...only 2 more days of the extra workload at the clinic.
i am not complaining. i just worry that i am going to forget a clerical detail.
i am a perfectionist when assisting our doctors with their patients.
i earned some overtime.
i have had my eye on a pair of black leather riding boots.
yesterday afternoon, Mr D returned from his annual cast & blast.
i arrived home last night to find a cardboard box on the farm table.
i immediately went to the cupboard to grab a couple bowls
so i could unpack and arrange my presents!
...fresh and fragrant from the our sweet apple state!
...amazing color inside the mid century French crock.
when finished arranging,
i went back into the kitchen where i was presented with four dove that
were cleaned and marinated in goodness.
you see, Mr D and i have a little agreement...
he cleans and packages the catch.
i had a very soft heart when he began bird hunting.
i have become a little more rugged and strong through the years.
every year we give to preserve the wetlands.
the bounty has become a beautiful addition to our autumn and
winter holiday table. it gives a special meaning to
the term "Christmas Goose".
i roasted the dove and placed them on a bed of baby kale.
before serving, i drizzled them with herb and garlic
infused olive oil. i also added some fresh apple to our salad!
pretty amazing "eats" for a Wednesday after a long work day!
when carrying the dishes to the table, i thought...
how could i serve such a meal without saying...bon appétit?
so i said it!
:: please excuse the images...this is the time of year that everything is put together after dark!