Friday, May 8, 2009

Girl Scouts vs. Brazil

Last week I was so stoked about my Brazilian cooking class. The food was fabulous. But I was suddenly yanked from cloud 9 later that evening when I returned home mere minutes before my husband; he sighed a wonderfully satisfied sigh and showed me his dinner menu. Before I could even gloat, I had been outdone by the Girl Scout Council of Greater New York and their 34th Annual Tribute Dinner. Slighted again by yet another corporate function. Is the grass really greener? Which menu would you pick?

Girl Scouts

Asparagus Veloute
Grilled Ramps and Morel Mushrooms
Hogue Fume Blanc

Maple Braised Short Ribs
Vegetable Bundle of Baby Carrots and Haricots Verts
and Parsnip Puree
Lindemans Cabernet Sauvignon

Thin Mint Chocolate Molten Cake
Homemade Thin Mint Ice Cream and Raspberry Coulis

Freshly Brewed Coffee
Selection of Harney and Sons Fine Imported Teas
Served with Chef's Selection of Petits Fours
Homemade Cookies and Macaroons


Cheese Rolls
Pao de Queijo

Cod with Fingerling Potatoes and Onions
Bacalhau Assado com Batatas e Cebola

Fish in Spiced Honey
Filet de Peixe ao Mel Picante

Grilled Minas Cheese with a Brazilian Pesto Sauce
Minas grelhado com Pesto Brasileiro

Avocado Creme Brulee
Creme Brulee de Abacate

Perhaps those sneaky Girl Scouts are out to spite me for posting this headline last year?



Anonymous said...

Are you kidding? Brazil!
Me, Anonymous

Anonymous said...

Avocado Creme Brulee vs Thin Mint Chocolate Molten Cake... Sorry, I think I'd go with the Girl Scouts on this one.

Miss You,


Veronica said...

Ha ha! I knew that's what you'd pick :)