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on Aug. 30, 2005

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So, I like to cook, and there’s one thing I cook extremely well: lasagna.  You can ask anyone who’s tried it, it’s double plus good.  Here’s a picture:

Well, today, I ended up making a whole lot extra, and there’s a whole pan of it that would make a very respectable main course.  So I’m offering it up here to the first people who invite Susie and I to dinner, with themselves and three other people, for a total of six people.

You need to provide the oven to bake it in, and the dinner companions.  I’d especially like to meet some new folks, because friendships made over lasagna are the best kind.  We’ll bring lasagna, a fresh bag of salad, and a bottle of wine.  Any other dinner-related snacks/drinks etc. are up to you. In case of a tie, the folks who can fit us in soonest (as long as we can fit it in) get the lasagna and the dinner guests associated with it.

Oh, and just in case you’re wondering, I DO NOT recommend using the regular lasagna noodles that you need to boil first instead of the instant ready noodles.  They’re a whole lot more trouble, a lesson I learned today.  The fingers on my left hand are still tender from trying to peel the noodles apart.

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You can come over to our place, but I'm not sure the lasagna will stand up to the trip . . .

 

Posted by Zipporah
  at 3:25 pm on Aug. 30, 2005

 

 

 

well, doesn't seem like people are too excited about your lasagna - sorry. i certainly am!! but since you were just over, i thought i'd be polite and give someone else the opportunity to share your company. wink
but, i can no longer resist the temptation of cheese, noodles and meat! oh, wait... meat, huh? actually, i guess noriko wouldn't be too keen on that after all... unless it happens to be veggie lasagna?

 

Posted by jason
  at 1:26 pm on Sep. 2, 2005

 

 

 

Sadly, it's meat, meat, meat, all the way through.

Maybe she can eat the cheese off the top. Or we can order in some extra pizza....

 

Posted by Travis Smith
  at 1:29 pm on Sep. 2, 2005

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