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Catering for unknown number

Post by JennyD » Thu Apr 14, 2016 10:28 am

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I have a party this Saturday (well actually MIL does), and I don't know how many are coming. We are going to do a BBQ, so we can just freeze the extra meat. But what about salads. I'm not a caterer, we don't do big parties but MIL has invited 40 people and we have 20 definite. So I'm planning to do a couple of salads. I am going to do potato salad, what else do you think a bunch of 70/80 year olds would like as a salad that won't be too expensive, because the chooks may end up eating most of it.

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Re: Catering for unknown number

Post by Esther » Thu Apr 14, 2016 12:09 pm

Some kind of bean salad? Lettuce with dressing/ mayo?
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Re: Catering for unknown number

Post by Andypandy » Thu Apr 14, 2016 2:44 pm

Greek salad

Pea, spinach and feta

Garden salad

Pasta salad
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Re: Catering for unknown number

Post by Mummy woo! » Thu Apr 14, 2016 7:57 pm

Pasta salad, no mayo. Then whatever is left mix with eggs and a bit of cheese or cream to make frittata. (Then freeze the frittata)

I'd have a good stash of dinner rolls in case they are hungry hungry - then you can freeze if needed.

1970s curried rice salad would probably freeze too.
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