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A Delicious Dozen Ideas 1. Waffles topped with thawed raspberries, a dollop of yogurt and maple syrup, or waffles and syrup with ham and : offer “meatless” meat : you can make waffles from rice flour, cook them, freeze and defrost as needed. 2. Yogurt, raspberries and granola 3. Hard-boil eggs and keep them handy in the refrigerator 4. Use the ham, salad beans, cheese and hard-boiled eggs to mix with salad greens and vegetables for quick snacks or entrée salads (you’re bound to have a visitor who wants to be careful not to gain too much weight over the holidays!). Thin the Dijon vinaigrette with an equal amount of sea soned rice vinegar for a lower-calorie dressing. 5.Toss the tuna and cannelloni beans with the Dijon vinaigrette and fresh chopped (or use the leftover sliced red onion and tomato from your bagel breakfast) red onion, tomato and celery. Serve on a bed of salad greens. 6. Make bean and cheese quesadillas. Top with mesclun lettuce mix and salsa. 7. Make grilled cheese sandwiches, using the shredded cheese you have on hand for the quesadillas. Serve with pickle spears on a small bed of lettuce, and tortilla chips. 8. Peanut butter, spread on sliced apple with a tall glass of cold milk—is one of my alltime favorite snacks. 9. There’s no shame in having good ol’ PB&J sandwiches at the ready. 10. Use your leftover cream cheese from the bagel brunch to make quick, grandkidfriendly cream cheese and jelly sandwiches. 11. Grate hard-boiled eggs; add enough mayonnaise to hold eggs together, and season with salt and pepper. Serve as luncheon sandwiches (with pickles on a bed of lettuce), or with crackers for an easy hors d’oeuvre. 12. For a speedy appetizer or snack at any time of the day, serve cheese with crackers, along with a small bowl of pickles and olives, and—if you have a very hungry crowd on your hands—a bowl of nuts, too, and chips and salsa. “Things to Have on Hand” Shopping List 1 quart vanilla yogurt 12- to 16-oz. bag frozen raspberries (or berries of choice) 1-2 packages frozen whole-grain waffles 1 small bottle real maple syrup 1 smoked ham chub (if you have vegetarians or vegans in your group, have a package of non-meat precooked bacon or sausage on hand) 2 large cans white tuna 1 can cannelloni beans 1 can salad beans 2 cans regular or vegetarian refried beans 1 package flour tortillas 1 package shredded jack and cheddar cheese 1-2 containers of your favorite salsa 1 small or large bag tortilla chips 1 loaf whole-grain bread 1 jar pickle spears 1 bottle seasoned rice vinegar 1 dozen eggs 1-2 cans mixed nuts 1 small jar peanut butter 1 small jar of berry jam Also have on hand plenty of milk, juice, cheese and crackers. If you’re not up on the particular kind of milk all your guests prefer—1%, 2%, skim, whole, soy—buy a variety of quarts. From this “on hand” list, you will be able to quickly put together several meals and snacks throughout the course of the day. NOVEMBER DECEMBER 2008 GRAND 57

GRAND Magazine - November/December 2008

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of GRAND Magazine - November/December 2008

Grand Magazine - November/December 2008
Grand View
Contents
Isn't It Grand?
Grand Central
Ask Grand
Grand Gestures
Just So We Know
Full House-Full Heart-Full Time
First, Serve
On the Cover: Vice President-Elect Joe Biden
Incredibly Hip High-Tech Gifts
Foreign Exchange
Home (and Hungry!) for the Holidays
Being the Peace
Reunions
Together Time
Read Aloud
Grand Bazaar
Resources
Grand Finale
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GRAND Magazine - November/December 2008 - Isn't It Grand?
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GRAND Magazine - November/December 2008 - Grand Central
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GRAND Magazine - November/December 2008 - Ask Grand
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GRAND Magazine - November/December 2008 - Grand Gestures
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GRAND Magazine - November/December 2008 - Just So We Know
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GRAND Magazine - November/December 2008 - Full House-Full Heart-Full Time
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GRAND Magazine - November/December 2008 - First, Serve
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GRAND Magazine - November/December 2008 - 39
GRAND Magazine - November/December 2008 - On the Cover: Vice President-Elect Joe Biden
GRAND Magazine - November/December 2008 - 41
GRAND Magazine - November/December 2008 - 42
GRAND Magazine - November/December 2008 - 43
GRAND Magazine - November/December 2008 - Incredibly Hip High-Tech Gifts
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GRAND Magazine - November/December 2008 - 46
GRAND Magazine - November/December 2008 - 47
GRAND Magazine - November/December 2008 - Foreign Exchange
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GRAND Magazine - November/December 2008 - 50
GRAND Magazine - November/December 2008 - 51
GRAND Magazine - November/December 2008 - Home (and Hungry!) for the Holidays
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GRAND Magazine - November/December 2008 - Being the Peace
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GRAND Magazine - November/December 2008 - Reunions
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GRAND Magazine - November/December 2008 - Together Time
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GRAND Magazine - November/December 2008 - Read Aloud
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GRAND Magazine - November/December 2008 - Grand Bazaar
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GRAND Magazine - November/December 2008 - Resources
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GRAND Magazine - November/December 2008 - Grand Finale
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