friday night dinners

One of my most favourite traditions in Burns Lake is our epic friday night dinner party. The tradition began when I realized that when fridays rolled around I inevitably wanted an excuse to cook lots of fun, different food and eat a very late dinner. Soon, Cam and I started inviting folks over to sit around, drink some wine, eat some appies, and chit chat while cooking late into the night just about every friday.

While these dinners seem to reoccur on a weekly basis now, they still always start off as a bit of a surprise on friday afternoons. Yesterday at about 6 in the evening we decided to make stuffed burgers and Linette suggested making homemade buns for the 3 of us. This started us into a crazy, use stuff from the garden/make everything from scratch frenzy!

We used this amazing bun recipe:

Then we headed out to the greenhouse to pick chives and basil (for the burger stuffing) and lettuce.

We fried up some bacon

And blended our own mayo!

We stuffed the burgers with fresh herb and garlic cream cheese.

We cooked these up (along with some artisan tater-tots)

and enjoyed an amazing spread and wonderful company.

The results were obviously amazing and by the time dinner was on the table, 4 more friends showed up! Doesn’t get much better than that. When you come to visit be sure to include a friday night dinner in your plans!

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Jess Hart is a Registered Holistic Nutritionist, Culinary Nutrition Expert, and the creator of Jess Hart Nutrition. She delights in sharing her love of whole-foods based nutrition with her community and believes that healthy eating should be simple, fun and delicious. Jess lives in Burns Lake, BC with her husband and sweet little girls. Be sure to follow Jess’ simple, delicious culinary adventures on Instagram and Facebook.

9 thoughts on “friday night dinners

    • 🙂 sure does, but now that you brought it up, one day we might have to make a Kenyan feast for friday night dinners.

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