It’s been a day of simple, hearty food in the WWR household.
For lunch, we had my oft-mentioned Beer Cheese Soup with fresh-baked bread from our bread machine. The sausage was a Polska kielbasa; the cheeses were extra sharp cheddar and colby jack; the beer was New Belgium Brewing’s Fat Tire. The verdict was: tasty!
Dinner was a basic Finnish dish: Lihamakaronilaatikko, or – in the correct language – a macaroni and beef casserole. I decided to look up some Finnish dishes, as my Finnish friend Petri is in San Francisco for the next 7 days, and I was supposed to be out there too, partying with him, Angie, and my fellow Finnophile, Wendi. Alas, flights were too expensive, and so here I sit raising a glass of wine in their honor. Maybe two glasses. Three tops.
Now, off to get the kids ready for bed and then settle in for a night of mindless television and such with the Mrs.