Eating Meeting

It’s August, and we’re in the midst of the dog days of summer here in Sowega.  Nothing is ripe and/or growing except a few tomatoes, peppers, and some herbs, but it’s about too hot for much else.  So instead of our usual Farm to Table Supper, we just called an official Eating Meeting.

Table Setting for an Eating Meeting | Oysters & Pearls

I didn’t make anything worth sharing a recipe for, but we did have a great time, and I even used real napkins since I hosted, which I figured was cause for both celebration and photo documentation.

I made a double batch of Honeysuckle Basil Hard Lemonade for the occasion.

Fixings for Basil Honeysuckle Hard Lemonade | Oysters & Pearls

I also made some sautéed lemon green beans, and Wheat baked some snapper we caught earlier this summer.  Mack brought an awesome feta pepper dip with pita for dipping, and Randy and Carol brought a tasty cranberry jalapeño dip and some delicious sweet potatoes.  Maggie and Greg brought summer in a bowl: spinach, watermelon and feta salad.  It might not have been exactly farm-to-table, but it was a very successful eating meeting indeed.

Table Scape for an Eating Meeting | Oysters & Pearls Vintage Floral Napkins with Hobnail Glasses on a Farmhouse Table | Oysters & Pearls Handmade Serving Board from Maiden South, Vintage Enameled Cast Iron, Vintage Honey Pot, Antique Salt & Pepper Shakers, The Refinery GA Candles | Oysters & Pearls


Shop this post:
farmhouse table (Southern Restoration Furniture)
hobnail drinkware (Pottery Barn; similar)
flatware (Lenox Pearl Platinum)
dinnerware (Lenox French Perle)
goat napkins (Anthropologie – no longer available)
floral napkins (vintage; similar)
reclaimed heart pine serving tray (Maiden South)
enameled cast iron bowl (Antique Annex, Bainbridge)
salt & pepper shakers (Antique Annex)
napkin rings (Herb Napkin Rings)
candle (The Refinery)

Until Next Time

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7 thoughts on “Eating Meeting

  1. Jim McClellan

    Nothing to do this time of year but fan and sweat, while we wait on football, cool weather and hunting season. I love that when August handed you only lemons (and herbs), you turned them into hard lemonade. Also, I want a table like that.

  2. Carol Dupree

    It truly was a very fine eating meeting! All the food was wonderful and the company too!! Thank you for hosting such a lovely affair! Also, very nice photos, as usual!

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