Riversdale 12th Night

At the start at 2017, we went to the Riversdale 12th Night Ball. The food was delicious – all period recipes – and the chef made all kinds of pickled products, which were all delicious. The gown was new – a simple drawstring gown out of an ebay sari. Not sure the shiny material is as flattering – but the bullion embroidery on the fabric is pretty. :-) I was also wiped out by the time we got to this ball, so I wasn’t as into the dancing.

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Poor Doug still only had the one vest. No time to sew a new one, though now he has a few – our friend Angela, to pay back a favor, went above and beyond with a new fancy embroidered vest, and a striped one. I’ve started a silver silk one, but haven’t finished it yet.

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And of course – the important stuff – the food!

Veal Loaf
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Also, Mac & Cheese with a 19th century recipe, roasted vegetables, assorted pickles, and savoy cake wiith peach brandy syrup and whipped cream for dessert.

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Doug was randomly chosen as king of the ball!
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This is what happened after Mike jokingly asked Gloria if she could look less dead inside. ha!
Also, we didn’t purposely color coordinate – but it’s funny we are each wearing a solid contrasting color.
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