The Party was so lovely.
My friends helped me prepare the food
(I was behind due to the business of having this meal
right after old calendar Christmas)
and all worked out beautifully.
beef roast and a great gravy
beet salad with horseradish vinaigrette
horseradish as a condiment
ginger glazed carrots
hot fruit salad
As you can see below the cake (made by a dear friend)
for my birthday was
It is a flourless cake:
The raspberry sauce on top
made the cake a perfect amount of deep chocolate