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Old 08-15-2013, 12:54 AM   #1
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8-15-2013: To Cook or Not to Cook, That is the Question

Of course we will be cooking. *Edo, ergo coquo. (sorry Will)

Might you have a little Ham in your oven, or on your grill? Not a ham, but Himself will be grilling some pork chops later today. I already have a dish of mac and cheese (no ham version) from the second dish I made on Tuesday. If I have time and energy (because my good intention is to really get out and work in the garden today) it will be fresh cooked broccoli and a salad. If time or energy aren't around it will be canned Niblets corn.

Since today is V-J Day, maybe we should all have sushi. Except I like mine well-done.

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Old 08-15-2013, 06:53 AM   #2
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My avocado is finally ripe enough, so I'm making a shrimp salad to stuff into it for dinner or maybe even lunch.


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Old 08-15-2013, 07:15 AM   #3
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I'm trying to eat much lighter lately. May go with just a bowl of cereal or a PBJ.
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Old 08-15-2013, 07:25 AM   #4
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I'll cook the pork chops and corn I never got to last night. Maybe for supper, maybe for lunch.
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Old 08-15-2013, 07:54 AM   #5
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I have a bunch of veggies in the crisper to use up. I'm teaching my boarder how to make a stir fry. Showed him how to poach eggs in the microwave last night.
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Old 08-15-2013, 10:14 AM   #6
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Heading out to Busch Gardens Williamsburg with DS and his fiancee today so will eat there. Maybe German, Maybe Italian, Maybe Smokehouse. We'll see!
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Old 08-15-2013, 11:18 AM   #7
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To cook or not to cook...a little of each for us tonight.

We'll have jumbo hot dogs cooked on the grill with homemade buns, fried green tomatoes, spicy black-eyed peas, iced tea, and for dessert...made-this-morning blueberry pie.
"As a girl I had zero interest in the stove." - Julia Child
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Old 08-15-2013, 12:48 PM   #8
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We're having a party for 30 on Saturday, so I am cooking as little as possible between now and then. Tonight I'm thinking takeout Thai.
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Old 08-15-2013, 05:05 PM   #9
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United Way fundraiser take and bake. Minute steaks and gravy, mashed potatoes, and my own green beans. They provided a yummy looking apple crisp, but that may have to wait.
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Old 08-15-2013, 05:18 PM   #10
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I found some italian style meatballs in the freezer. I'll bake those off and serve with cheese tortellini in a pesto sauce.

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