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Jul 1, 2010 12:21 PM

The meal that "Sealed the Deal"....

What is the meal that you made for your sweetie that "Sealed the Deal"??

I made a Tuna Noodle Casserole and then sent a duplicate home with him for his buddies...

We were married 1 year later....

So what have you made that Sealed the Deal???

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    1. New Year's Eve, 1999:
      Chicken Paprikash
      Handmade Spaetzle
      German beer
      Fireworks over the harbour that we could see from my kitchen window

      After that evening, we never looked back.

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      1. re: Cachetes

        I would marry you for that meal!!!

        I dream about Spaetzle....I have travelled to Budapest twice and loved the Chicken Paprikash....

        The me crazy...

        What a New Years Bang!!!

        1. re: christy1122

          "What a New Years Bang!!!"
          ahem...Cachetes said nothing about post-prandial activity ;)

        2. re: Cachetes

          I didn't find out about my husband's spaetzle making skills until later in our courtship.

          But on our first date, I made pasta with roasted cauliflower, toasted pine nuts and lots of parsley and parmesan.

        3. I made Thanksgiving Dinner for 6, all by myself, 95% of it from scratch (I used premade pie shells since I hadn't quite mastered pie dough yet)

          Mushroom barley soup (my great grandma's recipe)
          Turkey with wild rice and mushroom bread stuffing
          Fresh cranberry sauce
          baked sweet potatoes
          fresh green beans
          pecan pie

          Although I have a feeling that doing this without the complaining that other females in his family have done may have been just as important as the food.

          1. My meal of seduction was fresh tagliatelle with sundried tomatoes, olives and artichoke hearts, bread and olive oil to dip in, and a flourless chocolate cake. I made it has his place and I prefaced the date with "do i need to bring a toothbrush?"

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            1. re: Dcfoodblog

              That sounds amazing.....if only my guy would love that kind of thing....he is really more of a meat and potaoes guy but your meal is my cup of it!!!

            2. It was a random night.... our second date. He brought raw ingredients to my apartment along with a small hibachi and made grilled pork chops, fresh green beans, a wild rice pilaf and a fresh salad. The pork chop was juicy with just the amount of char. At this point, I was willing to consider him as dating material.

              But then, after cleaning up the dishes, he truly sealed the deal by feeding my 90 lb German shepard/collie mix dog the bones. [As a reformed vegetarian, I didn't know that dogs could eat meat!]