One of the nights we went to dinner at a newly opened restaurant called Ling and Louie's. It's a chain restaurant, though there are only six at this time, that started out of Arizona. They're gauging their success in the market by starting in smaller cities. I have to tell you about it in another post when I share my restaurant report for the past month. :)
The highlight of our weekend was Easter. For the appetizer, I made Mother-in-Law Eggs (click the link for the recipe) but used jalapeno-stuffed olives instead of pimento-stuff olives. Our Easter Dinner was ham, roasted veggies, baked sweet potatoes and salad.
Lemon Pudding Cake (the recipe is from Real Simple) with a few changes and a substitution.
- 3/4 cup granulated sugar
- 1/3 cup all-purpose flour, spooned and leveled
- 3 large eggs, separated
- 2 tablespoons
unsaltedbutter, at room temperature, cut into small pieces
- 1 cup whole milk
teaspoontablespoon finely grated lemon zest, plus (Maggie suggested more zest and it turned out great!)
- 1/3 cup fresh lemon juice
1/21/4 teaspoon kosher salt (I decreased the salt because the butter I used had salt)
- 3 teaspoons turbinado or some other coarse sugar (my mom-in-law suggested powdered sugar as a garnish since I couldn't find coarse sugar)
What a nice weekend we had and it was sure nice to have John and Maggie over.