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Impromptu birthday meal for dh

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carries Thu 11-Aug-11 00:12:34

8 adults & 4 kids. Just arranged today for thursday evening. Not enough time to do a buffet. What to cook for mains? Will do Eton mess & banoffee pie for pudding as they are easy assemble.

Welcome all ideas smile

CogitoErgoSometimes Thu 11-Aug-11 00:45:52

If you're in the UK... a barbecue?

carries Thu 11-Aug-11 07:12:01

In Scotland & torrential rain forecast for next 5 days sad otherwise would BBQ.

Aworryingtrend Thu 11-Aug-11 08:39:25

A big lasagne/chilli/curry?

Chicken or steak pie?

Whole salmon?

Roast chicken, roast ham and salads?

jkklpu Thu 11-Aug-11 08:41:51

Jamie's lemon and basil chicken?

CogitoErgoSometimes Thu 11-Aug-11 14:51:12

In the past I've done a hot buffet for winter parties. Big casserole dish of chicken or chickpea curry. Another big casserole dish of chilli. Big pot of rice. Dalek bread, lots of salad.... seemed to keep everyone quiet.

carries Thu 11-Aug-11 15:12:14

Thanks folks. Gone for chilli, tacos, chicken fajitas with salsa & guacamole.

GeorgeEliot Thu 11-Aug-11 20:48:21

What's Dalek bread?

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