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Birthday Dinner Recommendations



So the wife's birthday is tomorrow and I would like to cook a nice dinner but I'm drawing a blank as to what to make.

We will be dining at ruffinos Saturday but I want to make something for her tomorrow.

What does the FDB suggest? How would you guys like to pick her birthday meal?

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AmosMosesAndTwins
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Shrimp. Bitches love shrimp.





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I can't help you. Mine would prefer a bottle of wine and some sleep. Sleep is at a premium with a 6 month old in the house.





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How much time do you have to cook? What does your wife like to eat? Does your wife like your cooking?





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A nice classic roasted chicken, some roasted vegetables, a nice salad and a good bottle of wine.





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Agree with some of DF's questions. What are her favorite foods and how much time do you have?





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Wife loves my cooking.

She doesn't eat fish

I'll have about 2hrs or so.






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Caesar salad

Roasted salmon with lemon butter sauce

Roasted veggies

Sister shubert pretzel rolls

Homemade Chocolate milkshake

ETA: no fish, go with a veal chop



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She doesn't eat fish


Does that include crab, shrimp, crawfish?






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She like crawfish......that's about it.





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You'd be cutting it close, but you could do this beef bourguignon. It's excellent. I don't serve it over bread, though. Could do pasta or mashed potatoes if she prefers that or just bread on the side with some roasted asparagus.

I like the veal chop idea. I love veal chops, though. Maybe a blue cheese butter, creamed spinach or roasted asparagus.






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My broad doesn't care for beef or pork, and is picky about any meat in general, so something like an eggplant parmesan would be something I would do for her. What about lasagna?





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She doesn't eat fish

I'll have about 2hrs or so.


Chicken Parmesan with a side of pasta, garlic bread, and a Caesar salad.

Duck breast with some kind of sauce, mashed potatoes, side of asparagus.



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Pasta Carbonara (MD's thread has made me wish I could have some.)





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Good suggestion Darla.


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What did you decide?





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Whazzup with all of those incredibly heavy selections? It's way too damn hot for boeuf bourg; it's August, dammit. Ditto on the carbonara. How about gazpacho, a watermelon & feta salad, and some nice lamb kebabs? Make a coffee granita for dessert. Easy as hell, light, refreshing, and won't put anyone into a food coma w/loads of animal fat, dairy, or salt.

Or go with chilled sesame noodles, seared tuna, and an asian slaw. Serve small scoops of vanilla gelato topped with limoncello for dessert.






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quote:

Whazzup with all of those incredibly heavy selections? It's way too damn hot for boeuf bourg; it's August, dammit. Ditto on the carbonara. How about gazpacho, a watermelon & feta salad, and some nice lamb kebabs? Make a coffee granita for dessert. Easy as hell, light, refreshing, and won't put anyone into a food coma w/loads of animal fat, dairy, or salt.

Or go with chilled sesame noodles, seared tuna, and an asian slaw. Serve small scoops of vanilla gelato topped with limoncello for dessert.


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Whazzup with all of those incredibly heavy selections? It's way too damn hot for boeuf bourg; it's August, dammit. Ditto on the carbonara.


I have air conditioning. I ate gumbo twice last week. Also, these are foods I happen to enjoy. I don't want gazpacho for dinner. I eat light for lunch.






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CBLSU316
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quote:

What did you decide?


Ill update later but she lurks and I don't want to let the cat out the bag.



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