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Old 04-14-2018, 05:41 PM   #1
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Saturday, April 14th!

Was wondering if anyone survived Friday the 13th! Sure hope so...

I managed to and so this is what I finally did with those humongous mussels.

Curried Mussels in Coconut Milk with Sweet Potatoes served on rice (sorry forgot the pic with rice).

Everything came together perfectly - rice finished as the mussels opened - couldn't have asked for more.
and that's shaved radish with cilantro sprinkled on top

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Old 04-14-2018, 05:43 PM   #2
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Replay of last nights chicken soup.
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Old 04-14-2018, 06:08 PM   #3
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That's one really beautiful plate Dragon! What does that amount of mussels weigh?

We're having Italian sausage Bolillo rolls with / grilled green&red bell pepper/onion/melted Motz cheese with a little sauce.
Salads on the side.
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Old 04-14-2018, 06:29 PM   #4
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We had loaded baked potatoes.
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The mussels weighed in at just a tad over 1 pound. What is actually on the plate is about maybe 90% of that. But not to worry 'the ol' gut guzzler' here managed to eat the rest of them with some more rice. I was stuffed and won't be hungry for a while! (no salad, no dessert)

I've often seen recipes for grilled/skewered mussels only the sizes were just not right. Now that I have found these (and I hope it wasn't just a fluke per the size) grilling sounds like a definite possibility! Groan... I'm drooling just thinking about them.

do you and DH like curry? I'll post the recipe if you'd like.
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Old 04-14-2018, 06:51 PM   #6
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Congrats Dragn, that's a gorgeous lookin' dish!

We are going to have grilled Steak Frites with a side salad.

It FINALLY stopped blowing like a Banshee here and it's warmed up to a lovely 70⁰F... DH and I have been out back in our bathing suits, catching some rays. Funny, when we lived in Hawaii, if it got below 70⁰F, everyone was freezing to death, bundled up like Nanook of the North.
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We had loaded baked potatoes.
Thank You!!!

I could not think what I wanted for supper, and then I read your post. I immediately went to the kitchen and put a spud in the oven.

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Replay of last nights Vegetable Beef Soup.

Romaine salad, sliced olives, sliced radish, blue cheese dressing.
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We never had the stuffed pork chops the other night so that was to night's dinner.

Thick cut loin pork chops stuffed with a spinach and feta stuffing and a side of salad.
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The mussels weighed in at just a tad over 1 pound. What is actually on the plate is about maybe 90% of that. But not to worry 'the ol' gut guzzler' here managed to eat the rest of them with some more rice. I was stuffed and won't be hungry for a while! (no salad, no dessert)

I've often seen recipes for grilled/skewered mussels only the sizes were just not right. Now that I have found these (and I hope it wasn't just a fluke per the size) grilling sounds like a definite possibility! Groan... I'm drooling just thinking about them.

do you and DH like curry? I'll post the recipe if you'd like.
Thanks Dragon, that gives me an eyeball guess on a portion for a plate.
Actually, we don't like Indian curry, but we do enjoy Asian.
I'm sure others would enjoy your recipe so yes, please post it and thanks.
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