see you at the next meeting on Wednesday, May 7th.

We have decided that we will be CHANGING OUR MEETING NIGHT to the FIRST WEDNESDAY OF THE MONTH. (Due to the YW switching their mutual night to Tuesday's -some of you need sitters! Now you have no excuse!)

Our May bookclub meeting will be Heidi's home and we will be discussing the book The Invisible Wall by Harry Bernstein. We also decided on a June book (to be happily hosted by Mindy Batt! Yeah!) The book will be These is my Words by Nancy Turner. Have a great April and we will see you at the May meeting.