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Desperately Seeking... a Birthday Menu in Unusual Circumstances.

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Fidelixi | | Feb 2, 2005 11:38 PM

So, here's the deal. I am taking my wife away for a night to celebrate her birthday. We are staying in a hotel with it's own kitchen and I am endeavouring to cook dinner for her rather than going out.

So, the parameters include the following. She loves foie gras. Fresh foie gras. That'll be one dish, seared on brioche with some kind of sauce. Other than that, I have no idea. I want a menu that compliments and melds with foie gras but at the same time, it must be remembered, i will be in a strange (and likely pretty lame) kitchen so it would be a great to boon to either bring prepared food that I can reheat and/or finish easily or simple dishes that nonetheless have the ability to transcend. I am happy to bring along ingredients and pots, pans, salts, etc. Furthermore, I would embrace any wine suggestions along with recommended dishes.

Thanks for any and all ideas.

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