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Old 01-24-2009, 05:07 PM   #1
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Another dinner party oh so soon

ok, wasn't expecting this - but I have another dinner party with 5 of my girlfriends that I grew up with. This is my plan so far. I have just a couple quick questions.

Appetizer #1. The mushroom appetizer they love. It's just cut up mushrooms cooked with spices (salt, pepper, garlic powder, paprika) and at the end some half n half and terriki baste and glaze is poured on top of them, cooked for 2 minutes and done

Appetizer #2: Jalopeno popper dip. Oh so good

Appetizer #3: Maybe a very small amount of anniversary chicken strips.
Never made this as an appetizer/strip meal. Wouldn't make a lot. It's there favorite, but I told them I was not making it as a main meal.
here is a link to it:
Anniversary Chicken I - Allrecipes

Main Meal:
Rigatoni Campagnolo
See link: Rigatoni Campagnolo

Not sure if I should just follow the recipe for 4 even though they'll be 6 or make more?

Would probably have bread and salad to go with it. I think.

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Old 01-24-2009, 05:48 PM   #2
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Looks like a yummy get together! If they are big eaters, I would double the rigatoni recipe - it looks like good leftovers if you have any. If you think the appetizers will fill them and if they are big bread eaters, you could get by with 4 servings if you found bigger sausages you could cut up. Are you planning a desert?
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The rigatoni sounds delicious - I think a pound of pasta may be enough after all the appetizers...but like JMediger said, I wouldn't complain about having leftovers, so maybe make more!
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I'd say make more of the rigatoni. I'd always rather have too much food than not enough, especially of something that keeps and freezes so well. The appetizers look great!
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