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Not Your Typical Wednesday

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Well, it all started with tractor maintenance. Horsing around a 200 pound mower deck. At least that is what my husband did. I just got to “assist”, that is, sit on the tractor and raise and lower the deck.

He got to do all the greasing and cleaning.

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I also got to chase butterflies. They are everywhere at the moment.

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The highlight today though was the 5th anniversary party at Bistro Blanc.

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Sixty five lucky guests got to share in a spectacular dinner with wines to celebrate the 5th anniversary of the restaurant. I think the scallop appetizer might have been my favorite course, or maybe that incredible pork tenderloin.

Tomorrow I have to figure out what I am entering in the fair, but tonight I am just basking in the good feelings of an amazing meal with old friends, new friends and people who love good food.

Cheers to Raj and Marc and the rest of the staff at Bistro Blanc.


About AnnieRie

Retired, I am following my dream of living in quiet west Howard County, a rural oasis, not far from the urban chaos, but just far enough. I love to cook, bake, garden, and travel. I volunteer at Howard County Conservancy. I lead nature hikes, manage programs and show children all the wonders of nature, and the agricultural connection to their food.

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  1. I’m glad that you had such an enjoyable day. I’m appreciating the decrease in heat and humidity, and I imagine the weather made it a good day for tractor maintenance and butterfly chasing.

    This week’s share from the One Straw Farm CSA included:tomatoes, fennel, red potatoes, cabbage, light peppers, cucumbers, onions with greens, and lemon basil.

    Congrats to Bistro Blanc on the 5-year anniversary!


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