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Old 04-17-2009, 07:11 AM   #1
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What is for Dinner this Friday, April 17th, 2009?

It's early here.. just after 4 am, but I'm awake.

I'm making TNT Easy and Fast Chili, using very lean ground beef. With that, cornbread (from the freezer and for me) and crackers (I found Parmesan-Garlic Triscuits crackers, and they are awesome! They are for Mark ...a few with his chili. They are whole wheat, so a few won't matter, I don't think).

To start things off... tossed salads... Iceberg/spinach mix with carrot and celery... Italian dressing.

What are you having on this TGIF?

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Old 04-17-2009, 08:35 AM   #2
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I felt like I was coming down with a cold so spent most of yesterday sleeping.......no Singapore rice noodles, so will make it tonight.
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Old 04-17-2009, 08:40 AM   #3
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I'm home alone tonight since DH has class. I'll probably warm up some of the chicken joes we had the other day.
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Old 04-17-2009, 10:32 AM   #4
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Pasta of some kind with tomatoes and garlic and grated Parmigiana Reggiano. ( I don't like to cook on Friday nights, and this requires minimal effort.)
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Old 04-17-2009, 10:41 AM   #5
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leftover pork loin, applesauce (chunky - made w/ roast), mashed potatoes & something green
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Old 04-17-2009, 10:53 AM   #6
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Having a pork tenderloin with ginger and orange marmalade glaze and sauted apple rings, white rice with onions and a little garlic, found some cardoni will par boil then bread and fry,green salad, rolls, dessert, blackberry cobbler and ice cream.
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Old 04-17-2009, 11:22 AM   #7
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Hmmm two for pork. I was thinking pork myself. I;ll see. Tonight is our first night home together as a family in a week so I'd like us to have something nice to finish the week off right. I know for sure I'm making a lemon pie for dessert. We have someone stopping by tonight so I need something to serve. I think maybe a pork roast would be nice. Shopping time!
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Old 04-17-2009, 12:04 PM   #8
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No real dinner today, recovering from a bad bout of diverticulitis , have to eat lightly , broths, jello, etc. Can't cook anyway while in severe pain.
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Old 04-17-2009, 12:30 PM   #9
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Here is what the three of us are having. Herbed chicken in a rich sauce of Italian sausage, onions, and sweet red peppers. With that I love croissants and green beans almondine. For desert it has to be something chocolate with whipped cream. I love real whipped cream.
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Old 04-17-2009, 01:52 PM   #10
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'mo meat today. i plated new york strip, roasted shallot whipped taters, & roasted root veggies for presentation & critiqueing, then glopped on the food..... a grilled portabello, a piece of artichoke, a slice of a grilled meat that resembled flank, Chef said it was something else, a sliver of meatloaf, garlic spinach, oven-roasted tomato slice, oblique carrot. snacked on fries & roasted baby potatoes while we cooked.

we also cooked the pittsburgh-rare medallions, burgers, 6 roasts, & liver/bacon/caramelized onions.
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