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Easter dinner: what am I forgetting?

julesincoq Apr 1, 2010 07:14 PM

You know how you go to the fridge to get the whip cream for dessert and you always find the pickle plate you forgot to put out? I'm feeling that way. What 'must have' am I missing?

Keeping it simple - lots of kids and not a lot of money:

hashbrown casserole
spinach salad
squash sweet potato puree
cheese bread
pickle plate
deviled eggs


What? I feel like there is a "gasp you aren't serving ....?" in there somewhere?

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    howchow RE: julesincoq Apr 1, 2010 07:44 PM

    amazingly similiar to our menu - we are making smahed peas with mint and some cornbread - but i think you need some yellow peeps!! and few chocolate eggs!! enjoy.

    1. todao RE: julesincoq Apr 1, 2010 08:54 PM

      Drop a few whole/peeled hard boiled eggs into a jar of pickled beats and let them soak for a day or two. Then include those (sliced or quartered) on your spinach salad. Nice festive color for the holiday with the yellow yolk and died red egg white.

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        julesincoq RE: todao Apr 2, 2010 07:25 AM

        what a great idea!

      2. Cherylptw RE: julesincoq Apr 1, 2010 09:05 PM

        I can't see that you're missing anything...

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          weezycom RE: julesincoq Apr 2, 2010 09:06 AM

          The only thing I can see is perhaps a mint iced tea to go with it.

          1. msmarabini RE: julesincoq Apr 3, 2010 04:16 AM

            macaroni and cheese?

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              julesincoq RE: julesincoq Apr 3, 2010 08:04 PM

              I had my easter dinner yesterday - it's when it worked for everyone. It was all good and went over well with everyone. For the record the glazed pearl onions with red grapes (I think I found the recipe here) was just odd. It sounded so odd I thought it might be good but it was really no big deal and at $4 for 4oz not worth the expense.

              Still felt I was forgetting something. Must just be neurotic cause it was a great meal. All well fed - kids and adults all happy.

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