The party was a success, I think; we had around fourteen people in all, and I spent the day before it cooking for nine hours straight. There was pineapple chicken salad, spiced mixed nuts (coriander salted walnuts and brown sugar and cinnamon pecans), spinach salad with dried cranberries, blue cheese, pecans and tomatoes, asparagus salad with red bell peppers and artichoke hearts, two kinds of Aioulle spread, rolls, kitchen sink vegetable lasagna, lamb with lentils and peas and apricot, cinnamon clove sugar cookies, and a cinnamon-filled bundt cake.
If there were more, I forget. :P
And, without further ado, the pictures: