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Old 10-03-2017, 09:46 PM   #11
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I had a shopping list all made out because I thought today was Wednesday, too. The sales always flip over on Wednesday. Finally I realized I had the same things written down that I'd written down last Wednesday. *sigh* It doesn't help that I've started flipping my clock forward an hour a day as well.

So I guess I'm going shopping tomorrow then. With a new list.
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Old 10-03-2017, 10:35 PM   #12
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Tonight we had empanadas and chicken taco soup.

When I was doing mise en place for these two dishes, I was surprised to see the seasoning mix for the two dishes were identical in types and quantities. Identical amounts of chili powder, cumin, paprika, oregano, etc.
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Old 10-03-2017, 10:40 PM   #13
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Grocery day, so picked up a marked-down lemon-pudding cake at the market bakery. Dessert for many times ahead.

For dinner, I smoked a big rack of piggy ribs in the stovetop smoker, then finished them slathered with Famous Dave's Devil's Spit" barbecue sauce on the grill outside. Fried a bunch of fries and we ate like southern royalty. The cake was tasty and a perfect finish.
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Old 10-04-2017, 02:17 AM   #14
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My "dog" doesn't play a game until Thursday, so I had time to play in the kitchen today. Ribs here, too, except I did mine in the slow cooker. Not as good, but a lot easier. I made lots of sides so I can share the wealth along the rest of this week: coleslaw, potato salad, baked beans, leftover mac-and-cheese. Some fresh strawberries and a bit of vanilla ice cream later - like during the news later.
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Old 10-04-2017, 02:59 AM   #15
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We had salmon poached in coconut milk infused with lemongrass, lime, ginger and brown sugar. I served it with rice and bok choy. It was very yummy!
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Old 10-04-2017, 08:49 AM   #16
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We had to get the car inspected and pay taxes and registration this AM, so we ended up having breakfast for supper - roasted potatoes, maple sausage links, sliced cucumbers & tomatoes, and a pumpkin cream cheese muffin for dessert.
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Old 10-04-2017, 10:11 AM   #17
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DH had dental work done Monday and needs soft foods for a couple weeks. So yesterday, I made Swedish meatballs over egg noodles and served them with marinated cucumbers and a tomato from the garden. To minimize the number of pans used (we're awaiting installation of the new dishwasher), I stirred French-cut green beans into the gravy
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