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A Perfect Reunion in San Francisco

Date: February 28, 2015 - categories: - 2 Comments

Cooking a feast, sharing a feast is always the best link, the perfect way to celebrate. Our dinner in San Francisco was two celebrations: host Charlie’s birthday and a celebration of nearly fifty years of friendship for us University of Santa Clara women! SCU friend Yvonne summed it up: “a perfect reunion. On to next year…” And this same group has already booked for February, 2016! I hope Pino can come back again!
He and our son Mattia (with his lovely companion, Radha) joined the Santa Clara cooking group just in time for tiramisu all together.

Hard to match this one: old friends and family united over an Umbrian dinner, in a magical city.

Do see the good times:

Arlene and Nancy, cooking duo

Arlene and Nancy, cooking duo

Arlene, good job on the onions

Arlene, good job on the onions

Santa Clara friends, Yvonne, Pattie and Jan, united in the kitchen

Santa Clara friends, Yvonne, Pattie and Jan, united in the kitchen

Susan handles the mushroom slicing

Susan handles the mushroom slicing

Susan, Nancy and Arlene team at the burners

Susan, Nancy and Arlene team at the burners

Bruschetta coming up!

Bruschetta coming up!

Gino, Jim and Celia team in the kitchen

Gino, Jim and Celia team in the kitchen

More olive oil in the bruschetta, Susan!

More olive oil in the bruschetta, Susan!

Ah, what flavor in that tomato arugula bruschetta

Ah, what flavor in that tomato arugula bruschetta

A united bruschetta team

A united bruschetta team

Susan, Yvonne and Gino, a cooking trio

Susan, Yvonne and Gino, a cooking trio

Yvonne and Jan, ready for bruschetta

Yvonne and Jan, ready for bruschetta

Our cooking team

Our cooking team

Celia, good job on the squash

Celia, good job on the squash

Nancy gets the bruschetta going

Nancy gets the bruschetta going

Kitchen action at Charlie and Pattie's

Kitchen action at Charlie and Pattie’s

More memorable cooking moments with Santa Clara friends:

Pattie adds black pepper to Nancy’s pasta

Pattie adds black pepper to Nancy’s pasta

Nancy and Arlene, cooking duo

Nancy and Arlene, cooking duo

Pattie, Nancy and Arlene team in the kitchen

Pattie, Nancy and Arlene team in the kitchen

Celia serves up the chicken

Celia serves up the chicken

 

Gino and Celia, buon appetito!

Gino and Celia, buon appetito!

Susie, Pattie and Susan, about to enjoy Umbrian goodness

Susie, Pattie and Susan, about to enjoy Umbrian goodness

Arlene, Jan, Celia and Gino connect over tiramisu

Arlene, Jan, Celia and Gino connect over tiramisu

Photo memories of good times

Photo memories of good times

Santa Clara friends and our family unite

Santa Clara friends and our family unite

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