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Old 01-31-2006, 12:10 PM   #1
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Dinner today..31/1?

What are you planning for dinner today? I'm doing rib eye steaks with garlic parsley butter, I bought a celery root and I'm going to try this salad, you slice the root after peeling into matchstick size slices, dice red apples and granny smith apples, toasted wlanut pieces and dress with a mix of sour cream,mayo, plain yogurt and a little white truffle oil,. Twice baked potatoes, green beans with garlic,butter and bacon..rolls and an apple tart.

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Old 01-31-2006, 12:13 PM   #2
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You guys talked about Greek so much last week that ya put me in the mood for gyros.
I have some frozen left over leg of lamb in the freezer. I'm going to go buy some Greek pita bread and slice some onions and tomatoes up.

We're still planning the big Greek dinner for Saturday. WIsh you could all come.
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DD has basketball tonight so I only have an hour to get dinner made and eaten: I have one pre cooked turkey leg and half a breast thawing in the fridge. I will make mashed potatos, then just open a can of gravy and a can of cranberry sauce. Then throw together a salad. Nothing special tonight. The rest of the week should be better.
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Old 01-31-2006, 12:33 PM   #4
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Trying to decide whether to defrost a chicken and roast it, or a pork roast. I'd better decide soon though or we won't be eating til LATE.
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Old 01-31-2006, 01:24 PM   #5
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Trying to decide whether to defrost a chicken and roast it, or a pork roast. I'd better decide soon though or we won't be eating til LATE.

I say .
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Old 01-31-2006, 01:27 PM   #6
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I think I'm going have a Pizza and Pasta night tonight.
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Old 01-31-2006, 01:51 PM   #7
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If I'm lucky tonight, we might go to my favorite restaurant "España". The menu truly roams around the Mediterranean Sea with choices like French onion soup, Gaspacho Andalusia, classic Greek salad, Seafood Barcelona, Paella, Moroccan Sasndwich, Chicken Milanesa and Pasta Primavera. I can't wait.
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Simple, but yummy . . . . Grilled Italian Chicken, rice and veggies.

The chicken is marinated in Italian dressing, and grilled on my George Foreman grill. Regular ol' rice, with soy sauce (my main preference on rice). Veggies will be corn, mixed or grean beans. Not sure yet.

Thinking about starting to marinate/coat the buffalo wings tonight for Sunday's Big Game!
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Old 01-31-2006, 03:07 PM   #9
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Homemade garden tomato soup that I put up this summer and patty melts.

Alix (and Ken), if you want a good and easy roast chicken recipe, one of my favorite's is ABJcooking's:

Roasted Chicken with Balsamic Vinaigrette

1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
2T. Dijon mustard
2T. fresh lemon juice
2 garlic cloves, chopped
2T. olive oil
salt and pepper
1 (4lb.) whole chicken, cut into pieces
1/2 cup low-salt chicken broth (I used homemade)
1t. lemon zest
1T. chopped fresh parsley leaves for garnish

Whisk the vinegar, mustard, lemon juice, garlic, olive oil, salt, and pepper in small bowl to blend. Combine the vinaigrette and chicken pieces in large resealable plastic bag; seal the bag and toss to coat. Refrigerate, turning the chicken pieces occasionally, for at least 2 hours and up to 1 day.

Preheat the oven to 400. Remove chicken from the bag and arrange the chicken pieces on a large greased baking dish. Roast until the chicken is just cooked through, about 1 hour. If your chicken browns too quickly, cover it with foil for the remaining cooking time. Transfer the chicken to a serving platter. Place the baking dish on a burner over medium-low heat. Whisk the chicken broth into the pan drippings, scraping up any browned bits on the bottom of the baking sheet with a wooden spoon and mixing them into the broth and pan drippings. Drizzle the pan drippings over the chicken. Sprinkle the lemon zest and parsley over the chicken and serve.
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Old 01-31-2006, 05:55 PM   #10
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Roasted Chicken with Balsamic Vinaigrette


"Alix (and Ken), if you want a good and easy roast chicken recipe, one of my favorite's is ABJcooking's:"

That is one of my favorite recipes also, wish I could take credit for it, but it is from Everyday Italian. It's amazing how some of the simplest ingredients can create some of the best results.

I'm too tired to cook so I'm just heating up some bagle bites.
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