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Photo by sassyoldlady

Cooking Level: Intermediate

Living In: Toledo, Ohio, USA
sassyoldlady is looking for: (18 recommendations)
My mind is a blank. After a change in plan, hubby needs a side dish/appetizer/or dessert to take to work that will be able to sit out all day. No way to heat up, no crockpot, or to keep cold. Any ideas ladies and gents? Thanks for any help!!

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Last updated: Nov. 9, 2014 9:45 am
Posted: Dec. 11, 2012 6:09 pm
Commented by: sassyoldlady
Dec. 11, 2012 6:11 pm
I have several ideas for desserts, but that's an easy out. I have sent hot stuff in before, not knowing they don't heat it up beforehand.
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Roasted Chestnuts

Submitted by: Barrett 
These chestnuts are roasted in the oven, not over an open fire…but they're still a delicious holiday snack! 
Recommended by: Happy Chef
Dec. 11, 2012 6:21 pm
Maybe some sort of roasted or candied asst. nuts
Dec. 11, 2012 6:34 pm
That's an easy one. I've got a whole 3 lb can of mixed nuts I could just send him with those LOL! Thanks Happy Chef.
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Parmesan Broccoli Balls

Submitted by: Heather P 
Frozen broccoli and Parmesan cheese are blended with dry stuffing mix and rolled into delicious appetizer balls! 
Recommended by: misty
Dec. 11, 2012 6:25 pm
Dec. 11, 2012 6:33 pm
I looked at those on another post. Not sure I'd want to leave them out all day with eggs in there though. Thanks Misty.
Dec. 11, 2012 7:59 pm
The eggs shouldn't be an issue here. Cakes, cookies and all sorts of things that no one would ever think to refrigerate have eggs.
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Simple Roasted Chickpea Snack

Submitted by: cheldi 
In this snack recipe, chickpeas are simply seasoned and roasted. Also, try as a salad topping 
Recommended by: misty
Dec. 11, 2012 6:41 pm
how about this
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Sweet and Sour Pasta Salad

Submitted by: misty 
Sweet and sour sauce brings a new Asian-inspired twist to the traditional pasta salad. Serve with your favorite chicken, pork, or beef as a refreshing side dish. 
Recommended by: misty
Dec. 11, 2012 6:42 pm
or this
Dec. 11, 2012 6:44 pm
I was looking at an oriental salad(one with the ramen noodles in it), it has a vinegar/sugar/oil dressing, that might be ok too.
Dec. 11, 2012 6:45 pm
If all else fails, I'm going with dessert! :) I'm going for some ice cream and bed, early up in the morning. Thanks all! I'll check back in the am.
Commented by: iceemama
Dec. 11, 2012 7:17 pm

These grean beans are easy and taste good. They can be eaten at room temp.
Dec. 12, 2012 9:19 am
iceemama, this recipe you posted won't come up.
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Tabbouleh II

Submitted by: EPITOPES 
Such a refreshing salad and it holds nicely in the refrigerator if you want to make it ahead. Light and nutty bulgur is soaked in water until it 's fluffy and ready to be combined with parsley, mint, tomatoes, and a bit of oil and freshly squeezed lemon juice. Serves four. 
Recommended by: iceemama
Dec. 11, 2012 7:21 pm
I haven't tried this recipe but it looks close to what I do. It could sit out.
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Rum Cake I

Submitted by: Mariann 
A moist nutty cake with the deep flavor of dark rum. 
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Dec. 11, 2012 7:22 pm
Very ... I make this often - husband and others love it. There is also a chocolate rum cke that i have made too.
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Microwave Oven Peanut Brittle

Submitted by: Linda C. 
I have used this for years and it is very good; much easier than the traditional method and tastes just as good. 
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Dec. 11, 2012 7:24 pm
Make sure to make to seperate batches of this yummy .. but you can't eat just one piece of candy... and its easy to make too.
Dec. 11, 2012 7:39 pm
meant to say BET you can't eat one.. also TWO batches..sorry
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Buckeye Balls II

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These are chocolate-covered balls of peanut butter and confectioners' sugar. 
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Dec. 11, 2012 7:25 pm
These are super;
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