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Dec 16, 2008 06:57 PM

Torn over Christmas Dinner: What Would Hounders Prefer?

For Christmas dinner I'm serving surf and turf, but cannot decide witch combination to go with - tenderloin and Florida stone crab claws, or rib roast with lobster tail. I'll be serving stuffed twice baked potatoes and creamed spinach on the side. I just need to make a decision, but I'm stuck.

Help me out here, as I'm taking a poll on what combination would make you happiest?

Dessert will be chocolate fondue with bananas, strawberries, apples, pound cake, and marshmallows

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  1. Tenderloin and lobster, so good thing I'm not invited! (Not a fondue fan either, for that matter - sorry!)

    2 Replies
    1. re: greygarious

      That's an option! But the fondue stays. ;-)

      1. re: FoodChic

        i'm with GG...tenderloin & lobster.

        as for the chocolate fondue, i don't know about the apples [not something i usually equate with chocolate], but i'd suggest adding pretzel sticks & maybe even some apricots & cherries to the list of dippers.

    2. I'd have to go with the rib roast and lobster tail, but that's just me. Have plenty of chocolate and it really won't matter (again, just me).

      1. Yup I would agree on going with either of the beefs and the lobster. The stone crab claws are just not as decadent and I don;t think the texture works with the beef. I prefer then on their own

        1. Best of both worlds : lobster with ribeye steak (much better than tenderloin).

          1. plus stone crab is such a pain to crack.

            worth it, but maybe not at home.