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Old 01-03-2015, 05:37 PM   #1
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Dinner on the 10th Day of Christmas (1/3/2015)

I saw no lords a leaping, but had steak, roasted okra, and salad!

What did the rest of you have?
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Old 01-03-2015, 05:52 PM   #2
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I had a massive jonesing for Cuban black beans and rice last night, but sadly, we were out of black beans. So in an effort to clean out the freezer, I threw together an interesting mix of kidney beans, garbanzos, Rotel, some frozen ham and some leftover frozen Spanish rice and frozen chopped onion. Cooked overnight in the crock pot with some other spices. Turned out pretty good, but I have enough left over to feed a small country.

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Old 01-03-2015, 06:05 PM   #3
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I made my staple spaghetti. Plan on ham and beans tomorrow.
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Old 01-03-2015, 07:58 PM   #5
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Arroz con Pollo tonight with a green salad.

I browned off some chicken thighs seasoned with Adobo, browned a cup of brown rice and onions in the fat, added a can of Rotel tomatoes with a can of chicken broth, seasoned with cumin, garlic and Mexican oregano, popped a lid on the skillet and finished in the oven for an hour.
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Old 01-03-2015, 08:07 PM   #6
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I braved the falling snow to grill a couple of strip steaks. I roasted some red potatoes and a veggie and opened a beer to complete the meal.
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Old 01-03-2015, 08:50 PM   #7
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Originally Posted by Kathleen View Post
I saw no lords a leaping, but had steak, roasted okra, and salad!

What did the rest of you have?
That looks wonderful.

I had onions and crimini mushrooms (putting more than half in fridge for morning omelets or scrambled eggs), sauteed in bacon fat, added a bit of bacon back to the pan and then deglazed the pan with water, added a bag of "Mediterranean Blend" veggies. Yum, yum, yum! And enough leftover for a quick meal later this week.
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Old 01-03-2015, 09:32 PM   #8
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Originally Posted by Kathleen View Post
I saw no lords a leaping, but had steak, roasted okra, and salad!
Now that's my kind of dinner... and if I were a lord I would be leaping.

We had a mish-mash of leftovers tonight. I had bacon-wrapped chicken tenders with chipotle mayo and a side of ratatouille. I also had my first dessert in quite a while: low carb pumpkin cheesecake topped with whipped cream.
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Old 01-04-2015, 12:44 AM   #9
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We had the papardelle noodles with sauteed mushrooms in alfredo sauce tonight. Also had a tossed salad. A couple Oreos each for dessert.

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