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Old 05-07-2019, 04:11 PM   #1
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5/7/2019 - Taco Tuesday Dinner

To celebrate Siete de Mayo, which happens to fall on Taco Tuesday, we're having chicken fajitas. Yes, I know that for some a fajita is not the same as a taco, and that a fajita should be made with skirt steak, but we live in New England and don't care about such technicalities.


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Old 05-07-2019, 04:28 PM   #2
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Crack slaw and iced tea!
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Crack slaw and iced tea!
Crack slaw? Do tell.
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Old 05-07-2019, 04:50 PM   #4
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Crack slaw? Do tell.
Lots of recipe on the internet to choose from but this is what I usually do.

Fry and crumble 1/2 pound of hot breakfast sausage with a small diced onion and three or four cloves of minced garlic. Next, I add a 14-16 oz. bag of fresh coleslaw mix, 1 T sherry, 2T soy sauce, 1T toasted sesame oil, S&P to taste. I cover the pan and let it cook on medium heat for 6 or 7 minutes until the cabbage collapses. I remove the lid and stir, cook another 3 or 4 minutes uncovered to allow any moisture to evaporate and serve. Leftovers can be heated in the microwave.
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Thanks for the reminder, Aunt Bea! I've seen it posted here before, and it does sound really good.

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Tacos sound good, too - I think I'll go for a couple of tacos this evening. I have a small scoop of refried beans leftover from a couple of days ago, may as well use that up for a side.
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Old 05-07-2019, 05:56 PM   #6
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Stove top cast iron grilled sirloin steak, Knorr rice side dish, grape tomato, mozzarella pearls, fresh garlic, fresh basil, olive oil, red wine vinegar and house seasoning salad.

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Using up the peppers and onions and mushrooms for Italian sausage sandwiches. Last two Amoroso's rolls.
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Old 05-07-2019, 06:42 PM   #8
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Chicken kebabs with satay sauce. And rice.

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Old 05-07-2019, 06:52 PM   #9
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Retrieved the last meal of hot and sour soup from the freezer and picked up some crab rangoon and egg rolls for dinner tonight.
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I picked up a strawberry fields pecan salad with grilled chicken from Culver's. Surprisingly good.
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