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Old 08-19-2007, 09:57 AM   #1
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Dinner Sunday, August 19th.

Hi everyone,
up early today, need to get started on dinner prep and tohave my breakfast date with DH.
Having extras today so a few things that I have to do.
appies:I made some polenta last night,adding butter, garlic,gorgonzola,dry jack cheese,and parmesan smoothed it out on baking sheet and it now needs to be cut into rounds..To top it I made some pesto with sun dried tomatoes..We are also having a big platter of icy cold shrimp and cocktail sauce.
dinner itself is grilled steaks with some compound butter,garlic and anchovies...mushrooms, sauteed in butter and evoo, twice baked potatoes with butter sour cream, sliced green onions and crumbled bacon..a big tossed green salad, plus the usual fruit platter, For dessert I made a batch of cream puffs, youngest son has someone for us to cater tooooo Woo Hoo life is busy and full so that is it..Lets hope she likes the menu
kadesma-happy sunday everyone.


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Old 08-19-2007, 10:05 AM   #2
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Lamb chops, fine green beans, new potatoes, Plenty gravy of course mint sauce.

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Old 08-19-2007, 10:05 AM   #3
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Holy moly kadesma! I wanna eat at your place tonight! I haven't decided whether or not to do pork steaks on the BBQ (its mizzly outside and likely to stay that way) or to make it into BBQ'ed pork cubes and serve it over rice. Oooooooooo...wait, I think I'm going to stir fry it. I have a TON of fresh veggies to do it with. Yep, thats what we're doing. And we'll have a nice big green salad with extra garden veggies. Dessert is going to be a Nutella cake. PA Baker sent me the recipe and its finally cool enough for me to try it out today.
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Old 08-19-2007, 11:24 AM   #4
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ahhhh.. Sunday ... my favorite day .. tonight we are having a turkey breast tenderloin ..
never had one before ... the DW picked it up on sale the other day .. thinking of wrapping it in a few slices of some thick cut bacon and grilling it .. also going to make some
mashed potatoes with bacon and chives .. some fresh corn on the cob on the grill ..
a salad .. maybe some ice cream for dessert .. busy day .. we are leaving for vacation wed.
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Old 08-19-2007, 12:11 PM   #5
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Shrimp Creole...rice....bread...salad...chocolate cake
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Old 08-19-2007, 12:39 PM   #6
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Slow roast lamb in red wine.

Browned off a leg of lamb in the pan in some hot oil, stuck in some chunky onions, carrots, pots, rosemary and half a bottle of red wine, covered with foil and stuck in oven at gas mark 3.

It's been in for 4 hours so far and just turned temp right down. Just need to wait for wife to get home after an afternoon out.

Man I'm hungry!
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Old 08-19-2007, 01:03 PM   #7
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DH has requested Penne pasta with Italian Sausage in red sauce and we finally have enough lemon cucumbers for a nice salad with home grown grape tomatoes.
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Old 08-19-2007, 01:34 PM   #8
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Fried tilapia crusted with panko crumbs, tossed salad, toasted baguette with tapenade.
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Old 08-19-2007, 03:24 PM   #9
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Grilled tuna steaks with grilled romaine salad topped with bleu cheese dressing for DH and Italian dressing for me, and imitation crab pasta salad.

Note: I ended up marinating my tuna steak with Ken's Asian Ginger, Soy and Sesame salad dressing and using it on the tuna/romaine salad. DH marinated his with peanut oil and Paul Prudhomme's Fish Blackening stuff. Turned out very well.
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We had a lot of Alaskan crab legs leftover from a boil yesterday, so I spent some time to shell the leftovers and ended up with nearly 1.5 ponds of Alaskan crab meat. So, tonight it will be grilled Beef Petite Tender, Crab Cakes with Remoulade sauce, West Indies Crab salad, and Potato Ragout.

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