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Birthday dinner for the man

Yesterday was a great day. It was my husband’s 43rd birthday! He had to work all AM, so it was an abbreviated celebration: went to the neighborhood pool to cool off & then I made him some dinner. Tomorrow we are going rafting to celebrate for real :).
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The birthday boy & I. He doesn’t look 43, does he??

Dinner was awesome! Grilled everything cos that’s his fave…filet mignon, asparagus, zucchini, mushrooms, squash, peppers, tomatoes, & caramelized onions. YUM.

Here’s what I did:

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◆Marinated veggie skewers with extra virgin olive oil + minced garlic + fresh oregano/rosemary + salt/pepper
◆Let marinate for 1 hr minimum

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◆Carmelized onions on the grill with this amazing little pot made for grills. 
◆I grilled the veggies then tossed them in the carmelized onions at the end. This was an experiment, but it turned out wonderful!

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Finished product! Pretty simple. The best things in life usually are :).

Of course I had a mini birthday cake for him, too. It was another fave of his: peanut butter. I’m glad I only got 1 from the bakery because it truly lived up to it’s name (PB OMG brownie)! Only had a couple of bites, but sugar is like crack to me & I’m craving it like crazy now.

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Happy birthday, Mr Stone! May this year bring you & us many fond memories, much love, & lots of good times!

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2 comments on “Birthday dinner for the man

  1. Sumner Stone
    July 21, 2013

    Thanks for the awesome dinner and birthday celebrations! I sure do love you Baby!

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