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Posted 18 December 2012 - 08:33 AM
Urgh, I have no imagination, please help!
DD's break up lunch tomorrow at school - bring a plate of food to share. Please suggest - no real heating just refrigeration if needed...
Break up do at one of the school mum's houses on the last day...bring vino - check; and a plate! Have no idea what to rock up with, eeek!
All suggestions gratefully received.
Posted 18 December 2012 - 08:36 AM
Mini quiches, scrolls, sandwiches, scones, slices, cake/muffins made in mini muffin tin.
Posted 18 December 2012 - 08:36 AM
Not that I have any amazing ideas, but I bought a brownie maker for $12 and have been finding that the easiest thing ever lately.
Whip up some mix, make the brownies and I don't have to turn on the oven to heat up the house- so easy.
So, that's my new "bring a plate" thing...
Posted 18 December 2012 - 08:38 AM
I did mini kebabs. Toothpicks with a grapes (or other fruit) and a marshmallow. My 3 yr old helped me do them and they were a hit. Good for kids not sure about the adults though
Posted 18 December 2012 - 08:39 AM
I'm planning on making biscuits/toasts with good quality feta smeared on them and a dollop of whole cranbery sauce (I think it is from ocean spray) with a little rocket on top (I will also add roasted walnuts but only because I KNOW no-one has a nut allergy where I am serving it).
They are yummy and the cranberry makes it quite christmast and they are quick and easy to put together.
Posted 18 December 2012 - 08:40 AM
School........fairy bread (you could do it in xmas themed shapes), watermelon, sandwiches, biscuits
School mums house.........dip with crackers/cheese/carrot & celery sticks, fruit cake, pretzels n peanuts
Anything really. Everyone loves nibbles
Posted 18 December 2012 - 08:41 AM
Im making these!! http://www.taste.com.au/recipes/27423/butt...colate+tartlets
Posted 18 December 2012 - 08:42 AM
At this time of year: shortbread. Therre's plenty of google recipies and it's pretty simple: I usually just cook it in a lamington tin (lined with baking paper) and cut into fingers when it's straight out of the oven - then you don't have to fuss with cutting shapes or patting it into a circle.
I also second mini quiches.
Posted 18 December 2012 - 08:48 AM
Bring a fruit platter. Watermelon, rockmelon, pineapple, grapes, cherries whatever wont discolour and spoil. I've found that there's always so much sweet/unhealthy party foods that lots of people do enjoy plain fruit. There's never leftover fruit to take home.
Posted 18 December 2012 - 08:55 AM
I cut these up, total winner!
Thinking of branching out into honeydew ones for christmas day
Edited by Jillian_10, 18 December 2012 - 08:56 AM.
Posted 18 December 2012 - 09:03 AM
My son always signs me up for cheese, kabana and jatz.
Posted 18 December 2012 - 09:09 AM
My two favourite options:
1. Skewers with watermelon, strawberries and pink marshmallows 2. Stir bought mini tart shells filled with melted chocolate mixed in equal parts with thickened cream and topped with a raspberry
Both super quick and easy - and everyone loves them.
Posted 18 December 2012 - 09:15 AM
How much do you cook?
I did pizza scrolls for ballet break-up Friday night. I rolled out pizza dough to 40cmX20cm. Topped with filling ( I used cheese, tomato pizza sauce, capsicum and mushroom). Roll to a long sausage and slice into 2cm rounds. Place on baking sheet lined with baking paper and squish each scroll a bit with the heel of your palm. Top with extra cheese and bake in a hot oven.
Failing that, tzatziki and rice crackers, carrot sticks and celery is always good.
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