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HELP! what to cook for party with limited time

deepsouthdeepsouth Posts: 1,796
edited 1:46AM in EggHead Forum
i'm needing a little help guys. my son turns one on tuesday and i'm having family members over. probably 12-14 people total. i'm getting off a half a day monday to prepare food for the following day. i was going to do pulled beef and wings, but i don't really have time to do an eight hour cook.

i'm thinking i have six hours tops after i go shopping to get it done.

i'm good on sides (potato salad, green salad, something else) and i'm going to do wings, but i need a "main course"

any suggestions and/or links are appreciated.

thanks in advance.

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  • cookn bikercookn biker Posts: 13,407
    Molly
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  • deepsouthdeepsouth Posts: 1,796
    those both look great molly, but i'm not sure if i could get the kiddos to go for that.
  • Roll TideRoll Tide Posts: 505
    I can't think of much that goes better than Pizza and wings. Pizza, is a quick cook and pretty much everyone likes it.
  • deepsouthdeepsouth Posts: 1,796
    i'm needing to have my food cooked the day before the party. i have to work the day of the party and only have an hour after work before guests arrive.
  • Capt FrankCapt Frank Posts: 2,578
    Wings are better hot off the egg, but you can precook them and re-heat in a crock pot. :)
  • LDDLDD Posts: 1,225
    chili?
    context is important :)
  • deepsouthdeepsouth Posts: 1,796
    i decided i'm going to make homemade pasta tomorrow and tuesday, we'll have grilled shrimp alfredo with a salad and garlic bread. nice and simple.
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