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Old 02-08-2007, 03:08 PM   #21
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It is 12Noon here and I have a dentist appointment at 5PM today. I have no idea what I will be in the mood for dinner - it may be something at home or I might just go out to dinner.
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Old 02-08-2007, 04:59 PM   #22
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Well, I am supposed to have the day off. I thought I was going to get called in, but it looks like I'm home for the day. We just decided on Veal Scalloppini with Fettucine Alfredo. Not sure about the veg.
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Old 02-08-2007, 05:12 PM   #23
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need help with this

lulu's chicken and mushroom pie sounds really good to me, but alas, no mushrooms here.

Have unbaked pie shells in freezer. Two bone-in chix breasts thawing.

would this work for an open-faced pie?
boil and shred chix
saute diced onion/celery/carrot
make bechamel or open can o' mushroom soup
more liquid? have a little white wine that might taste good
spices? (have most kinds)
bread crumb-type topping? or cheese? (have both)

am I baking the shell first?
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Old 02-08-2007, 05:54 PM   #24
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Sounds good mudbug. I made the same sort of pie yesterday. I just put all the pie filling in the glass baking dish, then topped it with the thawed (raw) pie crust and baked it. Came out great. I used a white sauce (roux first) and then chicken broth, milk (or cream if you prefer), dont have the exact recipe in front of me, but I think you get the idea.

Making chicken buritos for us tonight.
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Old 02-08-2007, 05:59 PM   #25
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thanks, amber! got the chicken boiliing away and was starting to worry a little about what to do next. No cream here, but I do have chix broth (I think, have to run down to the basement to check).

what did you use for seasonings?
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Old 02-08-2007, 06:14 PM   #26
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I have a package of ground beef in the fridge that Kim bought Monday, so it must be used. I'm considering a batch of Texas More.
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Old 02-08-2007, 06:14 PM   #27
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Went to the market and found some nice looking seabass so I'm broiling that with a chimichurri sauce, mussles in a leek, garlic white wine sauce, some homemade french bread and sugar snap peas, red bell pepper and carrot. Can't wait till the temp get back to 20 degrees so I can start grilling again. It's currently about 1 degree outside now. It's been over a week.

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Old 02-08-2007, 06:15 PM   #28
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thanks, amber! got the chicken boiliing away and was starting to worry a little about what to do next. No cream here, but I do have chix broth (I think, have to run down to the basement to check).

what did you use for seasonings?
Add a wee bit of bourbon....Hush now!!
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Old 02-08-2007, 06:20 PM   #29
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can do, Uncle Bob. Like peanut butter, it's always in da house.
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well,hubby is away working,daughter # 2 is taking jake to her work-Bubba baloos-it's got tunnels,ball pits,games,get tickets to buy things...he will have a blast.So I'm thinking of taking the night off and do nothing.
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