The only source of inspiration this year was - what else! - The Olympics.
In particular, the dinner was to honour the great showing by Canadian Athletes.
To keep it simple, and because most of us are not what you would call athletic,
guests were asked to dress in red and white.

The Signature Drink

The Maple Leaf Forever
(Whisky, Maple Syrup and Lime Juice)

The Menu

Hor d'oeuvres

Cousin Margaret's Pate (courtesy of Cynthia)


  Butternut Squash & Pear Soup

Main Course

Vodka-Marinated Rib Roast with
Balsamic Beets
Horseradish Scalloped Potatoes
Roasted Asparagus with Coriander Butter
Green Beans in Mustard Seed Butter


Steamed Chocolate Pudding
with Boozy Butterscotch Sauce

The Table

A simple Red and White setting ...

... in keeping with the situation - again.

The Rest

Al looking spiffy in his red suspenders!
Jim looking like ... Jim!

Deb sporting her medal  for always looking good.

The Soup

The Guests
Cynthia got into the spirit with her lovely red blouse.
Brother Ron decided his 'white' hair was enough.

Dinner is served - well some of it anyway

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