Monday, April 07, 2008

Dinner for Two

Today is my birthday. I'm an aged 32 years. I took the kids to Grandma & Grandpa Cooke's house and returned to find a romantically set table for two and Chef Matthew making a delicious Chinese dinner! He made sesame beef Shanghai Dumplings (from scratch!), hot and sour soup, beef lo mien, and an Asian salad! It was very delicious! We saved the leftovers to make for friends sometime. Matthew is taking the dumplings from the steamer to the hot oil.

It was very nice! He even cleaned up afterwards!

8 comments:

sixwickerts said...

Happy Birthday! What a great husband :) You guys are getting the romance going, what with your Reno trip, now dinner for two....what next?

Stan, Angie, Teagan, Blake and Penelope said...

Happy Birthday!! I agree with Helen, what next after all this romance, maybe a baby?! :) Just kidding....hope you had a great day.

Anonymous said...

Good job Matthew. I'm proud of you for making such a galant effort to make caren's birthday a great day. We had a good time with the children too.

Derek Linder said...

Happy B-Day Mrs. Cooke! Looks like you've got the Mr. quite domesticated. Just kidding. When are y'all gonna come down and visit?

The Day's said...

That sounds wonderful! What great husbands we have!!!

Anonymous said...

Happy Belated Birthday Caren and Happy Birthday Matthew, or should I say a belated birthday to you as well as it is the early morning hours of April 11th..

It is so great to see all the special ways that you make time for one another and show your love for each other!

Have a great rest of the week!

Rosie, Scott and Jenna

Julie said...

Happy Birthday Caren and Matthew! My husband made me a birthday dinner too - but I requested rib-eye steak. He added shrimp and mushrooms and made it extra special. It is so nice to have the night off from cooking, and it tastes so much better when it is made with a desire to bless and surprise! Kudos to you Matthew for blessing your wife in that way! I never did get a trip to Reno though...hmmmmm.

Jeremy,Kristi & Hannah said...

HAPPY Late Birthday CAREN!!! You guys are so romantic and WOW April is a busy month for you guys! Birthday's, anniversaries and such! Just BE CAREFUL because you know what happens with all this romancing! AHAAHAHA