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03 February 2005 @ 07:46 pm
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Right, then. This Saturday morning I'm hosting the NY Ren. Faire steering committee meeting. I want to be Good Hostess and have a sort of brunch available (we're going on to a joust meeting at noon, so we really need to have some sort of sustenance at meeting-the-first).

I was thinking two kinds of quiche and some fresh fruit. Any other ideas/suggestions/recipes?

By the bye, I can't go with really bread-y sugar-y stuff (such as bagels or pastries), because one of the members is still on the Atkins diet.
 
 
 
Annephloxyloxy on February 3rd, 2005 05:06 pm (UTC)
Depending on how large the group is, you could still have *some* bread-y sugar-y stuff for the other members.

What's quiche?
Shado: drunkmeamgrimlock on February 3rd, 2005 05:15 pm (UTC)
Quiche is...
...egg pie.

No, really. It's an omlet in a pie shell.

And despite that I like eggs, and I like Pie, I can't stand quiche (rather like my wife and chocolate milk). Probably because it's a bit more complex than just 'an omlet in a pie shell.'

A Meat/Cheese tray is always good, though a bit more expensive than quiche. Maybe sushi :)

I like the fruit option, though. Maybe add veggie bits to it.
yami_shadows on February 3rd, 2005 05:18 pm (UTC)
Re: Quiche is...
Salad? What about drinks?
Kelladyjoust on February 3rd, 2005 06:00 pm (UTC)
Re: Quiche is...
Since the meeting is at 10 in the morning, I'm thinking of leaning more toward the 'br' in 'brunch:' fruit salad would be fine, but a lunch-ier salad might not fit the bill.

As for drinks, I'm thinking coffee and a selection of tea.
Jenthatwasjen on February 3rd, 2005 05:18 pm (UTC)
Atkins-friendly brunch dishes: fish. Tuna salad, whitefish salad, lox (smoked salmon), herring...

Hm. I'm making myself hungry.
Kelladyjoust on February 3rd, 2005 06:02 pm (UTC)
Only one of the bunch is Atkins-ing (though I still do tuna salad for breakfast on occasion - yum!). I could do a mini crustless quiche for her.
Ratesjulratesjul on February 3rd, 2005 09:14 pm (UTC)
There're recipes out there for self-crusting quiches, which deals with your crustless quiche idea ... And I would help, except that, whilst I know exactly where to find a nice recipe, it's in my mother's cookbook.
Kelladyjoust on February 4th, 2005 06:08 am (UTC)
Not to worry! I already have a recipe from when I was on the diet.
Stealth Chaos Butterflybunnymcfoo on February 3rd, 2005 06:22 pm (UTC)
This might get long. Here, I'll post and link you to it instead. *grin*
Kelladyjoust on February 4th, 2005 06:09 am (UTC)
Link?
Stealth Chaos Butterflybunnymcfoo on February 4th, 2005 07:42 am (UTC)
bah, ran out of time last night. :( Will be too late when I get to it tonight too. I is sorry Kel!
Kelladyjoust on February 4th, 2005 07:43 am (UTC)
That's all right! ::snuggles::
rrrragganald on February 3rd, 2005 10:25 pm (UTC)
shrimp!
Ilena Ayalanetsearcher on February 4th, 2005 03:58 pm (UTC)
Yogurt?
Kelladyjoust on February 4th, 2005 04:13 pm (UTC)
I know it's really good for ya, but I can't abide the stuff.