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Old 08-28-2014, 01:28 PM   #1
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Dinner Thurs. Aug. 28, '14

Thought I'd give this an early start.

We're having pan seared loin lamb chops seasoned with Herbs de Provence, oven roasted asparagus, and my rice pilaf. Half cup of jasmine rice, half cup of orzo, browned in butter and oil. I add sliced shallots, chopped mushrooms to the saute', and then a handful of golden raisins, with two cups of rich chicken broth and one tablespoon of curry powder. Simmered for 15 min on low, fluffed, and add some toasted slivered almonds to the mix. Very tasty.
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Old 08-28-2014, 02:04 PM   #2
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I'm grilling some chicken thighs. I'll make a cup of rice pilaf and a veggie to go with it. Not sure if I'll do a salad or green beans.
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Old 08-28-2014, 03:09 PM   #3
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I'll be having a tostada on a crispy fried corn tortilla with the last of the refried beans, topped with shredded lettuce, homemade pico de gallo, chopped avocado, queso fresco, and cilantro. A dollop of sour cream on top.
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Old 08-28-2014, 03:19 PM   #4
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I think I'll make what Cheryl's having, got some leftover taco meat to use up.
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Old 08-28-2014, 06:47 PM   #5
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We had beef stew and a nice lettuce salad with our home grown green onions, cucumbers and tomatos sliced into it.
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Old 08-28-2014, 06:50 PM   #6
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Nada here. Not hungry. I was on site today--I'm knackered--despite taking the back roads, I still encountered yet MORE road construction so it took longer to get there and back. At least I didn't have to deal with City traffic. The fuses on the stove blew last night when I went to roast the bones in the oven to make stock from Conrad's bones. Actually, the oven element failed and caught on fire. Once I had that under control, it was 2:00 a.m. Tonight I'm too tired to deal with that tonight, just hoping I don't have to swap out the stove for the "back up" one that is in the barn. I am not hungry enough to drag out the electric frying pan or electric griddle. I see a glass (or two) of wine in my future tonight in lieu of cooking something once the girls go to bed and I can call it a day.
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Old 08-28-2014, 07:55 PM   #7
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This was not a great day for me so I'm not up to cooking tonight. DH just left to pick up a pizza from our neighborhood pizza joint. Great stuff. The owner has the best New York Italian accent
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Old 08-28-2014, 07:59 PM   #8
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Beans and greens with a cucumber salad on the side.
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Old 08-28-2014, 08:14 PM   #9
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I had lots of leftover things in the fridge - smoked salmon, green onions, bits of cheese, etc. - and so I made up a macaroni & cheese dish of sorts. It actually came out really good.

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I cut up a duck today and put most of it in the slow cooker this morning to make confit in order to make up a batch of rilettes tomorrow. I saved the breast for tonight's dinner. Marinated it in ginger, garlic, 5 spice powder. Fried up and served with a balsamic reduction drizzle, all served on a bed of couscous.
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