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Old 07-19-2008, 12:23 AM   #1
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Whatcha eatin', Saturday, July 19th, 2008?

since the aussies and kiwis are probably already into it, i'm starting the saturday "what's fer" thread. can't let them get too far ahead, you know.

so, what's fer dinner today?

i have to work until 4pm, so i'll probably grill some animal part when i get home. there's chicken breasts, tenders, and legs. and there's some pork chops in the fridge as well.
i'm hoping to be able to pick the first corn from my garden, and i saw a bunch of snap peas that were getting big, and fat, and crunchy.

i also bought some boneless beef short ribs, of which i was thinking of making them braised in red wine, and cooked with carrots, turnips, thyme, and parsley from the garden. i'll put it in the slow cooker, for dinner sunday or monday.


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Old 07-19-2008, 02:04 AM   #2
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looks like a feast is in store for your family.As for me,i still havent decided.its one of those lazy unhappening days for me,when u r bored to death and u dont wanna do anything at all,just sit back and watch tv or lie down in bed and read something.But thats just a dream for me with 2 small kids.lol.Well maybe i will eventually muster up courage to finally go into the kitchen,and cook some chicken and rice pilaff,with some tomato,onion and cucumber salad,and maybe some mashed turnips to eat with flat bread.
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Old 07-19-2008, 03:04 AM   #3
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*yawn* it's only been saturday for 3 minutes, so no thinking about tomorrow's dinner till at least 12 hours from now!
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Old 07-19-2008, 03:09 AM   #4
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since the aussies and kiwis are probably already into it, i'm starting the saturday "what's fer" thread. can't let them get too far ahead, you know.
Thank you Tom, that's very thoughtful of you, at the time of this post it's 5pm here and 7pm over there and I have absolutely no idea what we will be having for dinner. The two boys have gone fishing [again] and there's another Mackerel comp. on [again] up in the Whitsundays this time and the weather is absolutely perfect.
Rump steak or Bacon and Eggs or an Omelet or even Vegemite on toast are on the short list, nothing flash for us pair.
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Old 07-19-2008, 07:20 AM   #5
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On a nice sunny summer day I think ill grill up some BBQ pork steak.
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Old 07-19-2008, 08:09 AM   #6
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Grilled corn on the cob and country style ribs. And something else to round it out.
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Old 07-19-2008, 09:53 AM   #7
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why do I suddenly feel like Cracker Barrel?
dinner, who knows, gotta hit the lunch scene with a certain person first.
waiting waiting waiting..........................oh phooey, I can't wait!
sooooooooo excited!

tonight will be whatever restaurant I can get a cab to.
I'd love a salad Nicoise
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Old 07-19-2008, 10:35 AM   #8
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Turkey burgers stuffed with cheese and black olives smoked on the Big green egg and roasted fries.
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Old 07-19-2008, 11:04 AM   #9
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It is very hot and humid here so I am planning on a cold salad platter with all the fixings. Salmon, eggs, green beans, beets, chick peas, cukes, tomato, peas, potato and of course some green lettuce. Crusty bread and strawberry sundaes for dessert.
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Old 07-19-2008, 11:53 AM   #10
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either going to smoke some ribs and try a new sauce that i have been
wanting to make ..
or going to try my hand at grilling a pizza ...
need to figure it out soon ..

going with the baby back ribs .. with a caribbean sauce on it ..
and some roasted red potatoes ..
corn on the cob ..
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