This is what happens when you forget to change your white balance from Tungsten to Flash when you are, in fact, using a flash.
Upon seeing the above photo, I chased down Darr and asked whether he thought the flash was incandescent or fluorescent so I could change the white balance. And he looked at me as if he was in the process of watching what is left of my brain drip out of my ears onto a big goopy mass of brain matter on the floor and said, "Use Flash."
Here's what I got with the correct setting:
Many thanks to the Wagners for having us over for dinner tonight. The chicken Alfredo lasagna with (broiled? sauteed?) asparagus and apple crisp with ice cream for dessert was awesome and the company was gracious and entertaining.