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Nursing Home Thanksgiving

DaisyM | Jul 1, 201205:53 AM

Just starting to think about a family dinner at a nursing home. This is the first time we'd be doing this so I'd appreciate any help and suggestions.

I'm trying to create a menu that is festive, easily transportable, with most dishes acceptable for a diabetic, and that can be served at room temp. (Oh, boy this seems like a daunting task!)

So, far:

Smoked salmon with black bread
White fish salad on cucumber slices
Cheese and crackers

Turkey roulade filled with stuffing

Roasted green beans with almonds
Roasted brussel sprouts
Cranberry Sauce

Apple & Pumpkin Pie
Fruit Salad

I'm stuck on mashed potatoes. Is there a way to keep them warm in the car? Any other dishes that would work at room temp?

Thank you for any hints on what has worked for you.

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