Yesterday we had guests for dinner. There were 22 of us total and our guests arrived around lunch time so we started with four large ham and turkey hoagies (with fat slices of tomatoes), cut into four pieces each (the little ones further split theirs in half) and some delicious dip and chips:
For dinner I tried to make my sister's recipe for Bolognese sauce but I'm not sure it came out as good as hers. I served it over Mafalda (like mini lasagna noodles), with freshly grated Parmigiano and Romano cheese, a tossed salad of romaine, tomatoes and feta chunks, and Pane Rustica.
For dessert my oldest daughter made two double recipes of Peach Batter Cobbler, from delicious local peaches we bought for .50 a pound at the farmer's market:
Peach Batter Cobbler
1/2 stick salted butter
Melt the butter in a baking dish while pre-heating the oven to 350 degrees.
Mix the dry ingredients and stir in the milk, whisking just until incorporated.
Dump into the pan with melted butter and scatter 2 cups of fresh (or frozen) peach slices over the top of the batter, sprinkle with 1 tablespoon of sugar and bake 30-40 minutes or until the batter is golden brown.
Let cool slightly before serving with vanilla ice cream.
A combination of peach slices and blackberries or black raspberries is yummy, too!