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Old 02-18-2008, 03:37 PM   #1
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I can't believe this thread hasn't been started yet...

We will be having rosemary chicken with spinach ravioli tossed in a brown butter, balsamic sauce. And a salad too.
Its a new recipe. Dh may not like it but I think I will!

What will be on your table tonight?

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Old 02-18-2008, 03:44 PM   #2
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We're celebrating my soon to be ex-husband's birthday tonight. Yesterday was acutally his birthday, but he was spending that day with his ladyfriend.

He's always had a jones for great corned beef sandwiches. During our marriage we spent many a saturday afternoon cruising great delicatessens in the city. Officially, our favourite is Katz's.

So, since I have the day off today, I'm making corned beef with fried green cabbage (which no one will touch but me, by the way). I went to a local german bakery for rye bread. I went to another favourite deli for cold salads, too. I'm making knishes, which he's always loved.

Since his birthday always seems to fall right around president's day, I'm making him a cherry pie, too. That smells wonderful right about now.

I've been watching my fat intake for months and months now...but I'm really looking forward to a corned beef on rye!
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Old 02-18-2008, 04:12 PM   #3
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Vera, I'm drooling over the thought of cherry PIE!!!

Tonight I made my favorite weekly soup.
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Old 02-18-2008, 04:37 PM   #4
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Made the batter for the crepes already, resting in the frig, covered.
The chicken from last night will go in them and I'll wrap them then bake until lightly browned. I have tons of apples so I'll do the Cracker Barrel fried apples as the hub loves them. Gravy will be chicken and lemon, home made, already done and in the freezer from a previous meal too. Love leftovers when I can figure out what they actually are. Sauteeing a mismosh of vegetables that are ready for cooking as they've hung out long enough in the frig. I have fragments of several, onions/yellow cauliflower/green brocciflower/or/gr/red bell peps/carrots/celery. Neeley's cole slaw that I made yesterday for tonight. And we gotta eat the rest of the orange dreamsicle cake before it jumps in my mouth one more time.
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Old 02-18-2008, 04:44 PM   #5
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We've just finished up a weekend in Paris with tons of rich foods, so tonight is chicken tikka over salad with tomato, cucumber, red onion, and yogurt and mint dressing with green beans. Some hoummous and bread for a side.
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Old 02-18-2008, 04:58 PM   #6
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I'm making corned beef with fried green cabbage
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Old 02-18-2008, 05:23 PM   #8
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Well, I am still off my feet until at least Wednesday (appointment with specialist) and DH is really busy with work today so he said he would pick up whatever I wanted for dinner tonight.

I was thinking a roasted chicken, mojo potatoes and coleslaw, but now that I read what you are all having:

- Vera, can you put some of your corned beef and fried green cabbage in a bag for him?

- Lefse, I will take some of everything! I don't know what Crackerbarrel apples are but they sound nummy

- Corozon, the ravioli and sauce would be great!

- Redkitty, what kind of soup.....?

- Uncle Bob, you didn't mention it today but can I have a shot of your bourbon? With that I may not have to make that doctor's appointment afterall!
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Old 02-18-2008, 05:57 PM   #9
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Hey LP, I post about the soup so much I figured everyone knew what it was!

Roasted Sweet Potato & Red Pepper.....super tasty!
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Lefse, I will take some of everything! I don't know what Crackerbarrel apples are but they sound nummy
There are sort of like apple pie fillling to me in flavor and texture. Decadent to us for sure. Anyhoo, I'll only use1 T of the bacon drippings, otherwise, this is it
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