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The Dinner Cancer Tim W. Boiteau 1 – Menu

Cocktails – Cranberry Margaritas – Aaron Johansson Hors d’Oeuvre – Grilled Eggplant Dip – Lindsay Porter Starter – Apple, Pecan & Goat Cheese Salad – Molly Johansson Starter Wine – Castelnau de Suduiraut Sauternes 2009 – Darren Jasper Main Course – Rosemary Garlic Pot Roast, Maple Butternut Squash – Molly Johansson Dinner Wine – Domaine Chasselay Fleurie, Beaujolais 2014; Folie à Deux Pinot Noir, 2011 – Virgil Porter Dessert – Chocolate Pumpkin Cake – Carol Jasper Digestif – Amaro Nardini – Aaron Johansson

2 – Cocktails and Hors d’Oeuvre

When Lindsay Porter and her husband, Virgil, arrived with a bottle of red wine and a platter, she notified everyone at the dinner party that her cancer was running a few minutes late. “Your . . . your cancer is coming?” Molly Johansson said, putting a steaming dish of maple butternut squash down on the hot pads on the island in the Johansson’s spacious, modern kitchen. A hot rush of embarrassment overcame Lindsay. “Oh, I thought—err—assumed it was invited, too. Would it . . . be okay? I don’t want to inconvenience you.” “But-but I-we only have six sets of good silverware, and where will he—” Page 56 | The Paragon Journal

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The Paragon Journal - Issue Ten  

The Paragon Journal is an online literary journal that specializes in helping younger authors find their way in the literary world.

The Paragon Journal - Issue Ten  

The Paragon Journal is an online literary journal that specializes in helping younger authors find their way in the literary world.

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