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Old 01-29-2006, 02:59 PM   #1
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Question Whats everybody having for dinner? 29/01

Since I moved here.. all my cookbooks are still back in the states till probably around June..... I have been cooking my tried and true regular meals, but looking for something different now.... sooo what is everybody having for dinner.. I am only cooking for two though.

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Old 01-29-2006, 05:25 PM   #2
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We are having my homemade hot pockets. Of course, they aren't really HOMEMADE, but, they aren't the box kind.
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Old 01-29-2006, 05:39 PM   #3
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We're having rotisserie chicken, butter beans, deviled eggs, biscuits and banana cake w/cream cheese frosting.
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Old 01-29-2006, 05:41 PM   #4
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Our dinner is posted under Fruit and Nuts (Squishy Cranberries), 'cuz that's where it started as an idea in my puny brain.
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Old 01-29-2006, 05:46 PM   #5
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PeppA is insisting on pan-fried pork steaks. I'm not crazy about them, as they're rull of fat.
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hot ham, turkey and colby/jack cheese, salad and roasted potatoes
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Old 01-29-2006, 06:12 PM   #7
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Supposed to be a pork roast, but somebody posted a recipe for leeks in lemon and cream sauce to serve w/ grilled seared salmon a couple of days ago, so I sent my husband shopping and the leeks are cooking in the oven as we speak!!!

I absolutely love leeks, couldn't resist trying this out! I would find it and stick it within this text if I knew how. I've only just learned evoo, so maybe in another few visits I'll have worked it out!
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Old 01-29-2006, 06:17 PM   #8
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Shaffer style clam chowder
spinach salad with oranges
French bread
and peanut butter cookies for dessert.




Extra fat! lol. Here's the recipe I use.


Yummy
Thick
warm
You'll want to cook another batch the next day!!!

Ingredients:
three 10 oz cans chopped clams
1lb bacon
three cups peeled and chopped potatoes
1 1/2 cups chopped onions
2 chicken bouillon cubes
3 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
1/2 teaspoon thyme (some times I use parsley instead)
2 cups half and half
1 cup milk
3 tablespoons all purpose flour

salt and pepper to taste

Directions:
open canned clams reserving all juice
set aside

cut up bacon, removing a lot of the extra fat
in large sauce pan cook bacon until crisp. Keeping the bacon and the grease in the pan
add potatoes, clam juice, thyme, Worcestershire sauce, onions, pepper,bouillon cubes.
Bring to a boil, reduce heat. Cover and simmer for about ten minutes or until potatoes are tender.

Combind milk, cream and flour till smooth. Add to potatoe mixture. Cook and stir until slightly thickened. Stir in Clams. Return to boiling reduce heat. Cook for a few minutes more. Add salt and pepper to taste.

If soup is too thick add more milk or cream
if soup is too thin add more flour mixing with milk or cream first!

We add a tablespoon of butter to each bowl when serving ( not at all good for you
but it tastes great!!!

Add some nice frech bread and a green salad and you've got a wonderful dinner! Use small bowls so you can have seconds! As with most soups this is better the next day!
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Old 01-29-2006, 06:21 PM   #9
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pds, what's shaffer clam chowder?
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Old 01-29-2006, 06:37 PM   #10
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Hmm...What do we have in the kitchen that I could make a meal of?
Milk
Cheese
Pasta
Bread
Cauliflower

I guess it's the old standby of mac & cheese with croutons and steamed cauliflower.
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