Thursday, July 23, 2009

A footful day

One Friday evening at work, I was charting next to one of our doctors, and he asked me what I was going to be doing over the weekend. “Cutting my aunts’ toenails,” I replied. He seemed to think this was very funny, but it was the sad truth. That was going to be the highlight of my weekend. And it actually is sort of a highlight, because my aunt Pauline usually fixes a nice dinner and then we often play cards afterwards to celebrate our nice pedicures. This time, my Aunt Dakki was off with her friends praying at some pius event, so Pauline and I were alone. We had tomato soup – one of my favorites, especially if it has saltine crackers and slices of cheddar cheese floating in it. Pauline made these charming and very retro salads – straight from your mother’s (or grandmother’s if you are a youngster) 1959 Good Housekeeping magazine. And they tasted as good as they looked cute.

2 comments:

FugueStateKnits said...

You have the most awe (and appetite)-inspiring food photos!

Lillian said...

That is a really great picture. You should be a food photographer.