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Old 04-15-2012, 11:35 AM   #1
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What's Cooking for Sunday, April 15, 2012?

We're having guests over tonight for our quarterly dinner meetup. So, a little fancier than usual this evening. Since we're hosting, we're contributing the main course.

I'm making pan seared duck breasts with a chipotle blood orange reduction sauce, and oven roasted sweet potatoes with ancho chile and lime.


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Old 04-15-2012, 11:38 AM   #2
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Hmmm...good question. I'm thinking of going freezer diving.

Chicken Lo Mein with orange glazed chicken breast.

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Old 04-15-2012, 12:16 PM   #3
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I have two extra thick poke chops I plan to stuff with spinach, feta and pine nuts.
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Old 04-15-2012, 12:28 PM   #4
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We are having leftover stew tonight. I'm drooling already!
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Old 04-15-2012, 12:29 PM   #5
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Pineapple fried rice and ham. We will be eating ham for awhile...
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Old 04-15-2012, 12:33 PM   #6
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Teriyaki chicken thighs, roasted fresh asparagus, tossed salad of mixed greens and cherry tomatoes with homemade vinaigrette, garlic baguette, iced tea, and cream cheese pound cake for dessert.
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Old 04-15-2012, 12:39 PM   #7
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Still home, but planing on going to store pick couple-three good stakes, maybe some hamburgers and grill. Side of baked potato and salad. Hope tornado is going to go around us.
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Old 04-15-2012, 12:47 PM   #8
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I took a pork shoulder roast out of the freezer and already have my mess in place (mise en place) for Chipotle Pork with two adjustments; I am replacing the honey with agave nectar because it's easier to work with and I am using turkey broth instead of chicken broth because I have some I have to use up. The pork will be accompanied by red beans and rice, and a Southwest Caesar salad.

If my butt doesn't thaw out in time I have some leftover meatloaf and mashed potatoes in the back of the refrigerator, and some petite white corn in the freezer as a backup. I'll open a bottle of Zin to go with the chipotle pork, but I think an Italian Barbera will go better with the meatloaf.
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Old 04-15-2012, 01:09 PM   #9
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Pizza and a salad!
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Old 04-15-2012, 02:03 PM   #10
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I don't exactly know yet. I just made my best ever Mexican Cornbread that smells just OUT of THIS WORLD! So whatever we have - it'll be wrapped around this aromatic discovery that has us drooling. Even Chester the cat is acting like I slipped some catnip in it. Poor Kitty will be so disappointed to learn of the Jalopenoes that went into it. A friend gave me this recipe & I am sooo very grateful!

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