Serious Eats: Talk
Need menu help for make-ahead veg/dairy/fish dinner party
We've agreed to host a dinner party for 14 as part of a fundraiser. It has to be vegetarian, dairy or fish - we can't serve meat/poultry. It needs to be a substantial meal (i.e. not just appetizers) and I'd like to be impressive (people are paying $$ for the pleasure). I've got plenty of great fish recipes, etc., but they almost all entail last-minute cooking/prep, and I'd prefer to be with my guests than toiling in the kitchen (as much as possible). I also don't have a broiler!
So, please help me devise a delicious menu under these guidelines! Thanks!