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Old 03-07-2021, 11:56 AM
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I don't have guests up to my place very often, but my dau wants to bring her 80 year old friend up to my home for a lovely, afternoon lunch. (Guess who's the cook.) I said fine, but now I'm stumped as to what to make. I want it to be nice, something she can eat and yes, there will be wine. Got any ideas about a "ladies' luncheon" menu, or recipe?
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Old 03-07-2021, 12:08 PM
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Quiche and green salad with fruit for dessert. It's quick, healthy and you can serve as much or as little as you want.
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Old 03-07-2021, 03:04 PM
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Chicken, Cranberry, Pecan Salad Recipe


Prep time: 10 mins
Total time: 10 mins


Chicken, Cranberry, Pecan Salad Wraps or croissants.
This salad is perfect for any occasion and very easy to make.
Ingredients
* 3 cup cooked, shredded chicken
* cup dried, sweetened cranberries
* cup chopped pecans
* cup chopped celery
* cup mayonnaise ( more or less)
* Salt, optional
* White pepper, optional
* 4 large tortillas or wraps or serve on croissants
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Old 03-07-2021, 03:07 PM
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Nothing spicy or very chewy. Chicken salad with a bowl of soup might be an option. Might be a good idea to get your daughter to ask the guest about her favorite foods.

Great minds think alike....Evidently Jeane was posting at the same time as I was writing. I like her recipe for chicken salad, but with grapes instead of the cranberries.

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Old 03-07-2021, 03:48 PM
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I was thinking more like My-ty. Except I would make a crustless quiche (also known as a frittatta) using eggs, veggies, cheese and perhaps some chopped ham. Serve with a green salad and rolls. Dessert--no bake cheesecake filling layered with fresh fruit and a bit of granola in parfait glasses.
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Old 03-07-2021, 04:28 PM
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Cream cheese and watercress sandwiches, of course! How about quiche and soup? Small side salad of mixed greens.
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Old 03-08-2021, 02:31 AM
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May be hard for her to eat nuts...just a thought.
Brownies for dessert?
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Jeanequilts, I am ready to make your chicken salad, but alas it is 6 AM and I am NOT going out shopping for the ingredients that early! Sounds so simple and tasty. Thank you for sharing. Lunch is only 6 hours away!
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Old 03-11-2021, 04:53 AM
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Hummm....all great suggestions...thanks! Looks like Quiche and chicken salad are the big "go tos." I love the cream cheese and watercress sandwiches idea...so English.

This woman is a pretty hip 80 year old. I think that she could tolerate some exotic foods, but maybe not the nuts, or super spicy stuff.
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