What's the Safest "Way to His Heart" Menu?!

Question: What's the Safest "Way to His Heart" Menu!?
The way to a man's heart is through his stomach, right!? I want to cook a gourmet meal (I cook pretty well) and invite my man over - for the impression factor, of course!. But what's the safest, least time-consuming menu!? I want something not too filling but satisfying, won't give us gas or cramps (ewww), not so heavy or greasy that it'll make us sleepy (right away)!. All menu and beverage suggestions welcomed!. I want to get this setup in time for Memorial Day!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

You definitely don't want to be fooling in the kitchen when he's there!.!.and these recipes are done ahead, so you can even have the kitchen all cleaned up!

Appetizer: just set out a softened 8-oz pkg of cream cheese, and put a small jar of cheap caviar over the top!.!.with crackers

2-4 boned, rolled pork roast
1 Tb!. dry mustard
1 tsp!. salt
pepper & paprika to taste
1/2 tsp!. caraway seed
Rub roast with seasonings!. Roast on rack in shallow pan, uncovered, at 350 for 45-50 min per pound (thermometer should reach 185)!. Slice thin!. This can be done ahead and also served cold, or room temp

Double-baked potatoes: Bake 2 big potatoes until soft!. Scoop out the insides, and mash them with butter, cheese, salt, pepper (and whatever else you like)!. Stuff that back into the potato shells; dot with butter & sprinkle with paprika!. Refrigerate until you reheat at 350 for about 1/2 hour!.!.!.!.

Green salad with balsamic vignarette dressing (used bagged baby mixed salad greens) !.!.!.!.!.!. can garnish with drained mandarin oranges

1/2 c!. butter
2 sq!. unsweetened chocolate
2 eggs
1 c!. sugar
1/4 c!. flour
pinch of salt
ice cream or whipped cream to top
Melt butter & chocolate together!. Beat eggs in bowl, and gradually add sugar!. Add flour & salt; then combine with the chocolate mixture!. Pour into an ungreased 8" piepan and bake at 350 for 20-25 min!. Cool and freeze!. This does not need to be thawed out to eat!. Top with ice cream or whipped cream (and maybe some chocolate-covered strawberries)

A nice red wine would go well with this!.!.!.!.!.!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

What about lasagna, fresh mozzarella and tomato salad with fresh basil, followed by angel food cake with fresh berries and a hazelnut cream!? Wine to drink!. Or fresh squeezed lemonade!.!.!.!.!.you can always add a little vodka!

I make mine with whole wheat pasta and ground turkey!.!.!.!.less calories!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

Try a tiramisu dessert!. It's light so even if you've had something heavy, it will not give you a bloated feeling!. also, on the drinks side, I personally love bellinis, but not too much, they do give a killer headache!Www@FoodAQ@Com

Crab cakes topped with aioli on shredded cabbage with champagne vinegar dressing, Followed by Chicken cacciatore on mashed potatoes with truffle oil and green beans with almonds!.
Flourless chocolate cake for dessert with a cappuchinno cream!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

Every guy is different!.!.!.To get to a man heart, well, some guys prefer trust in a girl!. Someone to share secrets and supports them in what they do!.!.!.!.Don't scare the poor guy awayWww@FoodAQ@Com

crab legs are awesome and easy to cook!. just serve them with some boiled potatoes, corn and a bottle of bubbly (i like Asti)Www@FoodAQ@Com

*Grilled Turkey Breast with Bacon, Green Tomato with Goat Cheese-Sage Mayonnaise

*Achiote-and-Orange Pulled Pork

*Sensational Strawberry with Crunchy Almond Topping

6 cups sliced strawberries
1/2 cup sugar
2 tablespoons amaretto (almond-flavored liqueur)
6 amaretti cookies, crushed
6 tablespoons reduced-fat sour cream

Combine first 3 ingredients in a bowl!. Cover and chill 4 to 8 hours!. Spoon into individual dessert dishes!. Sprinkle with crushed cookies; top with sour cream!.

*Rack of Lamb With Red Wine Sauce

*Strawberry Shortcake

*Blueberry Bread Pudding with Blueberry Ginger Sauce

*Frosty Lemon Martini

1 tablespoon sugar
Lemon wedge
1 cup crushed ice
6 tablespoons chilled lemon-flavored vodka (3 oz!.)
2 tablespoons chilled lemon-flavored liqueur (1 oz!.)
4 teaspoons lemon juice
2 thin strips (3 in!. long) lemon peel

1!. Pour sugar onto a small, rimmed plate!. Rub rims of two martini glasses with lemon wedge to moisten, then dip rims into sugar to coat!.
2!. Place ice in a cocktail shaker!. Add vodka, liqueur, and lemon juice!. Shake until mixture is very cold, about 10 seconds!. Strain into glasses!. Garnish each with a twist of lemon peel!.

*Emerald Mint Martini

3/4 ounce vodka
1/3 ounce dry vermouth
1/3 ounce crème de menthe

Pour ingredients over ice into mixing glass and shake gently!. Strain into martini glass

*Mushroom, Bacon, and Swiss Strata



*Roasted Lobster Tails with Ginger Dipping Sauce

*Veal Medallions with Apple-Thyme Sauce

ENJOY :-)Www@FoodAQ@Com

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