Thursday, March 18, 2010

Enchiladas de Dios!*

*Sacreligious, yes, but totally true. These enchiladas could have killed us all with their extreme deliciousness.

Date: 03/06/10
In Attendance: Gordon, Jillian, Caitlin, John, Leah, Sean, Amanda, Drew, Aaron, Kent

Chicken enchiladas with cream sauce
Beef enchiladas with red sauce
Chips with fresh tomato salsa
Chips with mango salsa
Chips with Schuldheisz layer dip
Mexican Wedding Cakes

Mucho divertido!! Ole! : )

Gordy and Jilly's Classic Fresh Salsa

6 large, ripe tomatoes
Juice of 2 limes
1 large onion, finely chopped
Cilantro, finely chopped (as desired)
1 tsp. Salt
2 tsp. Sugar
Red Pepper Flakes (as desired)

Add lime juice to finely chopped onion and let stand to mellow. Chop tomatoes as finely as desired. Add chopped tomatoes to onion-lime mixture. Add salt, sugar, red pepper flakes, and cilantro. Serve with tortilla chips: Eat immediatly, or serve next day. Flavors will mingle and improve overnight.

Monday, March 15, 2010

Fiesta Mexicana!

Hola Amigos!

Time for a fiesta!
Date: 03/16/10
Place: Hacienda del Drew
Time: Evening-ish

Enchiladas will be provided! Bring side dishes with some kind of Mexican flair.

Hasta manana!

Wednesday, March 3, 2010

All Greek to Me

Date: March 2nd, 2010
In Attendance: Caitlin, John, Leah, Gordon, Jillian, Sean, Amanda, Kent, and Amy S.

Gyros, including
Homemade whole wheat pita bread
Homemade tsatsiki sauce
Fresh cut cucumber, chopped tomato & onion, cabbage, basil
Skewers of ground lamb/venison/pork
Skewers of pork, marinated in special wine sauce

Couscous Salad
Caprese Salad
Cheese and Honey Pie

What a fabulous slice of the Mediterranean! Everything was delicious! We followed up our repast with a rousing and hilarious game of Wise and Otherwise.
Example: There is an old Chinese saying: “Don’t add salt to….”
Feel free to guess the ending of this old saying in the comments. : )

Sean and Amanda's Amazing Tsatsiki Sauce

1 medium cucumber, peeled and cubed
1/2 medium red onion, diced
1 quart plain yogurt
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 tsp dried dill
1 tsp garlic powder (or two cloves fresh garlic)
salt to taste
lemon juice

Combine and let mellow for at least three hours before serving.

Monday, March 1, 2010

The People Have Spoken!*

That's right--it's time for Greek Night with the FPPC! We are meeting tomorrow night (03/02/10) at John and Leah's. Bring something Greek to share!

See you there!

*Anonymous blog-survey-voting people, that is. We are a pretty laissez faire democracy.