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Friend's wife is away so he and his two young daughters are coming for dinner. Any ideas on what I can make?

Have done lasagna,soups,Mac and cheese, roasted chicken for them in past but does not need to be overtly kid-friendly.

asked by lcast over 3 years ago
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sexyLAMBCHOPx

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added over 3 years ago

Chicken Piccata. Parmesean or Francese with pasta or flamk steak with chimichurri sauce and roasted potatoes

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pierino

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added over 3 years ago

I always start with the assumption that kids are picky eaters. So spaghetti anything. Tuna noodle casserole with a potato chip crust. I was raised on stuff like that.

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added over 3 years ago

Make your own pizza, make the crusts individual sized, and have ready a variety of toppings. Let the girls choose what they want on their own pizza.
My own 4 kids were, most of the time, good eaters and ate a wide variety of foods. My grandchildren are the picky ones. I have just about given up on trying to make them happy -- no one is starving.
Not only are they (kids) all different, but their preferences shift, and sometimes you will be pleasantly surprised.

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Tacos with Spanish rice. Kids may only eat meat and cheese in theirs but can be encouraged to try other toppings.

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added over 3 years ago

the Panko crusted fish sticks with lime and tarragon aioli that Jenny featured recently looked really delicious! add a kid-friendly veggie side or two- maybe sweet potato oven chips and steamed broccoli with a little butter on top. Or The creamy cucumber side that won a year or so ago would be a nice addition