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Old 02-01-2007, 10:21 AM   #1
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Dinner - Thursday 1st February, 2007

Well, if yesterday was the last of February today is a new beginning!

Today I have defrosted some beef mince, and put it in a pan with chopped carrots, onion, fresh tomato, garlic, a bit of pesto (the scrapings of a jar), a little beef stock, a whole shoal of anchovies and cooked the whole lot and now have topped with sliced potato on top of which I am thinking of putting a little cheese and bread crumbs. Goodness knows what it will taste like (think the potato will get to dry, all though the meat is juicy!) but it smells good and I'm running down supplies!

Not a brilliant transition into DH's pudding, which I think will be pineapple fritters, with some Vin Santo icecream I want to get out of the freezer.

Edited to add: supper was actually delicious, despite my misgivings, and, as part of my plan to use turkey more often I'll try it again soon with turkey instead of beef.


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Old 02-01-2007, 10:52 AM   #2
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yesterday was the last of January

We will have Rouladen today, together with Spaetzle and red cabbage ;o)
we invited some friends for dinner.. they should arrive soon ;o)

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Old 02-01-2007, 10:56 AM   #3
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Chinese Chicken Curry with Chop suey (extra mushrooms).

EDITED to add: my recipe`s Here; Chinese style Curry (experiment)
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Old 02-01-2007, 11:01 AM   #4
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Thanks Cara, thinking with half my brain again...of course January..I'm blushing now!
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Old 02-01-2007, 11:02 AM   #5
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Chinese cold sesame noodles w/ salmon and sauteed greens. yum!
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Old 02-01-2007, 11:06 AM   #6
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I'm not sure yet. I'm leaning towards homemade pizza as I've never attempted this before but I might wait till the weekend to do this. If not then I'll probably attempt another dish I've never tried making before as I'm feeling in a creative mood.
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Old 02-01-2007, 11:18 AM   #7
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I got called in to work tonight so I'll be leaving coq au vin in the oven for my family. (Got to go find that recipe now) I just whipped up some oatmeal chocolate chip cookies and I'm contemplating taking an orange cornmeal pound cake to work for a coworkers last night. Whoo! Look at me go! I had a good sleep last night!
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Old 02-01-2007, 11:21 AM   #8
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undecided. got chix, so may thaw that, cook accompainants, then a stock.
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Old 02-01-2007, 12:04 PM   #9
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Panko-breaded talapia, corn casserole and green salad. Should be something like soup or stew since it really looks like winter here today.
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Old 02-01-2007, 12:47 PM   #10
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....and here I thought that I started the thread for yesterday all wrong

DH took me to dinner last night instead of coming home and cooking, ok by me.

Recipes : Dad's Meatloaf with Tomato Relish : Food Network
I think I may attempt this for tonight. If not, Sizzlin's goulash will be on the table. I have those ingreds but not for the meatloaf, feeling under the weather may dictate which one I do, go shopping or stay warm inside.
Ond of thesd days, I really must tackle the fear of meatloaf.

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