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Old 04-05-2008, 07:21 AM   #1
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Dinner, Saturday 5 April 2008

Still trying to clear out my freezer, so tonight was what turned out to be a chicken "sausage" roll. (I thought it was chicken meat wrapped in puff pastry, not seasoned mince as per a sausage roll. Ever been had?) Anyway, it was tasty enough, just not what I was anticipating for dinner. I made up some garlic bread, along with shredded Brussell Sprouts and mushrooms sauted in butter, garlic and Worcestershire sauce and served in a white wine and cream sauce with some shredded cheese thrown in at the last moment. Cleansed my palate afterwards with a bowl of Italian Blood Orange sorbet by Weis, which I love!!!!

What will you be having?


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Old 04-05-2008, 07:36 AM   #2
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I have a drawing class today till 3:30. Not sure I want to get take-away again but not sure what to make since I didn't take anything out of the freezer last night.

Bilby - those sprouts and mushrooms sounds great! I'd love the recipe.

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Old 04-05-2008, 09:37 AM   #3
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I'm making a bean and kale soup tonight.
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Old 04-05-2008, 12:54 PM   #4
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DH and DS#1 are having a boys night out tonight. They're going to get my new car from the dealership, driving home, then together, going out to local dive for pizza and brewskis........from there they can walk home
me, it'll be roasted veggies in the oven, all kinds or whatever I can find in the frig when I get home, and a salad, I'm in need of GREEN
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Old 04-05-2008, 01:00 PM   #5
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Starting with seared sea scallops with an apricot remoulade.

Then boston lettuce with kiln dried cherries, goat cheese and orange balsamic vinaigrette.

Then, grilled shell steaks with gnocchi and sautéed mushrooms.

For dessert I'm baking a chocolate cake topped with triple sec butter cream.

Sazeracs to start with, cabernet with dinner and port for dessert.
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Old 04-05-2008, 03:29 PM   #6
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Mmm, a beef and pepper stir fry with homemade (baked) egg rolls. Very exciting.

Vera-- that dinner sounds amazing!! Much as I'm looking forward to my stir-fry, I sorta wish I was eating at your house tonight, instead. Boy, I miss scallops. *sigh*
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Old 04-05-2008, 04:08 PM   #7
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We're going to the dinner theater tonight to see "Leatherheads." I think I'll have the small tossed salad and beef BBQ nachos.
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Old 04-05-2008, 04:20 PM   #8
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Hi Biby

Did you wean the 5th April? WE had chilli. I saw a can of chilli beans in Lidl and decided to go for it.
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Old 04-05-2008, 05:13 PM   #9
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We are having ol-blue's

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Old 04-05-2008, 05:35 PM   #10
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Originally Posted by miniman View Post
Hi Biby

Did you wean the 5th April? WE had chilli. I saw a can of chilli beans in Lidl and decided to go for it.
Yep, Ray, I'm sure she meant "April." Thread's all fixed now.

Buck and I were out on our monthly "Date Day" and had a wonderful, huge lunch at a great pizza place. Pizza buffet with all varieties of pizza. Even dessert pizza. Yum! We're still full and will probably have popcorn, if anything, for our evening meal tonight.

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