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Old 12-29-2009, 01:17 AM   #21
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NY Eve all of us go to our favorite Chinese place. Then we come home and have dessert,my favorite being coconut ice cream, the others will feast on home made cream puffs, brownies, truffles,Katie E.s Devils food cake...
The first will be a first this year, my girls have decided to do the cooking for my birthday. They are making shrimp, and crab with garlic butter, pasta, fruit and green salad,French rolls, deviled eggs, assorted appies...And one of them is going to give a birthday cake a try. Why since I'm baking Katies wonderful cake..But, they gotta learn sometime This should be fun!!!
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Old 12-29-2009, 01:20 AM   #22
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Oooo cool! I hope the cake is yummy!

For NY eve I am undecided. Either a nibbly night or something light. NY day I'm going to have a crowd again. Going to do my black bean soup for starter (can I toss in some black eyed peas you think?), some spinach salad, ham, scalloped potatoes and lots of wine!
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Old 12-29-2009, 04:36 AM   #23
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New Years Eve. Party food.
New Years Day: Pork Roast cooked with sauerkraut. Mashed Potatoes( with sauerkraut on top YUMYUM), Black Eyed Peas and maybe another veggie. Dessert: Ginger Bread with Lemon Sauce.
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Old 12-29-2009, 08:26 AM   #24
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Ours would be Fiesta Ham/Prosciutto on toasted rye bread with mustard mayo dressing. Menudo for dinner and dessert is Tres Leche with cherry pineapple topping...we are making frozen Margaritas to toast to.
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Old 12-29-2009, 09:01 AM   #25
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My traditional New Year's Eve dinner is a Tbone steak, baked potato and salad.
Dunno why, but it's what I've had for a loooong time.
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Old 12-29-2009, 11:13 AM   #26
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Not really sure yet. I've got shrimp, scallops and crab meat in the freezer. Guess I'll just run with that.
That sounds like a great run to me, John!
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Old 12-29-2009, 12:00 PM   #27
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That sounds like a great run to me, John!
I think I like Wyogal's newburg idea! Wonder how seafood newburg over rice would pair with hopping john?
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Old 12-31-2009, 07:42 AM   #28
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Going to do my black bean soup for starter (can I toss in some black eyed peas you think
Sounds good to me. I just got the ham and beans done and parceled out for all. Everyone take it easy and be safe! I'll be at work, watching the New Year come and go.
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Old 12-31-2009, 08:01 AM   #29
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Fondue bourguignonne and chinoise... as usual ;o)

We celebrate with friends and we always do fondue...
together with lots of dips, fresh bread, Zaziki and so on.. too much to eat for six people ;o)
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Old 12-31-2009, 08:31 AM   #30
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For New Year's Eve - A bottle of local winery "School House Red", a freshly baked baguette (made by me), a chunk of sharp cheddar cheese, a romantic comedy DVD and an attractive date!
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