Sunday, April 19, 2009

GOT ANY GOOD IDEAS?

I am so lucky because my life is filled with a fabulous group of young women aged 16-18. We have a luncheon once a month at my house, during the school day, so it's only about 45 minutes long. We really love it! Wednesday is our next Laurel Lunch and I am on the look-out for something new and yummy to serve that's not too heavy and not to difficult. There are 18 of us.
Any suggestions?

13 comments:

  1. how about chicken salad on miny croissants?

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  2. Have you ever had the summer berry salad at Paradise Bakery? It's pretty easy to duplicate and is lite and delish....and that comes from an ANTI-salad person!

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  3. how in the blazes do you spell mini? minnie? minny? I am looking it up right now! Ok, it is in fact "mini." I am not sure who took over my body and spelled "miny!"

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  4. pasta salad. easy to prepare ahead of time and there can be lots of it!!

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  5. they even sell chicken salad at costco now. I have seen it. you could add cut grapes to it and it would be yummy.

    i just had the yummiest pasta salad at a shower the other day and it would be so easy...it was a warm bowtie pasta with pesto(costco) and then carmalized purple onions, chicken and crasins. I could not believe how yummy it was seriously.

    i am sure whatever you serve will be fantastic. let me know if you need help. i am always up for a cooking project.

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  6. I agree with the chicken salad on crossants! Lite and spring-ish! With some fruit on the side maybe? I'm so jealous these girls get to come enjoy this with you! They are really lucky!

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  7. QUICHE

    2 pre-baked pie shells
    1 onion, diced
    ½ cup cream
    1 cup sour cream
    4 eggs
    1 tsp flour
    1 tsp salt
    dash pepper
    1½ cups grated cheddar cheese

    Mix all but cheese together. Pour half into pre-baked shell. Top with half the cheese. Bake at 375 for 30 minutes. Add remaining cheese last 5 minutes.

    CAESAR SALAD

    1 bunch Romaine lettuce
    1 5-oz package croutons
    1 cup fresh shredded Parmesan cheese
    ½ 12-oz bottle Cardini® Caesar salad dressing

    Wash lettuce and pat dry with paper towel. Tear into pieces and add croutons, cheese and salad dressing.

    Can I come????? :-)

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  8. If Fran's comin' i wanna come too!

    hehe

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  9. 1. Where does one find mini croissants?
    2. Lunch starts at noon, over by 1:00 (this is, after all, school lunch break)

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  10. Start with some large croissants, eat around the edges of each of them and make chicken salad minis on what is left.
    You're welcome.
    Love,
    your brother.

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  11. I like Starvin Marvin's comment.
    Last time I left a smug comment - I got chastised though....(not on this blog!)

    sigh

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