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Old 05-09-2008, 11:18 PM   #1
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Question What are you going to cook on Mother's Day?

Generally I cook both lunch and dinner for my mom and surprise her with a small gift. My gift is ready. Just thinking on what I can cook specially for her. surely something Indian. Which cusine are you going to surprise her with?


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Old 05-10-2008, 05:24 AM   #2
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My lasagna's.

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Old 05-10-2008, 06:43 AM   #3
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Oven-baked chicken wings. We both love them. No cutlery allowed.

Taking her to breakfast Monday morning (my day off).

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Old 05-10-2008, 06:44 AM   #4
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This weekend is a busy one, niece's babyshower and then mothers day.
First off The gift I was going to get my mom she ended up buying it before me.
So lastweekend I made chicken enchildlas and key lime pie and called her saturday and told not to make dinner I will be out with it,
She was so happy and enjoyed and said that was a good idea having it. I made enough so that she could have some the next day for lunch or dinner the next day. It was a nice quite dinner with my folks.
I also have to mention that prior to that my dad 81 yrs was taken to hospital with 105 temp and with pnemunia in Lft lung- came Home same day and recovery fine so dinner was great.
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Old 05-10-2008, 08:13 AM   #5
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DW wanted something simple & easy...she suggested Shrimp Po-Boys...So I have fresh Gulf Swimps, and will have fresh Gambino's bread...It's also her birthday so DD will bring cake...
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Old 05-10-2008, 09:09 AM   #6
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I'm cooking for myself and the sleeper (hubby) always sleeping.
Either Eye Round or something else, depends what I feel like cooking.
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Old 05-10-2008, 10:36 AM   #7
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I let her get the groceries, and looks like she wants more Thai again. All these years it took her to get me to try new foods, and now I am the one trying to push her onto other things LOL.
Looks like a Thai soup and salad to start (still working on the details of those), I got two ribeyes being done with a Thai BBQ marinade, a whole fish to be gutted, scored, and fried in some seasonings and hot oils I got (still going over the method, it is from the Thai restaurant we like but they do it in green curry (hot hot hot) and I want to tone it down to something more fragrant and milder), and not sure on dessert yet. I will probably also make some Pad See Ew and Panang so the kids can participate.
I don't think dinner out or a cruise will happen (came up goose eggs on the babysitter), so I will get the day spa and she can go on her next day off.
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Old 05-10-2008, 11:50 AM   #8
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We're having this chicken dish I saw prepared on Martha Stewart in March. Looked soooo good had to make it. Not sure what else. I'll just see what moves me when it's time to cook.
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Old 05-10-2008, 12:37 PM   #9
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We are probably going to DH's parents tomorrow to drop off our gift - a potted plant and an orange chiffon cake I have baking right now (will have lemon curd filling and white chocolate cream cheese frosting). They have been invited to DH's brother's for dinner....but we haven't!
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Old 05-10-2008, 12:40 PM   #10
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.......yikes, Laurie. Good luck with that.

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