Today I am participating in another blog hop! Isabel from The Family Foodie suggested that our group do a progressive dinner. Starting today at 5 pm EST we will all be tweeting and talking about our progressive dinner courses.
We have everything from soup to homemade bread and oyster shooters, and a wine pairing for each course. Follow the hashtag #SundaySupper to join us!
Have you participated in a progressive dinner?
I had never heard of one until I saw that a group I am apart of decided to do a virtual progressive dinner. I was intrigued. I noticed they still needed someone to do a dessert, so I happily signed up!
One of the people had described a progressive dinner like a pot luck type dinner. A group of people comes together, picks and theme, decides who will make what course, then on the day of the event travel from house to house eating each others offerings.
After much consideration, I decided to focus on the rustic chicken.
I found this recipe from Joy the Baker a few weeks ago and thought it would be a delicious compliment to the chicken.
These lavender shortbread cookies are a lovely change on a traditional shortbread cookie.
The lavender is subtle but floral. And the turbinado sugar adds a great flavor and crunch.
When Eileen was asking me what the cookie tasted like (when finding a wine paring) I found them a bit hard to describe. Buttery, crispy, salty, herbal…