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Old 04-01-2007, 12:23 AM   #1
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Question What's cookin' on Sunday, April 1st?

I have the ingredients to make Chinese pepper steak served over white rice. But I was also thinking about making chicken fried steak, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, and applesauce. The second meal ideas sounds very comforting. It reminds me of visiting my grandmother. When my family used to visit she would make fried chicken, mashed potatoes and gravy, a vegetable, biscuits, and apple pie for dessert. If we spent the night she would make pancakes or cinnamon rolls for breakfast.

What are you having for dinner or baking on Sunday?


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Old 04-01-2007, 12:53 AM   #2
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Sierra, where've you been? Or did I miss something?

Don't know what's for dinner. Have a loooong rehearsal tonight that is done at 8. Maybe I'll grab something in town.

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Old 04-01-2007, 01:16 AM   #3
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I was thinking about chicken fried steak too. At first I just wanted it on a bun but you have made me hungry for the whole meal. We recently ate a lot of applesauce during an illness so it's probably going to be an apple crisp.
This will be a nice way to start off April (which I consider to be the first spring day).
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Old 04-01-2007, 03:49 AM   #4
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The boy is currently making a lovely frittata for his brekkie, mushrooms and spring onions. I'm having my usual steel cut oats with blueberries.

For dinner, left over potato, onion and leek soup. Not very exciting, I know!
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Old 04-01-2007, 03:57 AM   #5
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Here it is the wee hours of the morning, the stores are closed, and y'all are making me hungry.

Am thinking about a lightly toasted English muffin, topped with a small, thin, chicken fried steak, then a poached egg, with a lovely white sausage gravy (made with a bunch of white pepper and maybe a splash of hot sauce just to make it interesting) poured on top.

Course there has to be taters. Maybe a mixture of thinly sliced regular white and sweet potatoes that are deep fried. Or just home fries. Don't feel like deep frying at the moment.

And on the plate an olio of colorful fruit pieces (one must eat healthfully).

Presentation is everything.

Since I have almost none of those ingredients in the fridge at the moment, it is just a wistful idea.


And am supposed to be cramming for my cholesterol test, and those items should not be on my mind.

Sigh again. Double sigh, dag nab it, rats, rats, a thousand time rats.

Just a thought. Take care and God bless.
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Old 04-01-2007, 04:19 AM   #6
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AuntDot should be having oatmeal for her brekkie as its good for lowering her cholesterol! xx
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Old 04-01-2007, 06:52 AM   #7
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how about breakfast.
I'm making french toast and since I don't have any syrup, I will thin down some strawberry preserves and use that as my syrup.
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Old 04-01-2007, 07:00 AM   #8
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Since my son and grandsons are coming today, we are having the dinner I planned for yesterday --- bbq chicken, baked beans, deviled eggs, spaghetti salad, and garlic bread. (I just fixed burger last night) ! Ice cream for the grandsons !
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Old 04-01-2007, 07:55 AM   #9
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I'm thinking pork tenderloin for dinner... don't know with what yet.

Steak fajita omelets for breakfast.
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Old 04-01-2007, 08:27 AM   #10
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With the leftovers from the roasted chicken last night, we're having chicken salad.

Jeez though, now chicken fried steak is sounding very good!

Barb L., what is spaghetti salad? Is it like macaroni salad?

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