Or how I cook with weapons.
My usual "dish" brought to many a pot-luck is deviled eggs. Seriously, I make a mean deviled egg. (This is where normally, I would launch into my diatribe about if is is appropriate to bring deviled eggs to a church function? But I'm short on time. Your thoughts?)
But I was feeling adventurous and inspired. I'd been pointed to All Adither's new food blog.
It has a title after my own heart, the half-assed kitchen, in case you don't care to click on the link. As I was saying, I was instructed to bring an appetizer to the end of the school year soiree. And I thought this combination looked delightful:
This was before the salmonella scare and before I realized that my basil was wilted to a stick in our near 100 degree Texas heat. Cut to me spraying the herb garden 30 minutes before we were to arrive at the party hoping the basil would miraculously plump up with a quick drink.
I wish I had snapped a picture of the accompanying kid friendly version the girls whipped up with strawberries and marshmallows dipped in chocolate and sprinkles. It only required TWO trips the store.
Anywho, I decided to add cucumbers and my version looked like this:
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