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My neighbors mother passed away

My dh is over fixing some stuff in their house before family gathers tomorrow, Monday is the funeral.

I want to make some food for them, any suggestions?

They already have sandwich trays and some finger foods.

Maybe a dessert tray?

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Asked by funlovinlady at 9:26 AM on May. 31, 2013 in Food & Drink

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  • Macaroni or potato salad or a fruit salad. Sorry to hear about her passing you sound like a good neighbor.

    Answer by AnonNdrag at 9:28 AM on May. 31, 2013

  • My condolences to their family....

    a desert or fruit tray is good. also some type of a casserole dish as well.

    Answer by goofygalno1 at 9:28 AM on May. 31, 2013

  • I try to be, were very close to their family. Our neighbors a stand in grandma for my kids and we take care of her mothers property. :)

    Comment by funlovinlady (original poster) at 9:29 AM on May. 31, 2013

  • Pasta salad or a veggie tray. Lasagna?

    Answer by QuinnMae at 9:29 AM on May. 31, 2013

  • Maybe some bagels and cream cheese? Does she have kids? When my youngest was born I appreciated the meals that my kids would eat more than any others.

    Answer by missanc at 9:36 AM on May. 31, 2013

  • Dessert sounds good to me always....just be there for them....

    Answer by older at 9:43 AM on May. 31, 2013

  • either comforting chocolate treats
    a meal that can be stuck in the freezer for later in the week
    sadly people tend to drift away after the funeral is over but the family is still to numb to consider cooking
    can you make something like:
    indiviually wrapped pasties?

    if you lightly pre cook the meat you can cut baking time in half


    Answer by feralxat at 9:45 AM on May. 31, 2013

  • I agree .........anything that can be frozen is a real help. Tell the family it can be frozen so they know.

    Answer by silverthreads at 10:02 AM on May. 31, 2013

  • That would be nice. It is also nice to make casseroles for the freezer.

    Answer by Dardenella at 10:41 AM on May. 31, 2013

  • From what a friend of mine said when her grandma passed, they were given more sweets and deserts than they knew what to do with. I'd suggest making something like stew or chili that could be frozen and used later, when most people have stopped bringing food.

    Answer by Ballad at 1:14 PM on May. 31, 2013

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