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Old 10-25-2014, 02:14 PM   #1
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What's for din-din? Sat, Oct 25th

Having dinner with our cooking club this evening. The hosts recently returned from a trip to Bordeaux, so the theme will be French food. I've been assigned the dessert course, so I'm making chocolate mousse. A little boring, I admit. Since we also have to bring a wine to pair with it, I chose Banyuls, which is a French dessert wine somewhat comparable to Port.

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Old 10-25-2014, 02:27 PM   #2
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I'll be grilling chicken thighs and we'll have pilaf and butternut squash along side.
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Old 10-25-2014, 03:07 PM   #3
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Dinner out tonight with a group of friends at a new Chinese restaurant.
Perhaps a report later ;)


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Old 10-25-2014, 04:17 PM   #4
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I went spelunking for something else in the deep freeze and happened upon a couple containers that had lost their labels. Upon closer inspection, one contained pulled pork and the other one spicy beans. So that, plus some sort of veg.
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Old 10-25-2014, 04:57 PM   #5
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Musgo night, grocery shopping tomorrow!

A cup of bean/vegetable soup, cottage cheese, cabbage salad and a handful of pistachios washed down with the leftover tea from lunch, or should I say iced tea!
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Old 10-25-2014, 05:44 PM   #6
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Spaghetti w/meat sauce. Fresh baked crusty loaf
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Old 10-25-2014, 06:16 PM   #7
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We are going to a catered benefit Fireman's/EMS ball tonight. The town (Questa) has a population of almost 2,000, so am not sure of their definition of a "ball". It's being catered by a restaurant from the large town of Taos (6,000 pop.).
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Old 10-25-2014, 07:18 PM   #8
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A spinach potato frittata that my wife is cooking. Yesterday, I got home after a business trip and was lazy - just slow cooked a pork roast in the Crockpot.
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Old 10-25-2014, 08:05 PM   #9
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Made Turkey Pot Pie with this recipe
Pot Pie For My Husband | My Kitchen In The Middle Of The Desert
I used the leftover Jennie-O Oven Ready™ Boneless/Skinless Turkey Breast,
homemade turkey gravy (I had some turkey broth in the deep freeze), and veggies sans the Peas (ran out I guess)
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Old 10-25-2014, 08:42 PM   #10
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Dinner tonight was an omelette, and roasted sweet potato fries from the farm stand.

I had a sudden craving for chili and cornbread, so about an hour ago I threw a pot of chili together and it's simmering on the stove. It's past 5:30 here now and the chili needs more love, so I'll let it simmer for a while and will have it tomorrow. The jalapeno corn bread is baking and it smells so good in here now.
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