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Old 11-05-2006, 06:41 AM   #1
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Wink Dinner Sunday Nov. 5

Fixing two " Beer Can Chicken's",grilled shrimp w/ coarse sea salt, fresh ground pepper, grilled lemon, mac-n-cheese , corn casserole, green beans, and crusty bread. Cake for dessert. Just got the birds in the oven -- one liked the can, the other one fought me tooth and nail, he wanted to just lay down!! #@$#@$ dang bird !

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Old 11-05-2006, 11:23 AM   #2
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mmmmm sounds yummy Barb L! I am butter/ herb roasting a chicken, along with corn bread stuffing, mashed potatoes, peas, and pumpkin pie! And maybe mac and cheese. I need to quit menu planning when I am hungry!

Your shrimp sounds good too, I forgot I bought some the other day! I might have to throw some in around the chicken the last few minutes of baking for me!
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Old 11-05-2006, 12:36 PM   #3
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Barb L, I love cheese mac! as does the DW. and although it may go against the grain on a cooking forum I like KD, sadly you can`t buy it here though :(

for tonight, being as it`s Bonfire night. we`re having bratwurst sausages and chestnuts with toffee apples afterwards :)


Gunpowder smoked of course!
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Old 11-05-2006, 12:44 PM   #4
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We had lunch instead of supper again (the joys of staying with retired parents and not cooking for husbands, or kids I guess, lol).

We started with a Thai inspired chicken soup, followed by a plate of romaine dressed with a super, super EVOO, mixed Italian hams and breads with a duck pate , and then CliveB's jaggery and orange roast pork which we ate with some very, very late beans. I made some creme caramel but we were stuffed by then. Tonight I am looking at some nice cheeses and an apple. I also got a nice gift of some prune d'Agen, which I my favourite treats in the whole world, better than chocolate, so I dare say I'll eat a couple of these plump expensive little devils. ;)
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Old 11-05-2006, 12:59 PM   #5
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Looks like pork tenderloin in the cast iron pan, finished in the oven. Pan sauce and seasoning yet to be determined. Leftover Basmati rice reheated in the pan after the sauce is done, w/ some kind of veg. added. Leftover braised cabbage.
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Old 11-05-2006, 02:07 PM   #6
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Well, since I am finally fixing something (Sundays are tailgate days) at home, it will be venison stew in a cranberry red wine sauce/gravy. Probably egg noodles or smashed potatoes.
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Old 11-05-2006, 02:12 PM   #7
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Meatloaf, mashed potatoes with butter on them. For a vegetable it's corn and for dessert it pumpkin cake.
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Old 11-05-2006, 03:14 PM   #8
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Trying to bring summer back. Grilled steak, baked potatoes and tossed salad. Hershey's Miniatures for dessert. Yum!! Special Dark!!!
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Old 11-05-2006, 03:15 PM   #9
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My brother is clearing out his freezer in preparation for moving. He gave me a lamb shank which is cryovac'd in some sort of gravy (he says it's mint sauce with rosemary) I love lamb shanks, not all that fond of mint sauce and can't quite imagine the two (mint & rosemary) together. But maybe I'll give this thing a try. He also gave me a packet of instant mashed potatoes to go with it! Ahem, I have real potatoes and actually prefer baked, thanks!

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Old 11-05-2006, 03:47 PM   #10
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I made a huge pot of beef stew this morning so Lou could bring some back to Philly. At some point in time today, I'll make a pot of noodles to serve with the stew. There is still some brioche left and about a dozen creme puffs left.

No wine though....can't ever seem to have any wine leftover....
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