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Old 07-21-2016, 06:04 PM   #1
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Is your dinner Nice? Thur, July 21, 2016

Nicoise salad. Used all the oil out of the cans to make the dressing this time. Eyes bigger than plate again so Craig got the rest of my tuna and 2-3 egg pieces.


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Old 07-21-2016, 06:35 PM   #2
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Hmmm? Fresh produce is IN!! This is the only time of the year I would even remotely consider vegetarianism. Not. I'm too much of a carnivore. However, having said that...

Supper tonight included fresh homemade coleslaw, tomato wedges, cucumber spears, stuffed bell peppers, iced tea and, to finish off, chilled watermelon.

Except for the baked bell peppers, everything was nice and cold/cool. Good thing, too. We've had triple digit temperatures all week, with more coming. No predicted end until early next week.

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Old 07-21-2016, 06:37 PM   #3
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Family is here. All three sisters, and spouses, will be here for dinner tonight. Am having lasagna, of all things!, but that is what the cook had a hankering for. Also garlic bread, garden peas, and key lime pie for dessert. I am so happy to have my sisters' here.
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Old 07-21-2016, 06:43 PM   #4
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Medtran, looks really good.

Katie, your dinner sounds wonderful. I need to do something with my bell peppers tomorrow.

Not feeling great today, so we're ordering pizza.
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Old 07-21-2016, 06:52 PM   #5
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Looks good, Medtran!

Meat here. Sirloin Tip Roast, to be exact, and spicy chopped turnip greens with bacon and habanero. There was so much left I think I can safely say this will be Friday and Saturday's dinner, too!

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Old 07-21-2016, 07:30 PM   #6
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We just found out our neighbors are vegan. She brought us some empanadas last night with a sauce I want to steal for the dumpling challenge, although I could definitely steal all her recipes, never had vegan empanadas before and they were great!
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Old 07-21-2016, 07:51 PM   #7
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Nice dinners. And really nice photos, guys. We had smoked pork chops, pirogi, beet greens...
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Old 07-21-2016, 08:27 PM   #8
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It's too hot to cook here, so I can't decide if I want to wait till 10pm to make chicken caprese again, or just throw refried beans into the oven to heat up and have a couple tostadas instead.
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Old 07-21-2016, 08:32 PM   #9
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We had tacos tonight. I used the leftover pork from the other night and mixed up some taco seasoning.
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Old 07-21-2016, 08:36 PM   #10
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Outstanding plates tonight! I had a late afternoon Dr. appointment so we headed for the beach and had fish and chips/salad. Yummy..watching the waves and cooling off.

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