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Old 06-26-2015, 05:58 PM   #11
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And "thanks to our container garden" tonight!

Wilted cucumbers, a big bowl of three different kinds of cherry and grape tomatoes, grilled eggplant and, from the market, grilled steaks. Iced tea to wash it down. Lemon pudding with whipped cream and slivered almonds for dessert.

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Old 06-26-2015, 06:50 PM   #12
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I ended up with oven roasted chicken with a little bbq sauce, green beans and shallots, and parslied potatoes with garlic and butter. Could only eat one chicken thigh, the other one will be for tomorrow. 'twas good - I'm stuffed.
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Old 06-26-2015, 07:54 PM   #13
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I'm making adobo sirloin strip steaks, pasta salad for dinner. Thanks, AllenOK

Adobo Sirloin

I have to recommend this recipe from AllenOK. For reasons that escape me, I haven't made it for a few years. I had fogotten how tasty it isl

Give it a try.
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Old 06-27-2015, 01:43 AM   #14
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I grocery shopped today, so it was leftovers - the LAST of the leftovers. I did make new salads to go with, though. Starting tomorrow, I get to make new leftovers.
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Old 06-27-2015, 06:28 AM   #15
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It was chicken cacciatore at this house last night, with a vegetarian version for the husband. And more peanut butter cookies for dessert.
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Old 06-27-2015, 09:44 AM   #16
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We ended up at Busch Gardens and ate a bit at their Food and Wine Festival. Had jerk chicken with mango salsa and chocolate hazelnut banana crepes. Listened to our boy's trio play twice and came home. We were so tired, hot and sweaty we stopped at Zaxby's on the way home and picked up 2 of their salads.
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Old 06-27-2015, 12:30 PM   #17
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We went to a friend's house for supper. The wife of the couple has Parkinson's, so she wanted to keep it simple. She never knows how much she will be able to do. It was a joint effort with her husband. I helped chop vegis for the very large salad. It was a roasted, grain fed chicken seasoned with parsley, sage, rosemary, and thyme. It was really, really good.

Oops, I nearly forgot to mention the very tasty, roasted, seasoned, potato wedges.
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Old 06-27-2015, 02:01 PM   #18
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I get the night off DH called and asked if I wanted to see Jurassic World at our local dinner theater. Love that place. They serve food and drinks right at your table and it's in a beautifully restored historic building: Commodore Theatre - Portsmouth, VA
It was a really fun evening. I've heard better dialogue, but the movie was exciting and I had to keep reminding myself to breathe

Here's a pic of our appetizer - a fruit and cheese plate. DH had fish and chips and I had a beef barbecue sandwich - no pics because the show had started
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Old 06-27-2015, 05:18 PM   #19
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Thanks for the report GG...fun!

Last night with our oversize artichokes I served this. It's quite good and I've used it before, but this time I added crisp fried bacon with shallots on the top.

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Old 06-27-2015, 05:36 PM   #20
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Your appetizer looks great, GG - glad you had a nice time.

Kay, I'm adding that mushroom ravioli to my TJ's list.

Beth...how was the crockpot elk roast? If I remember right, that's how my ex liked to do ours, decades ago. We loved it.

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