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Old 02-25-2006, 06:19 PM   #11
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tenderstem broccoli is the stuff with little heads and longer, tender stems - I believe it was a variety grown via purple sprouting broccoli. Fine beans are the very thin, small, french beans. Crushed potatoes - just 'new' potatoes (at present they are from Egypt and Israel) which I do not peel, just scrub... boil until just tender - and then just 'crush' with a fork and add butter and salt/pepper - like first stage 'mashed' potatoes.
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Old 02-25-2006, 07:02 PM   #12
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We're having taco ring and tequitos.
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Old 02-25-2006, 07:06 PM   #13
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We had taco salad and I made an apple dessert from about 3 different recipes. I used about 5 cups of apples and mixed sugar, cinnamon and nutmeg with them. I then took a package of cake mix and mixed 1 stick of melted butter, 1/2 cup chopped nuts and 1/2 cup shredded coconut til I could press about half of the mixture in a baking dish. I then added the apples, then spread the rest of the cake mixture over and baked for about 45 minutes. It is delicious, even without ice cream.
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Old 02-25-2006, 07:54 PM   #14
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Either spaghetti with meatballs and sauce or meatball sandwiches. I have not made up my mind yet. I will be serving a tossed green salad on the side of whichever I decide to have.
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Old 02-25-2006, 09:08 PM   #15
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PeppA has the flu, so I made some Chicken Rice soup.
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Old 02-25-2006, 09:27 PM   #16
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The little one was wanting chicken selects from McD's (I am starting to maybe believe that hype that fast food is addictive), so I talked her into letting mommy make fried chicken, mashed potatoes/ gravy, and salad. And I snagged some shrimp cocktail to snack on later.
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Old 02-25-2006, 09:44 PM   #17
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It's 20F, but kids insisted on burgers on the grill and tator tots.
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Old 02-25-2006, 11:10 PM   #18
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This is what we had~
polenta on the bottom, even though you can't see it, topped with broiled ham, asparagus sauteed in evoo, garlic & red pepper flakes, provolone melted over all. Dessert is in the ice cream maker right now, giandua gelato.
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Old 02-26-2006, 01:14 AM   #19
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I made some Shrimp, Okra and Andouille Gumbo at work!!! YUM!!!
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Old 02-26-2006, 04:11 AM   #20
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Saturday night (last night for me) was smoked cod fish cakes (made with flaked smoked cod, mashed potatoes and parsley) on a bed of garlic spinach and slices boiled carrot with a anchovy and lemon juice/zest vinaigrette (lots of anchovy!).

Was delicious, I was particularly impressed by the vinaigrette I was not sure how it would turn out but I enjoyed that the most! Really enhanced the flavour of the fish cakes.
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