May 2017

The May meeting of Wine and Words was held at Cindy’s.  Cindy’s theme was “Kentucky Derby” and we all wore hats and drank pink champagne. Chef Lou served vinegar, maple and mustard reduction risotto, with barbecued pork loin, grilled asparagus and cucumbers marinated in vinegar. We all received recipe cards for Derby Cocktails. They served…

April 2017

The April meeting of Wine and Words Book Club was held at Sandie’s home at the beach. She served chicken salad and homemade blueberry frozen yogurt. The book for April was The Cruelest Mile: A Heroic Story of Dogs and Men in a Race Against an Epidemic. Everyone who read the book enjoyed reading about…

March 2017

The March meeting of Wine and Words Book Club was held at Ann’s. Sandie, Linda, Jan, and Cindy joined Ann for a lovely dinner of green salad and prawns Provencal over pasta. Anne served raspberry sauce over ice cream in her recently acquired ice cream sundae dishes and made us lovely book marks. We finished off a bottle…

February 2017

The February meeting of Wine and Words Book Club was held at Karen’s. Karen, Sandie, Jan, Kay and Ann attended. Karen served a kale salad with oranges,  blueberries, feta, and Lemon Love and Olive Oil. We enjoyed two types of quiche for dinner…the first was a delicious Salmon quiche and the second  consisted of butternut squash,…

January 2017

The January  meeting of Wine and Words was held at Jan’s. Linda wasn’t able to attend the meeting, due to a cold. Jan served lemon chicken and a green salad. Kay provided ice cream for dessert. Ann’s mother passed away recently. We talked about our experiences with loved ones passing away and dealing with grief.…

December 2016

We held our annual holiday gathering at Anthony’s restaurant. We enjoyed a fun evening sharing a good meal and talking about the recent presidential election. Here are some notes about books we are reading or would like to read… Cindy is reading Feathers. Sandie heard the author speak at her Garden Club about her book,…

October 2016

The October 2016 Wine and Words Book Club meeting was held at Linda’s. Ann was unable to attend because she’s been in Detroit with her mom, who is in Hospice care. We’re all thinking of you, Ann. For dinner, Linda served a wonderful pear and pomegranate salad and spicy pumpkin soup. Kay served coconut ice…