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Old 08-02-2008, 04:35 PM   #11
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I'm going to throw some wings on the grill. Maybe with a hot hot sauce for something different. Something that burns for a while and I'll feel it tomorrow
And I have lots of carrots, too, but I'll eat them raw with blue cheese dressing

What season is open pdswife?

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Old 08-02-2008, 04:35 PM   #12
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I'm like pdswife ... DH is at a concert with a friend and we leave for 2 1/2 weeks on Monday so not much left in the house. It'll be either toast and cottage cheese or a frozen pizza.

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Old 08-02-2008, 05:00 PM   #13
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Originally Posted by marigene View Post
Pasta/Bolognese sauce, a tossed salad and dessert will be a blackberry cobbler.
why didn't you tell me that earlier, I would have just come to your house
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Old 08-02-2008, 05:06 PM   #14
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Originally Posted by bethzaring View Post
We will be having friends over for dinner and I will be preparing;

pork loin roast

baked yukon gold potatoes

fresh green beans

fresh Italian bread

and I supect the first sweet corn will be ready today, but I may not try to serve any, we will take a tour of the grounds before eating and I don't want too much last minute stuff to do, so I will send them home with a couple dozen ears..

and for dessert....home made cheesecake with blueberry topping....I made the cheese, made up the recipe and practically picked the blueberries...

maybe we will eat dessert first
Oh Beth, this sounds heavenly! And your cheesecake looks divine! Your guests are very fortunate people!
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Old 08-02-2008, 05:24 PM   #15
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We're going to a neighborhood potluck, so I have chicken wings on the grill that were marinated in garlic, soy sauce, lemon juice, Worcestershire sauce, balsamic vinegar and olive oil. I also marinated some red, yellow and green chopped peppers and onions in the same marinade; we'll "stir-fry" those on a grill wok and sprinkle them around the bowl of wings.
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Old 08-02-2008, 05:32 PM   #16
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After roasting the artichokes, which smelled wonderful, I wasn't pleased with the presentation, especially some of the toastier leaves.

So...I pulled the pan to the stove top and added heavy cream to it. Then, I pureed the entire thing. Long story short, I turned it into cool roasted artichoke soup, to which I'm going to add a maques choux confetti.

Way more work than I was looking for
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Old 08-02-2008, 07:16 PM   #17
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We went to the last graduation party of the season, I hope, and had bbq chicken,corn on the cob, burgers, layered salad, fruit salad and a lot of other things that I didn't try. Actually, everything was really tasty.
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Old 08-02-2008, 07:49 PM   #18
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chili with chilies and sprinkled cheddar cheese on it. crackers and a glass of 7up . still not very hungry.

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Old 08-02-2008, 08:18 PM   #19
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Angus filet mignon, baked potato, green salad. Homemade marble cake for dessert.
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Old 08-02-2008, 09:04 PM   #20
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I had wonderful lamb curry that I didn't have to cook - we picked up carryout after the movie.

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