This morning when the wife and I arrived at church we learned that Pastor Dan woke up at 4 am fo tell his wife he was too ill to preach. So his very capable wife gave a spirit filled message on the Holy Spirit. At the end of the worship service I suggested to my wife that we have family group at our house so our Pastor could have the privacy he needed to rest. Every one in family group agreed. Now be it known all the men from our family group bailed on me and went to Huntsville TX to hear a Randy Stone preach. I entertained 8 ladies tonight. But here is how I was successful at that. Tonights menu was to center on Italian;
I prepared Spaghetti noodles seasoned with Sea salt and Olive oil. The meat sauce started with sauteed Fresh sausage, Onions, Market green bell peppers, Garlic, Corn juice from the fridge, Canned tomato sauce, and Fresh market Tomato.
Shredded Mozzarella was mixed with Romano Parmesan on the side
I thinly sliced half a loaf of Italian Bread with Margerine on the side.
And I made Herbed Sun Tea,
They other ladies provided Italian sandwiches, Salads , Lasagna, & Desserts
As the mercury breaks 100°F on these hot summer days (or 38°C for those of you on a metric system) a great way to make some tea without heating up your kitchen is to use the power of the sun to make sun tea.
Sun Tea Recipe
- 4-6 tea bags
Put 4 to 6 tea bags into a clean 2 quart glass container. Fill with water and cap. Place outside where the sunlight can strike the container for about 3 to 5 hours. Move the container if necessary to keep it in the sun. When the tea has reached its desired strength, remove from sun and put it in the refrigerator. You may or may not want to remove the tea bags at this point. I usually don't.
The tea will probably taste more mellow than what you are used to from using boiling water. The slow seeping has a way of bringing out a slightly different flavor from the tea. Also, because you didn't use boiling water, you should refrigerate the tea and drink it up pretty quickly - a day or two. It will not keep as well as iced tea made from boiling water.
I usually make sun tea with various forms of herbal tea. Sometimes you can put in a few sprigs of fresh mint as well.
Men I trust your restaurant meal was as enjoyable as ours.