My weekend got off to a great start with an impromptu dinner with friends. Rather than going out to dinner, I put together a light meal with on-hand ingredients. Shrimp chowder, fennel/orange/onion salad and then topped it off with a chocolate cake. Our guests brought a bottle of Veuve which is a great way to start a weekend.
Table set with a blue theme.
I've been wanting to try making English Muffin bread for quite a while and I got around to doing so on Saturday. Couldn't be easier. It's made in a mixer. No hand kneading or proofing yeast. It rises in the same pan in which it is baked. I got the recipe from the King Arthur Flour Company website. If you've never worked with yeast, this recipe would be a good start.
The English Muffin bread makes wonderful toast. I served it with egg cups, a recipe from The Lifestyle Maven.
Never did make it to see The King's Speech. I seemed to be busy the whole weekend.
What was the highlight of your weekend?