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woops, i have failed on the vegetable front for christmas day.

(62 Posts)
NormaSmuff Fri 23-Dec-16 13:42:49

brocolli was not delivered
for christmas day i now have, swede and carrot, sprouts, greens, parsnips.

will i live it down?

i do need to get walnuts and croissants, should I get brocolli too? or anything else?
vote now.
tia

MoreThanUs Fri 23-Dec-16 13:43:59

I vote no broccoli

noelheadBandAid Fri 23-Dec-16 13:44:39

I wouldn't have broccoli on a Xmas dinner

I would say the delivery did you a favour.

Broccoli with Christmas dinner is all sorts of wrong.

GetTheeBehindMeSanta Fri 23-Dec-16 13:45:54

You don't need three green vegetables with a roast dinner. Forget the broccoli.

SugarMiceInTheRain Fri 23-Dec-16 13:45:55

When I mentioned broccoli for Christmas dinner, DH's face was a picture. 'Broccoli? For Christmas dinner? That's not Christmas food????!!' he spluttered! Nobody will notice the absence of broccoli on your table I'm sure.

lovelearning Fri 23-Dec-16 13:46:25

will i live it down? smile

NormaSmuff Fri 23-Dec-16 13:48:38

aw, thank you all grin

ScarletOverkill Fri 23-Dec-16 13:50:41

I once forgot the roast parsnips!
I am still not allowed to forget it fsad

vvviola Fri 23-Dec-16 13:52:23

In our house you wouldn't but that's because there's no celery, cauliflower and marrowfat peas on your list.

The parsnips would be given to the dog

grin

NormaSmuff Fri 23-Dec-16 14:04:37

marrowfat peas envy vom wink
oh, cauliflower,
do i need cauliflower?

i probably might do leeks in butter

vvviola Fri 23-Dec-16 14:26:58

I'm pretty sure the parsnips balance out the lack of cauliflower grin

It's amazing the difference in what parts of Christmas dinner are considered essential by different people fsmile

OccasionalNachos Fri 23-Dec-16 14:28:39

I did get broccoli but it's going into tonight's salmon & broccoli pasta! Sprouts & cabbage are the only green veg needed for Xmas dinner.

TroysMammy Fri 23-Dec-16 14:29:34

Broccoli and gravy, no, it's wrong.

allegretto Fri 23-Dec-16 14:30:04

What are greens?

notaflyingmonkey Fri 23-Dec-16 14:31:59

the green you are looking for is brussel sprouts. Waitrose have reduced them to 40p a bag!

You're welcome!

Astro55 Fri 23-Dec-16 14:33:42

What are greens?

Any green vegetable - peas beans etc

KingJoffreysRestingCuntface Fri 23-Dec-16 14:36:34

I'd say 'greens' were kale and spinich.

I feed my bunny 'greens'.

I'm doing broccoli with Christmas dinner.
[maverick emoticon]

CakeNinja Fri 23-Dec-16 14:43:29

Broccoli has no place in a Christmas dinner shock

You've done your family a favour there wink

showmetheminstrels Fri 23-Dec-16 14:44:06

NOT any green vegetable!

Patriciathestripper1 Fri 23-Dec-16 14:48:54

Who puts broccoli on a Christmas dinner??😮

ginauk84 Fri 23-Dec-16 14:54:03

We love our veggies and have:
Sprouts
Brocoli
Cauliflower
Cabbage
Carrots
Parsnips

I prefer the veg to the meat so we always have a good selection.

newbeginnings16 Fri 23-Dec-16 15:23:54

Wow .. carrots sprouts and parsnips will do .. mind they will be war when I don't give cauliflower cheese 😂 never mind !

Astro55 Fri 23-Dec-16 15:25:54

Broccoli has no place in a Christmas dinner

That's just bullying - 😂

HerChristmasFattyness Fri 23-Dec-16 15:29:09

My mums doing
Carrots.
Peas
Cauliflower (not Cauliflower cheese. Cauliflower cheese and gravy is bleurgh)
Sprouts

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