It’s hard to believe that my most anticipated rotation ended as quickly as it came. 2 weeks at Lambeth house just isn’t enough for an intern. Once again, I indulged in the most decadent cuisine imaginable. Picture proof!

Monday: baked tilapia with crawfish cream sauce, buttered carrots and creamed spinach with red velvet cake.

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Tuesday and Wednesday lunch were not eaten at Lambeth House…these were very very very sad days. I had to eat my usual yogurt, banana and peanut butter and various snacks.

Thursday: cream of asparagus soup, spaghetti and meatballs and tiramisu. The spaghetti was a slight disappointment because there wasn’t enough sauce. I stuck with the meatballs and saved my appetite for dessert…it was the perfect plan.

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Friday: seafood gumbo and wilted spinach, roasted artichoke hearts with poached eggs topped with truffle scented hollandaise sauce. You know…just the typical lunch food! Dessert included strawberry short cake.

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Friday was the day we had been waiting for. We hosted our Irish Italian themed cocktail party. We made bacon wrapped scallops, fish and chips, and fried Irish oysters (on a bed of braised cabbage and French bread with blue cheese). For dessert we made Guinness brownies and Bailey’s cream cheese frosting. Talk about delicious!

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The party was a great success. So much so that the residents went through 3 handles of scotch and 2 handles of vodka. And don’t even think about mixing their vodka with anything to water it down…that’s a big NO! Just picture 75 residents eating, drinking, and talking extremely loud because they can’t hear…it was great! Next week I’m doing a specialty rotation with Margaret Jones at Care Point Partners, a home infusion company.

Until next time! Eat Smart and Move More.

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