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Old 10-21-2014, 08:15 PM   #11
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I had a taco salad (with refried beans) while TB had turkey tacos and all the fixings.

For my lighter evening meal I am having a single slice tuna melt and some tomatoes from our garden.

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Old 10-21-2014, 08:47 PM   #12
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We drove home from DC today and got home about 6 pm. We unloaded the car, poured some wine and watched the news, then heated up leftover pork chops and pad Thai. I garnished the pad Thai with Thai sweet chili sauce and lime juice. Nice easy meal after a long day.

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Old 10-21-2014, 09:09 PM   #13
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Busy day, threw together Pork loin roast (uber easy)
"Our Brussel sprouts" (I know, I know no one else likes them here at DC)
Baby carrots with a butter and honey glaze

oh, forgot the homemade chunky Applesauce too
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Old 10-22-2014, 12:26 AM   #14
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Originally Posted by Kaneohegirlinaz View Post
..."Our Brussel sprouts" (I know, I know no one else likes them here at DC)...
Not "no one" K-girl! There are a few fans around here. I really love them with bacon, mushrooms, tarragon and garlic powder. Even better the second day...for breakfast.

Today was "haircut day", so we had leftovers. I guess Himself didn't have much appetite after seeing how much was gone, so the last of the bbq pulled chicken and leftover veggies was plenty.
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Old 10-22-2014, 01:27 AM   #15
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one more who loves brussel sprouts. they are just cabbages for the wee folk.

and they look cool to grow. i had no idea how to grow them until my fil taught me.

does anyone know if you can eat the stem (after peeling)?

dw shocked me for a second day with dinner. yesterday was chicken parm; tonight was roast beast from a butcher, mashed spuds, green coleslaw, and fresh oat bread and butter.

i don't know what to say. after all of my compliments to her, i'm waiting for the other shoe to drop.
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Old 10-22-2014, 05:47 AM   #16
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Leftover chili and we like brussel sprouts too. Craig cooks them with onions, bacon, glazes with balsamic and I don't remember what else but they sure are good.
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Old 10-22-2014, 02:00 PM   #17
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....I made some pico de gallo a little bit ago and will be having that along with some doctored up refried black beans, and guacamole. Fixin' to cut up and fry some corn tortillas here in a bit.
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Old 10-22-2014, 06:42 PM   #18
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I love Brussel's sprouts! :)

I get fresh ones and cut off a bit of the "stump" and then peel a few leaves from the outside, then chop them in half. Then I add a small amount of water in a microwave safe dish (often a measuring cup), cover with plastic wrap and nuke about 3-4 minutes.

Then I drain, liberally butter them, then sprinkle with salt and pepper. Mmmmm!!!!! :)

Note that I have determined that 4 oz. pre-cooked weight is an optimum serving size.

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