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Old 02-14-2005, 12:41 PM   #21
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Lugaru, I'd be happy to leave my chicken & rice stew with hubby & join you for dinner! That sounds really good!!
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Old 02-14-2005, 01:02 PM   #22
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no one to cook for :( last year was memorable though
Likewise it's my first solo valentines day in a WHILE (even the roomies are out) so Im making a specialty of mine that will help me forget my romantic woes and get some fire back into my heart... CHIPOTLE MEATBALLS. This, with lot's of potatoes, some soft boiled eggs and so on served over rice. Well, gonna get started on the prep right now!
And did you think you could just post that without offering the recipe?? I think NOT (oh, that was my ever-so-kind way of asking for the recipe)
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no one to cook for :( last year was memorable though
Likewise it's my first solo valentines day in a WHILE (even the roomies are out) so Im making a specialty of mine that will help me forget my romantic woes and get some fire back into my heart... CHIPOTLE MEATBALLS. This, with lot's of potatoes, some soft boiled eggs and so on served over rice. Well, gonna get started on the prep right now!
And did you think you could just post that without offering the recipe?? I think NOT (oh, that was my ever-so-kind way of asking for the recipe)
Im gonna figure out the proportions while I cook this and post it under beef in about an hour. (I would normally put it under ethnic but every one eats chipotle in the US now). That way no one has to leave any one
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Thanks!!!
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Here's what I'm doing for dessert - but there's a question with it - can anyone help?? Chocolate Cobbler
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I wish there were a golden rule! If there is one I don't know it. But it does depend on the size of the ramekins you're planning on using. Are you thinking 8 oz ones? Depending on the size of the ramekins, I'd start checking at 20 minutes and I'd guesstimate that your total bake time will be 30-40, tops.

Have you made this recipe before? I'm thinking that if you have, you'll be able to know what you're watching for in terms of doneness (when the cake is "firm", per your recipe).

This sounds delish--I'm copying and pasting, too!
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Orange glazed ham
mashed ginger sweet potatoes
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Old 02-14-2005, 01:20 PM   #28
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Thanks for the tips PA - no, I've never made this recipe - I know they say you can't use the toothpick method to check doneness but I'm sure I can be careful and check the cake part anyway. Rainee said the same thing you did - I'll be checking at about 20 minutes to see how things are progressing.

Yes, the ramekins will be 8 oz. ramekins. I've got a bunch but I just don't know if I want to make ALL of it that way.
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OK, everything is as follows:

Tuna Tartare
GB's Greek Cucumber Salad with a lettuce mix for our salad
Wildfire Horseradish Crusted Pork Chops
Dauphinoise
Kansasgirl's Peas with Rosemary and Pine Nuts
Chocolate Cobbler

Will probably start with Champagne
Buttery chardonnay with dinner
Red dessert sparkling wine with dessert or red sparkling wine that is not a dessert wine - can't decide yet.
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no one to cook for :( last year was memorable though
Likewise it's my first solo valentines day in a WHILE (even the roomies are out) so Im making a specialty of mine that will help me forget my romantic woes and get some fire back into my heart... CHIPOTLE MEATBALLS. This, with lot's of potatoes, some soft boiled eggs and so on served over rice. Well, gonna get started on the prep right now!
And did you think you could just post that without offering the recipe?? I think NOT (oh, that was my ever-so-kind way of asking for the recipe)
Im gonna figure out the proportions while I cook this and post it under beef in about an hour. (I would normally put it under ethnic but every one eats chipotle in the US now). That way no one has to leave any one
Lugaru, I'm looking forward to that recipe too!
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