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Old 05-04-2016, 02:22 PM   #1
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Dinner May the Fourth, 2016 - What's on your Cantina's menu?

I have one chicken breast and one full leg to cook up tonight. I figure I'll sear them a bit on top of the stove, then pop into the oven to finish off. Herbs de Provence will be the seasoning. Also roasting some carrots while the oven is on. I have three small zucchini that need fixin', too. Can't decide if I want to pan fry discs, or broil in the toaster oven and brown some Parma cheese on top. Option Two is winning right now. Plus the usual salads.

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Old 05-04-2016, 02:32 PM   #2
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TJ's Orange chicken over white rice.

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Old 05-04-2016, 03:04 PM   #3
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Repeat of a dinner from a couple of weeks ago that we really liked - steamed mussels with fennel and tarragon. I baked some no-knead bread this morning to go along with it.

Steamed Mussels with Fennel and Tarragon Recipe - Bon Appétit
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Old 05-04-2016, 03:14 PM   #4
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Left over ribs. I have a ton of left overs to use up before I can cook something new.
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Old 05-04-2016, 03:24 PM   #5
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Have a bunch of frozen asparagus chunks that I nuked and mixed with Idahoan loaded mashed potatoes. Actually tastes pretty good.
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Old 05-04-2016, 03:29 PM   #6
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I'm doing beer can, tandoori spiced, mesquite smoked chicken. Curried basmati salad, and cucumbers and onion salad..
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Old 05-04-2016, 03:34 PM   #7
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A salad, baked cod with buttered saltine cracker crumbs, a side of green beans with mushrooms.
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Old 05-04-2016, 03:48 PM   #8
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It's going to be a light dinner this evening because tomorrow I'm going to get a huge take out Mexican feast from my fave mom and pop Mexican restaurant. It's just too big of a production to make it myself for just one person.

I'm thinking dinner tonight will be a tuna melt on rye and assorted pickles.
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Old 05-04-2016, 03:57 PM   #9
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I'm making baked herbed chicken. I bought chix quarters, can't think why as they weren't on sale. I guess I will hack off the wing and cook separate. Anyway, dried herb rub, savory, thyme, garlic powder, either sage or rosemary. Buttered frozen corn and mashed potatoes, the best fork-combination ever.
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Old 05-04-2016, 04:39 PM   #10
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I have a chicken pot pie in the oven. Not sure what, if anything, will go with it. I've got choir rehearsal in a bit so we may go simple and call it good with just the pot pie.

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