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Old 01-09-2012, 11:21 AM   #1
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Monday Jan 9th - What's For Dinner?

Our daughter heads back to school tomorrow, so she requested her favorite dinner for tonight: Salisbury Steak.

Yes, I know it's a hackneyed old 1960's dish, but I made it for her once a long time ago and she now requests it on birthdays and other "special occasions".

The way I make it is a far cry from the old TV dinner staple. I start with a good quality ribeye and some boneless short ribs. Then I chop up the meat in the food processor, add worcestershire, eggs, bread crumbs, garlic, mushrooms, and onions. The steaks are simmered in beef mushroom gravy and served over toast - with grated Swiss cheese on top.

I get hungry just talking about it!


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Old 01-09-2012, 11:44 AM   #2
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Making use of what we've got in as our current money situation isn't great.
I'm cooking Quorn chicken style pieces (my Quorn addiction continues!) with onions and mushrooms, in a smoked paprika sauce. Serving a salad for me, and mum and her hubby want chips.
So basically making a meal out of a handful of ingredients. Quorn, onions, mushrooms, smoked paprika, tomato puree, and stock. Cheap, filling and really tasty :)

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Old 01-09-2012, 11:49 AM   #3
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I got some boneless lamb leg at a really good price yesterday and cubed it up for a couple of meals. One will be tonight's lamb and okra stew with tomato. I serve this with rice.
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Old 01-09-2012, 12:58 PM   #4
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Originally Posted by Andy M. View Post
I got some boneless lamb leg at a really good price...
I wish I could find lamb for a good price here. I thought it might go down in price after Christmas, but no, it still seems to be right around $12-14 a pound. The small roasts I looked at today in the store were around $40 on average. Yikes.

I might have to wait until spring, when I can get it direct from the farm for about $4 a pound.
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Old 01-09-2012, 01:21 PM   #5
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Some kind of pasta recipe from a mgazine, and a green salad.
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Old 01-09-2012, 02:35 PM   #6
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Beef over rice. It's a dish I used to eat at my grandparents when I visited. I don't make it quite as good as my gram did, but I like it.
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Old 01-09-2012, 02:37 PM   #7
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I've got some cucumbers left over from last night's dinner, so tonight I'll have them with some Kogi BBQ pulled pork in soft tacos.
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Old 01-09-2012, 02:44 PM   #8
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That picture is soooooooo pretty Andy! Would you share the recipe please?

I have another whole chicken in the fridge that should be cooked today and it doesn't inspire me.
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Old 01-09-2012, 02:55 PM   #9
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I have 2 dinner plans at the moment and haven't really decided which yet. I have gone back and forth twice so far. So now I will wait till everyone is home at the same time and get a vote and then there will still be someone unhappy.
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Old 01-09-2012, 03:15 PM   #10
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roast beef and provolone with calif. green chilies, sandwich. using 80 calorie italian bread. got lots of fruit for dessert. with a little light cool whip. want whipped cream but not on diet.

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