Sunday, September 15, 2013

July 28, 2013

Tonya hosted and all were in attendance except for Carol (who sent her salad with Teresa).

Janet's Middle Eastern Magic
an original cocktail

3 cups unsweetened pomegranate juice
3 cups sparkling water
1 cup mint syrup*
1 cup lime juice
1/4 cup orange blossom water (at Middle Eastern markets)
1 cup good quality vodka

Mix all, pour into glasses with crushed ice.  Garnish with a slice of lime and mint leaf.

* Mint syrup:  In a small pot combine 1 cup water, 1 cup sugar and 1 bunch roughly chopped mint.  Bring to a full boil.  Remove from heat and steep for 30 minutes and strain.

Appetizers:  Phyllo Triangles (Angie) and red beet and traditional hummus (Janet).

Salad:  Greek Salad (Carol as prepared by Teresa).

Sides:  Roasted Carrots and cous cous (Mary).

Main Dish:  Falafel (Tonya).

Dessert:  Orange and honey ice cream (Teresa)

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