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Old 03-16-2017, 01:35 PM   #1
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Dinner Thirsty Thursday ~ 3-16-2017

We have three days of leftovers, so it's Cook's Night Off. We'll just heat-and-heat when the tummies grumble.

What are your food plans for tonight?
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Old 03-16-2017, 01:42 PM   #2
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Baked Mac and Cheese. I had a very large bundle of cheese ends in the freezer and Pirate wanted to put them to use. He likes bread crumbs on his, I don't. We compromised. Half and half.
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Old 03-16-2017, 02:07 PM   #3
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Having friends over for dinner. Chicken tenders, roast red peppers, crimini mushrooms, artichoke hearts, black olives, and capers, served with fresh penne pasta, garden salad, and a baguette I picked up at the bakery this morning. Wine will take care of the thirsty component.
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Old 03-16-2017, 02:19 PM   #4
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DH's birthday today, so we had shrimp with cocktail sauce, 2 lbs of bacon cooked wiggly (!!!), a huge pan of mac n cheese with 4 kinds of cheese and buttered crisped crumbs on top. White cake in a bundt shape with a lemon glaze.
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Old 03-16-2017, 02:40 PM   #5
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I've got a brined turkey in the oven. Will fix mashed potatoes and asparagus as sides. Later an apple crisp made with my canned pie filling and some vanilla ice cream fell into the shopping cart this morning. I still trying to find some neighbors to share with.
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Old 03-16-2017, 02:44 PM   #6
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We made a Costco run today and couldn't resist the rotisserie chicken. So that, pilaf and asparagus are what's for dinner tonight.
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Old 03-16-2017, 04:08 PM   #7
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Comfort food...

Great northern beans cooked with a meaty ham bone from the freezer.. Served with buttery skillet corn bread...
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Old 03-16-2017, 05:05 PM   #8
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Doing the St. Paddy's Day thing...

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Old 03-16-2017, 05:28 PM   #9
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Lookin' good and feelin' fine Steve.

I think I will oven braise our corn beef tomorrow, save the cooking juices and cook the veggies on Saturday. I think that should work ok. That way too, Dx can go straight for a reuben if that's what she would rather have, and I think she does.

For dinner tonight it's warmed up sloppy joes on slider buns. At various times we have called them Dollar buns, party rolls, and for some bizarro reason Turkey buns, though a turkey never came near them. Anyway, they is little and I had 3 Sloppies and a handful of grapes.
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Old 03-16-2017, 05:38 PM   #10
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I made bratwurst last weekend, from ground pork, pork fat and seasonings. We're having some of that for dinner tonight. I'll braise it in sauerkraut, beer, homemade grainy mustard and thyme from the garden, then brown it under the broiler. I'm also making hot German potato salad to go alongside.
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