Thursday, October 24, 2013
Sunset, low tide, and moonrise all came together on the 17th of October, along with the balmy fall weather — days in the 70s and nights in the fifties — that is generally the best of the year.
Back at the ranch it fell to yours truly to prepare the evening meal. Boil half cup water, add some white wine, toss in the clams. Squeeze half a lime over the rockfish and the rest over some gin. Dip the fish in egg and oat flour and slap it in a hot buttered skillet. Pour the gin into the cook, bread the oysters and drop them in more hot butter next to the fish. Fix another drink, turn the fish, set the table, pour some wine...
On Saturday we drove over to Oregon State University to visit our youngest daughter, and then back home.
All in all a very happy anniversary.