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Dinner & A Book - Me Talk Pretty One Day

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Episode #501 - Me Talk Pretty One Day

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Original Airdate: December 31, 2008

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Lobster Salad
Pan Seared Scallops in Citrus
Asparagus
Baguette
Grapes in Red Wine
White Wine and French Lemonade

 For the Bistro lunch... Decorate a table covered in a red checkered tablecloth with white napkins and 1 flower in a small red vase.  Wear a beret or a chef’s hat and hire an accordionist to play old French favorites. If you can’t find an accordionist, play songs by Edith Piaf. Serve the lobster salad as a first course.  Bring in the platter of scallops and asparagus and end the meal with the grapes in cream sauce. Follow the lunch with a reading of your favorite chapter in the book and end the afternoon with a French movie preferably Mon Oncle, Jules et Jim or a TV program on the life of Edith Piaf.

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The Guest
Kim Clark

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The Book

Me Talk Pretty One Day By David Sedaris

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