What is for dinner, you ask?
Answer: Roast pork, apple sauce made with apples from our trees, carrots and peas, buttermilk mashed potatoes, Riesling white wine, chocolate cake with chocolate butter cream. Recipe for butter cream: 1/3 cup water and 1 cup sugar boiled in small pan to 234 degrees. Pour slowly, beating all the while, over 2 eggs, beating until cold. Cream 1 and 1/2 cups unsalted butter and beat in the egg/sugar syrup mixture, beat in 4 ounces of melted unsweetened chocolate. Refrigerate until spreadable, then fill and spread on top of two cake rounds.