I'm not one to celebrate made-up holidays like Cinco de Mayo, that mostly American creation fueled largely by the beer companies, but I don't need an excuse to have a party! Ann decided a few weeks back to have a small party on the 6th of May so she could show off her delicious quinoa salad and try out new recipes for tequila sangria and margarita cupcakes.
|Pre-Game Huevos con Chorizo|
With all the chorizo, peppers, and onions laying around, who can blame us for having a big plate of huevos con chorizo at noon with some beer chasers?
Fried Asparagus with Cilantro-Pimentón Aïoli
Oven-Baked Tortilla Chips
Quinoa Salad with Black Beans, Avocado, and Lime-Cumin Dressing
Quesadillas with Chorizo, Bison Skirt Steak, Poblanos, and Onions
Joining us for the festivities were Kelly and Marco Due plus Neil and Patty. Neil is home on a break from his tour in Iraq and I haven't seen him since he deployed last fall.
|Kelly and Marco Due being entertained by....|
|The One and Only Ann!|
|It's Good to be Stateside, Beer in Hand!|
|Patty always tries to hide from the camera|
|Grayce trying to prove she is a lap dog|