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Old 12-24-2006, 10:19 AM   #1
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Question Christmas dinner for two

It's just going to be DH, myself and our cockatoo, Spike for Christmas dinner. Does anyone have suggestions for a menu?

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Old 12-24-2006, 10:25 AM   #2
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yes, Pluck Spike well before roasting :)

Just kidding :P

how about a small stuffed turkey crown, you can buy them ready done for you and they really are Very Nice! and carve well and are just as nice next day cut cold for sandwiches :)
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Old 12-24-2006, 10:29 AM   #3
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Ha! Why didn't I see that coming...
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Old 12-24-2006, 10:40 AM   #4
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Cook whatever the two of you would like!! That is what my hubby and I are doing; it doesn't have the be the traditional dinner unless that is what both of you want. Make it an occasion to enjoy a quiet time together. I wouldn't let Spike pick the meal though, LOL!!!
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Old 12-24-2006, 10:54 AM   #5
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You could do a small tenderloin or standing rib roast.

You could do lobsters or steaks or both.
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Old 12-24-2006, 10:59 AM   #6
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What is a turkey crown?
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Old 12-24-2006, 10:59 AM   #7
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Cornish game hens are good, maybe seafood? Lobster or crab would be very festive and not too $$ for 2 people.
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Old 12-24-2006, 11:30 AM   #8
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What is a turkey crown?
it`s the turkey breast taken off like a buterfly shape, then in the middle is a stuffing, it`s then formed into a more even patern , coated in herbs, then shrink wrapped. you don`t even have to roast it, you can just boil it in the bag.
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Old 12-24-2006, 12:03 PM   #9
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That sounds really good and easy. I don't remember seeing it here in Northwest Florida. I guess I could put one together myself. I'm leaning more towards Scallops and a couple of veggies. If Spike were to choose it would be mac-n-cheese, scrambled eggs and chicken wings with pecans and cheese cubes with grapes for dessert ; - )
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Old 12-24-2006, 12:24 PM   #10
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YT, I find that terrible, terrible that you beat me to it that is, LOL.

We too are just a deuce this Christmas, old fogey married folks, and decided on the KISS approach this year. So we just picked up two lobsters and some crabmeat to stuff them with.

Love the ideas given by other posters.

Just another idea. How about a tapas/mezze/antipasto approach. A lot of appetizers or small dishes. You can cook as little or as much as you want and you are limited only by your imagination.

Buy some shrimp and make it with a garlic sauce, or cut up some nice sausage into chunks and add a tomato sauce, make (buy) a cold noodle dish, or............

Have a dish with some olives (many kinds available), cheeses, meats, artichoke hearts, pimentos, gosh I could go on and on.

Walk about the supermarket and look at everything, fresh, canned, you name it. Buy what you like.

We did this the Christmas after my fil died, just us and my mil, sil, and bil. We meant it as an appetizer. It went over so well we did not cook the steaks.

Whatever you decide am wishing you and all of the DC family, including Spike, a Merry Christmas.
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