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Old 08-30-2013, 11:06 AM   #1
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What's for Dinner - Friday 30 August

So what is everyone doing for dinner tonight? Anyone starting off the Labor Day weekend with something special?

We are going to friends for a birthday cookout. Not sure what is on the menu, it is a surprise, so I'll report back later.

I''m baking the cake for the celebration- chocolate cake with chocolate frosting. Made the cake last night and will frost is this afternoon.

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Old 08-30-2013, 11:08 AM   #2
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Tonight I'm making Chinese pepper steak over jasmine rice. Possibly with some mushrooms and/or onions added.

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Old 08-30-2013, 11:25 AM   #3
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Hopefully leftovers from a picnic I'm having for lunch at the house site; guacamole, blue corn chips, hummus, sliced cucumbers and fresh peaches, and whatever the others bring.
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Old 08-30-2013, 11:36 AM   #4
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Nothing fancy, but mighty good eats.....meatloaf, mashed taters and gravy, garden peas, maybe avocado pie for dessert.
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Old 08-30-2013, 11:50 AM   #5
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I just started it off by grilling three hot dogs with toasted buns.
I'm not sure about tonight yet.
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Old 08-30-2013, 12:58 PM   #6
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We'll have baked Atlantic cod, steamed spinach, black-eyed peas, iced tea and finish with rice pudding. 'Nuff. We'll be full.
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Old 08-30-2013, 02:36 PM   #7
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There are short ribs braising in the oven as we speak.
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Old 08-30-2013, 02:53 PM   #8
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Have the last of the beef roast from earlier in the week simmering in the crockpot with BBQ sauce for sandwiches later - and leftovers to feed the freezer. Salad - this time with the Burgundy tomato from the farmers' market. Corn on the grill IF I can hit the roadside stand before they're all out. If I'm successful Himself will grill it after cutting grass. Gonna get a two-fer from the bug spray.
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Old 08-30-2013, 05:37 PM   #9
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DH is out golfing with friends tonight, so it's just me. I'm thinking nachos and a salad.
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Old 08-30-2013, 06:07 PM   #10
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I had another all afternoon meeting with really good snacks (again, snacks were the only redeeming factor, I OD'd on snacks)...not terribly hungry right now.

We may go back to the brand-new restaurant where we had the REALLY good porterhouse last week, and split a meal again.

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