Food~Dining~Fun

OK, I admit, the last two post have been pretty much about food, dining, fun.

Left front:  Bob, Linda,  Right Front:  Lori, Rob  enjoying the Lawn Club Grill.

Left front: Bob, Linda,
Right Front: Lori, Rob enjoying the Lawn Club Grill.

 

Feeling like a kid again!

Feeling like a kid again!

 

Well, I told you that I was gonna blog about the cruise, and pretty much, the cruise is about food, dining, fun!  While there are many good choices of dining, certainly my favorite is the lawn club.  Located on the top (14th) deck is a patch of green grass, I would guess the size of a football field.  On the same deck is a specialty restaurant, at which if you so desire, you may participate in the cooking.  I will tell you, it is some kind of fun!

 

 

 

First is the making of flatbread, cruise talk for pizza.

AAAAHHHHH! Gourmet Pizza by Chef Todd

AAAAHHHHH! Gourmet Pizza by Chef Todd

Go Rob!. As you can see, I'm looking up...my pizza hit the roof.....I took home the apron!

Go Rob!. As you can see, I’m looking up…my pizza hit the roof…..I took home the apron!

You make your own, and they cook it.  If you throw it and hit the ceiling, you get to take home your apron (I will be taking two home).

 

 

 

 

 

 

Then you get to pick your meat from the reefer, and cook it on the grill.  The master chef Sanjay and I have gotten to be good friends.

 

Wednesday night we had a small get together in our room and went to the grill.  Lots of fun and laughter, good memories.  A PS about our friend the Postmaster who has taken as many as 6 cruises in a year.  As it turns out, in 2007, he won the HGTV house in Colorado and sold it for a ton of money (good for him).

The glasses were arranged.  We put the same wine in different glasses and you can't believe the difference in taste and smell!

The glasses were arranged. We put the same wine in different glasses and you can’t believe the difference in taste and smell!

 

 

The other cool thing we did was the Riedel wine glass workshop.  In a nutshell, the shape of the glass has a VERY significant impact on the taste of wine.  For example, a chardonnay glass has a narrow mouth.  This causes the wine to exit directly on the tip and middle of the tounge which is the location of taste buds that taste sweet.  Then it goes to the outside of the mouth to bring the balance of the taste

 

 

 

 

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3 more days……can’t believe this has gone by so fast.  It has been great!  Certainly, a part of the highway called my life, I will not forget

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