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Can't wait to cook this meal for my family!

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Can't wait to cook this meal for my family!

banjoman2375 | Mar 21, 2010 12:31 AM

I'm heading back home in about a month after being away at university, and I'm planning a meal to completely blow my family/possibly some of their friends away. I'm not going to tell them exactly what I'm serving... I'm going to give them a menu that has a simple, not-so-upscale food on it, and then surprise them with a fun play on that idea.

So here's what I'm thinking:

Chips and Dip - Rosti Potato cakes with creme fraiche and chives

Vegetable Soup - Roasted cauliflower soup with rosemary and parmesean

Fruit Salad - Watermelon with aged balsamic vinegar, mint and feta

Poutine - Crispy frites with lobster and Bearnaise sauce

Jello - Chilled Lemon and Earl Gray Gelee (palette cleanser)

Spaghetti - Fresh tagliatelle with braised veal ragu

Pop - Fresh ginger and lime soda (palette cleanser)

Meat and Potatoes -Roast Filet of Beef, bordelaise sauce, roasted parsnips, wilted greens

Pudding - Sticky Toffee Pudding with candied bacon ice cream.

Questions/Comments/Thoughts/Observations?
I will definitely be posting pictures!

SO EXCITED!

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