Yesterday a group of us got together to cook and eat and talk. Oh, and drink wine.
I know a many writers who like to cook, so I invited a few over to do all of the above.
Here is a photo essay of how it went, pictures courtesy of Gerald Bartell.
The question arose, why do so many writers like to cook? My quick answer—you do it standing up.
Another possibility, eating the resultant output often involves also drinking wine.
What do you think?
|The festivities began with a trip to the fabulous DiPalo Italian grocery on Grand Steet.|
|Essential ingredients in hand|
|DiPalo Italian wine store--a great rose' frizzante and a nice Frascati|
|Gerald Bartell, he can write and take great photos,|
but he can also sauté'!
|Main course coming along nicely|
|Richie Narvaez and his fiancee Denise, he pours, she supervises, and bakes|
|Treats to keep up the cooks' energy levels.|
|I demonstrate the old fashioned way to serve polenta.|
|The first of a several toasts!|
|Let the feasting begin, including Tim McLaughlin and Renette Zimmerly|