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Old 01-02-2007, 07:01 AM   #31
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Sauteed some tilapia filets, deglazed with white wine. Couscous and brussels sprouts (my husband's favorite veggie).

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Old 01-02-2007, 09:56 AM   #32
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We had some friends over last nite to celebrate New Year's Day. Appetizers included smoked salmon, jarlesberg and jack cheese slices w/salemetti slices, toasted baguette slices topped w/parmesan and green onions, and champagne..For our dinner, I made herb standing rib pork roast with garlic herb and mushroom gravy, fresh carrots w/butter and fennel, bib and romaine lettuce salad w/fresh cherry tomatoes, sliced fresh mushrooms, sliced avocados, served with a honey mustard and poppy seed dressing oil and vinegar dressing, red potatoes sauteed w/butter and fresh Italian parsley, french bread served w/butter..complemented with a bottle of Boeger cabernet wine...for dessert mint chocolate brownies w/walnuts

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Old 01-02-2007, 11:09 AM   #33
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we had asian, but not sushi or thai as i'd expected. just plain old take out chinese. we order a boatload for just the 3 of us, though, sharing everything.

shrimp rolls, wontaugh soup (just joshing lawn guylanders), boneless bbq spare ribs, bean curd and mixed chinese veggies, shredded szechuan beef, chicken and broccoli in garlic sauce, and kung po chicken.
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Old 01-02-2007, 01:07 PM   #34
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My Hoppin John is similar but with the addition of ham and some other seasonings. It's a traditional New Years Day/good luck dish.
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Old 01-02-2007, 03:24 PM   #35
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I grilled a nice ribeye steak approx 1 3/4" thick, rubbed down with olive oil and Montreal steak seasoning, grilled 3 mins per side, topped with sauteed onions, mushrooms and roasted mixed peppers. Side was basmatti rice cooked in chicken stock, flavored with garlic powder and a bit of yellow curry powder.

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