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Date night for a picky eater

I've got a date coming over for dinner on Friday that I'd like to impress. He's a bit picky- no garlic, no seafood, no raw tomatoes. This narrows down most of my standards. I have 2 hours and/or a crockpot.

Any ideas?

asked by wandajune6 about 5 years ago
5 answers 1438 views
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Sam1148

Sam is a trusted home cook.

added about 5 years ago

Fries and a burger.
I use toasted english muffins for the buns and make small burgers. Different, but not TOO different.
Normally can't go wrong with steak and potatoes and corn on the cob (if it's fresh).
It really depends on his aversions.

No garlic? Does he bite?

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added about 5 years ago

Make something together. When you make it yourself, you'll probably taste it - works for kids, too.

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boulangere

Cynthia is a trusted source on Bread/Baking.

added about 5 years ago

Take a look through Molly Wizenberg's book My Homemade Life about when she and her eventual husband were cooking for each other and together.

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SKK
added about 5 years ago

Three incredible recipes guaranteed to wow http://www.food52.com/recipes..., just leave out the garlic. http://www.food52.com/recipes...
http://www.food52.com/recipes...

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added about 5 years ago

what about a roast chicken? it's easy and always delicious (there are many wonderful recipes on this site). you could make a big salad on the side, or a more traditional vegetable like mashed potatoes or roasted veg. good luck!