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How many people will a goose feed?

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by MrFerociousDinosaur 8 months ago

I am going to host a dinner on July 29, and there will be 7 people eating, myself included. As stated in the title, the main course will be a goose. For vegetables, I will serve carrots and green b...

How many pounds of pasta to feed 60-70?

Disneyfreak
by Disneyfreak 7 years ago

I'm making pasta to feed a bunch of high school kids after a rehearsal. There will also be meatballs, chicken wings, salad and bread.

Why are chicken breasts so HUGE?

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by TwirlyGirly 7 years ago

Am I the only person that thinks the size of chicken breast halves have gotten to be ridiculously huge? My family consists of just me, and my 15 year old daughter. We both have small to average app...

What size crock pot/slow cooker for two people?

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by palmaceae 1 year ago

I'm looking to buy a crockpot/slow cooker, but not sure what size to get. I want something that is suitable for preparing 2-4 servings, as I'll only be cooking for myself and my boyfriend and may w...

FDA new nutrition label requirements

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 years ago

The FDA has overhauled nutrition labeling to require disclosure of "added sugars", among other things. Some additional commentary: http://www.sfchronicle.com/food/article/New-nutrition-label-co...

How much shrimp for a shrimp boil and what to serve with it for a 40th Birthday Party?

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by KateMW 7 years ago

Planning a 40th birthday for my husband in late March and we're going with a shrimp boil/mildly New Orleans theme. We're inviting 80ppl, though I'm figuring we'll have about 50. How many pounds of ...

Potato salad: how many pounds of potatoes for 35 people?!

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by cathyeats 8 years ago

There will be a lot of other food, so everyone will probably just have a good spoonful of potato salad. I've seen recipes that call for 3 pounds for 8 servings - that would mean I'd have to cook 9...

Help! I'm having 150 people over how much food do I buy?

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by judybrune 11 years ago

Hi everyone! So saturday night I'm hosting a fundraiser and 150 people have signed up to go. I'm going to costco tonight to buy food, but it's really hard for me to conceptualize how much to get. ...

How much Turkey

Dapuma
by Dapuma 5 years ago

How many pounds of turkey do we need per person I know that the minimum to get the bird to cook property is the 14-16 pound bracket but how many people does that actually feed We will have at...

How much meat to grill for a taco bar for ~20 people?

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by foodandscience 7 years ago

I'm throwing a surprise 60th birthday party for my mother-in-law and we decided to do a big taco bar since its right around Cinco de Mayo, we have lovely weather, a big backyard and a grill to wor...

How many roast chickens for 15 people?

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by alejandraordersdessert 11 years ago

Hi, I'm having a dinner party for 15 and am planning on serving roast chicken as one of the courses. It's a tuscan theme and I will be starting with some light antipasti followed by the first co...

Roast meat for 9 people

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by chocomel 8 years ago

Hi, I'm trying to prepare some type of roast beef for a group of 9 people. Tried searching on the board for suggestions, but didn't get a clear answer. I have a few questions: 1. How many pounds o...

right amount of pasta such as spaghetti per one person either in terms of pound or gram???

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by hae young 9 years ago

hey! usually when i read some of the recipes related with pasta from some cookbooks such as batali's , usually instructions is like 1 pound per 4 persons. so when it was divided into the amount of ...

How Much Pasta to Serve for 15 people?

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by Jodi B 9 years ago

I'm having a party for my boyfriend's birthday this Saturday. I plan to make bruschetta pasta with chicken. I also plan to serve a Caesar salad and of course garlic bread. For an appetizer we are h...

Help, I'm feeding 60 people

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by skit 10 years ago

Please give me some suggestions on feeding 60 people at my home. This is an engagement party (very casual) for my daughter and her fiance. I am on a very tight budget so I am planning to barbeque...

how many ribs in a lb.?

neverfull
by neverfull 11 years ago

does anyone know approximately how many pork ribs are in a pound? i'm going to a bbq joint and want to know how many pounds it will cost to feed everyone in my group. i'd like a conservative ...

How to measure servings of dry pasta

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by Nyleve 14 years ago

How much pasta do you usually figure for one serving? I'm wondering about ounces. I have, in the past, estimated about 12 oz. for 4 servings. Does that sound right? Or should it be more? I've actua...

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