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Old 05-30-2008, 11:18 AM   #11
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My boyfriend was supposed to come over for dinner, but he ended up having to work, soo....I splurged on a delicious steak while grocery shopping this afternoon. I'm planning on grilling it, and serving it with mixed salad greens, potato wedges & a glass of good red wine. Dessert will be fresh strawberries with balsamic vinegar.
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Old 05-30-2008, 11:19 AM   #12
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My boyfriend was supposed to come over for dinner, but he ended up having to work, soo....instead I splurged on a delicious steak while grocery shopping this afternoon. I'm planning on grilling it, and serving it with mixed salad greens, potato wedges & a glass of good red wine. Dessert will be fresh strawberries with balsamic vinegar.
.............and what time 'is' dinner?
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Old 05-30-2008, 11:22 AM   #13
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After cooking all day yesterday for company, tonight is an evening out. One of our nicest local restaurants is running a Friday special (it is low season here and few tourists) of Dorado (Mahi-Mahi) dinner, including tortilla soup or salad, rice and vegetables, the fish cooked any way you like it (al gusto) and coconut flan for dessert for only 100 pesos (about $10 USD). We're meeting some friends there and plan to enjoy.
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Old 05-30-2008, 11:47 AM   #14
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Vera! Eggs on a pizza? Tell us more. I'm intrigued...........
One of the more comforting dinners I recall from when I was a kid was a saucepan of marinara sauce that my mom simmered vegetables in. About 5 minutes before we'd eat, she crack a few eggs into the simmering sauce and let them poach in the gravy. She'd serve that over rice or pasta. About a year ago, Lou and I dined at Osteria in Philadelphia (it's practically impossible to get a table there, now). It's a very upscale chic type of Italian bistro. One of the specials that night was a pizza that had an egg sitting right in the middle. It's an amazing flavour combination. It's all about the spicy sauce and the loose egg yolk.
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Old 05-30-2008, 11:57 AM   #15
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Oh that does sound good. I'm going to try it. Bet DH would love it. Thanks!
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Old 05-30-2008, 01:24 PM   #16
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.............and what time 'is' dinner?
Ah, er, about half an hour ago *laughs*. I'm on GMT+1, so it's 7.30 pm here :). The steak was to die for, but since this was the first time I made potato wedges (only having eaten them on holiday in Australia a few years ago before), they were nice, but...needing practise *G*.
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Old 05-30-2008, 02:35 PM   #17
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Something simple tonight. Hamburgers, mashed potatoes, gravy, and some other veggie.
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Old 05-30-2008, 02:42 PM   #18
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Suppose to storm tonight - (hate being in a RV during a storm) !!!
Tonight will be pizza and may make a salad.
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Old 05-30-2008, 02:54 PM   #19
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Tonight is my last dinner for my current border Even though it was sometimes difficult to keep up to his plain meat and potatoes diet, after 10 months I am realy going to miss him. Though I start right in tomorrow with a new one!

Anyway, I whipped up a batch of very special perogies with a potato, bacon, riccotta and cheddar filling and will do my usual onion butter sauce. We will have smokies with it and since I made the molten chocolate cake yesterday, I have an apple crisp in mind for tonight.
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Ah, er, about half an hour ago *laughs*. I'm on GMT+1, so it's 7.30 pm here :). The steak was to die for, but since this was the first time I made potato wedges (only having eaten them on holiday in Australia a few years ago before), they were nice, but...needing practise *G*.
Did you bake or deep fry the wedges? I have found that if you parboil the wedges first just until the edges start to "crumble", then dry them on paper towels and cool a little they work very well. For deep frying I just put them in the oil (but make sure they are very dry) and for baking I toss them in some olive oil, salt, pepper and herbs (I love thyme and Rosemary). Hope this helps.
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