excuse me while I vent a moment
I've also been annoyed lately by people who ask you for something, and then don't even bother to let you know they received it. I know it can happen, sometime circumstances have kept me from responding to someone quickly. But when everyone seems to be doing it…grrr.
As you can see, I'm really full of grrr today!
Moving on…thanks to everyone for the luau suggestions. The problem is, coconut is out (long story). Dessert is out (there's two already). Main dishes are out (being provided by host, hostess and baby host). And anything I make has to be transportable, and not need cooking on arrival. So, that knocks out almost everything. But, my sister-in-law commented that she's worried that there isn't enough for anyone who doesn't like the luau-style food (oh, and janaki, it's what I'd call really inauthentic luau style) so I'm thinking of a mango-based salsa and chips, not very polynesian but tropical, avoids the coconut issue, and can be enjoyed by anyone who isn't into the whole theme. Now I just have to see if I can actually find canned mangos, because we certainly don't have them fresh in the store right now. Oh, and find a good recipe. I have one very simple mango salsa recipe that'll do, but if anyone's got one they've actually tried, please speak up! Oh, yeah, and I have to make it tomorrow night. Golly, do I need a day off!