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Food Goals 11: On our anniversary

Flashback to the beginning of February and Dan and I are to celebrate our date-aversary , oh but we were young.   I really need to find all our old pictures and scan them, so much goodness!

The day things forever changed on 02-02-02.  Dan seems to put more importance on that date than on the day we gotmarried, so I thought I'd role with it this year.  I picked out a lovely meal from one of the two cookbooks I'm trying to get through this year.  This is what I ended up with:

On the menu was Barefoot Contessa's Seared Tuna with Mango Chutney  and Raspberry Royale to drink.

This recipe was fantastic for numerous reasons.  1- Seared tuna is delicious AND healthy. 2- I can't believe how flavourful the mango chutney was and that I actually made it from scratch.  I have never tasted a chutney of any sort before this.  3- This meal felt fancy and was really easy to prepare.  I will definitely make this again!

Have a great weekend.



  1. Living on Cloud Nine07 April, 2016 23:26

    Great meal but an even greater couple!! Gorgeous, real and I bet sweet as can be together!! Happy Anni cutie pies!!

  2. 02-02-02... I even remember that. And to think James and I had our first date only 2 weeks before that 01-19-02. Wait, that doesn't have the same ring to it!

  3. You guys are the cutest. I'm pretty sure you weren't even born when George and I went on our first date :)! This dinner looks so good - that mango chutney looks amazing.

  4. Awwww so cute! I wish I remembered the exact date of our first date!

  5. So adorable!! Lol. I was starting law school in 2002! So yeah, I'm older than youuuuuuu! xxxooo

  6. What about the first night I met Hugh "Boozing at the Warman Rodeo Dance 2005". It does have a certain ring to it.

  7. I kinda wish we had a kitchen in Vegas so you could cook me all the yummy things.
    I suppose I might just have to book a trip to visit you, assuming we like each other in real life lol

    Simply Shaunacey

  8. Aww! Happy dativersary! That mango chutney is making my mouth water!

  9. Yum! Happy Dateiversary! That mango Chutney looks so good! So what you going to make me when I come visit?

  10. Happy dateiversary! What a sweet thing to celebrate :) The meal looks tasty too, glad it was a hit! :)

    Away From The Blue Blog

  11. Your dinner looks amazing. Happy dating anniversary.

    Amy Ann
    Straight A Style

  12. I love mango anything so I need to make this ASAP! It looks absolutely delicious!

  13. I think the tuna was my fave part.

  14. It was delicious! Thanks for stopping by

  15. Nah, probably not by much. I started teaching in 2001

  16. bahahaha- make some hotdogs and call it a night

  17. I'm drooling too thinking about it

  18. And i can still remember that taco salad you made us on our first visit

  19. We are enjoying (and were just reflecting on) our mango salsa over here. Wish PC ate fish. I know I should make it for me, because I deserve to eat what I like but do I care enough to have to make two meals?? Happy anniversary, love birds.


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