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What in the heck can i make????

My oldest daughter is part of a group every tues thats called leos club. They are teenagers that do random community service and events for our town. They are there for meetings during dinner time, and it used to be that the director would make them dinner every time. Well understandably its become too much of a financial burden for her to handle and is asking the parents to chip in and rotate between us to bring in dinner for the kids....heres my dilemna...I have never cooked for around 20 TEENAGERS! what can i make that will travel well (its only a five min drive so not too bad) and that will appeal to most kids? IDEAS PLEEEAAASE!!!!

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Asked by blueeyedgrl2377 at 1:48 PM on Sep. 17, 2009 in General Parenting

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  • Hamburgs and hotdogs, vegetable sticks, cookies.

    Or several pans of lasagna or baked spagehtti.

    Or macaroni and cheese.

    Answer by Bmat at 1:51 PM on Sep. 17, 2009

  • Hot dogs, cheap easy and travels fine!

    Answer by Emberbaby at 1:51 PM on Sep. 17, 2009

  • Huge bowl of pasta salad, pizza, casserole x 2, lasagne?

    Answer by jeanclaudia at 1:52 PM on Sep. 17, 2009

  • I think teenagers are easier to feed than toddlers, though they eat a bunch more! LOL!

    Here is what I think I would make/take….

    (1) Lasagna - salad - breadsticks

    (2) Chicken and dumplings - biscuits, or dinner rolls

    (3) Chicken and rice casserole - salad

    (4) Beef stew with a big pot of mashed potatoes

    (5) cold cut sandwiches - chips - maybe add chicken, tuna, or egg salad as a choice with the cold cuts

    Good Luck!!

    Answer by VeronicaLee at 1:56 PM on Sep. 17, 2009

  • Pizza!

    Answer by RoostersMom4 at 2:03 PM on Sep. 17, 2009

  • I used to do something similar. "Build your own" food bars are the way I went. Hot dogs, salads, subs, etc... You can send all the ''fixin's'' in separate containers, so nothing gets soggy. Then everyone can put their own together, the way they like it. You won't have to worry about pickiness or allergies!

    Answer by mama_moonsong at 2:03 PM on Sep. 17, 2009

  • A potato bar. Whole baked potatos, chili, sour cream, salsa, bacon bits, butter, baked broccoli, melted and grated cheeses, seasonings, taco meat.
    Serve with a tossed salad.

    Answer by mom2boys1997 at 2:22 PM on Sep. 17, 2009

  • A crockpot of sloppy joes or bbq beef, a salad and chips, cookies or brownies for dessert

    Answer by ohwrite at 3:56 PM on Sep. 17, 2009

  • Tacos
    bring a crock pot full of ground beef
    bring shredded cheese, shredded lettuce, sauce, tomatoes, onions, olives and shells

    The kids can all build their own taco.

    Baked Ziti, salad and rolls

    Lasagna, salad and rolls


    Answer by Anonymous at 4:06 PM on Sep. 17, 2009

  • Ask the director for some of the recipes she used to make for them.

    Answer by Anonymous at 5:25 PM on Sep. 17, 2009

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