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summer in sight. [chicken piccata]

May 12th, 2011 by | comments

As I’ve mentioned before, I love hosting dinner parties on week nights. They break up long work weeks, and offer a chance to hang out with friends sans the bar scene. Selfishly, dinner parties also give me an opportunity to post something on my blog. :)

I thought it fitting to make Ina Garten’s simple recipe for chicken piccata, since summer is approaching and I already had most of the essential ingredients–lemon, capers and chicken. My roommate made a delicious artichoke and goat cheese strata to compliment the chicken, which unfortunately, I forgot to photograph.

Our dinner party was complete when my roommate discovered the country music channel on TV. If you would have asked me one year ago, I would not have approved of her finding–I despised country music. But, all thanks to my friend Dana, I listen to the music genre on a regular now.

Overall, the night was a success, filled with heaping amounts of delectable food, generously poured glasses of red wine and a little Blake Shelton to set the mood. :)

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