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Help me prepare under the radar chow

Honey Bee | May 30, 2007 11:53 AM

A group of my friends has decided to start monthly Sunday evening suppers with a different person hosting and providing the food each time. Hubby and I have volunteered to be the first hosts and I am trying to finalize the menu. Here is the issue...

Most of the people in this group are not very interested in food and rarely, if ever, cook. I usually pull out all the stops for a dinner party, but am afraid that serving anything too gourmet or labor intensive would send the wrong impression about these get togethers. We would certainly not want others to feel they need to provide an eleaborate menu in order to host the supper. So, I want to prepare simple food that tastes amazing..nothing flashy or overtly gourmet (I can get more adventurous after we have had a few of the suppers). Currently, the menu consists of:

beef enchiladas
spanish rice
borracho beans
guacamole and chips

Any suggestions for desserts?
Any other menu suggestions?
I will have one guest who does not eat meat and was thinking about preparing a small dish of cheese enchiladas for her. Is it okay to only offer one person an alternative entree or must I provide the vegetarian option for everyone?


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