The photographer: Wesley Swanigan of Carmichael
The dish: Our friend and neighbor finished eight months of chemical and radiation therapy for cancer. In between was surgery. To celebrate the end of treatment, my wife and I made dinner for her. The appetizer consisted of water crackers with Monterey Jack cheese and fresh basil leaves, topped with maraschino cherries. We found that our friend may have a future as a hand model when I took this photo on my iPhone 6. My wife and I drank the Jack Daniels Single Barrel for medicinal purposes only. Our friend drank wine and some water.
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