Ok... we weren't crazy enough to make a timpano, but we did think that we'd have a forking good time trying to make some gnocchi. Handmade gnocchi in August in DC...what were we thinking? It was a mini-fail but we had plenty of other delicious things for the joint birthday-bon voyage party.
Crostini two-ways: fresh fig with gorgonzola and honey, and artichoke tapenade
Wild mushroom and bechamel lasagna. This was my experiment in creating a meatless, red sauce-less lasagna.
Cantaloupe melon wrapped in prosciutto with fresh mint