High of 99 today folks! Doesn’t that make you want to go fire up your grill?
LOL no. But timing these blog posts has never been a strength so I’ll fill you in anyway.
This weekend the GS and I invited ourselves over to our friends’ house. They’re getting married this weekend! So we wanted to have one last double date before they tie the knot. Oh, and they have a pool.
We brought dinner over- chicken, corn, and veggies to grill, along with some bread and whipped feta.
I should probably do a separate blog post on the whipped feta to highlight how amazing it is, but given that it’s blatantly stolen from HowSweetEats and only 3 ingredients, I’ll tell you about it right here.
8 ounces creamy feta (the brick form, not pre-crumbled), 8 ounces whipped cream cheese (I used the one above with Greek yogurt in it), and one avocado. In a blender or food processor. Whip it and schmear it on anything and everything. Trust me.
Okay so here’s the veggie list:
1 red onion
2 summer squash (the yellow ones)
1 bag of small sweet peppers
1 bunch scallions
When you chop up all this stuff (I left the peppers and scallions whole) you end up with a large volume of veg. Just toss it all in olive oil, salt and pepper. Maybe some garlic. I used Jane’s Mix up salt. And put it in one of those grill baskets and FIRE AWAY.
Saturday, we stuffed our faces with chicken and veggies, all covered in that lovely green whipped feta.
Sunday, we had veggie paninis. With prosciutto, because a certain Italian needs some kind of meat with every meal.
Then for last night I tossed the rest in some al dente pasta, and while it was hot stirred in this fancy goat cheese we bought at Mt. Vernon Marketplace.
It had tarragon and parsley and pink peppercorns in it! Does it ruin my hipster cred if I’m snapchatting while in the marketplace?
We probably would have used more whipped feta in the pasta instead, but we’re super nice people and left the majority at our friends’ house as a thank you for their hospitality.
And as their wedding gift. Congrats, guys!