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Old 05-05-2007, 07:14 AM   #1
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Whats for Dinner, Sat. May 5

Plan on making two Beer Can Chickens, mashed potatoes n gravy, leftover corn casserole, salad and hot crusty bread. Strawberry cake dessert w/vanilla ice cream.

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Old 05-05-2007, 07:23 AM   #2
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It`s a Day off for me, I`m being taken out to a Mexican Resteraunt tonight :)
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Old 05-05-2007, 08:36 AM   #3
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Have a good time YT! I'm torn between houmous and veg and making some pita bread and going out.....we did not go out last night and I feel that we should keep celebrations going for the whole weekend! On the other hand, I'm winding down the fridge before we leave for our holiday and taking cats to UK.....I think that can start tomorrow though :)
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Old 05-05-2007, 08:56 AM   #4
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Yum YT! Have a 'rita for me! It's anyones guess- DH out of town - DD and I ordered chinese last night - maybe leftover chinese - maybe ordering from a local italian place (vodka sauce on gnocci) or mac n cheese or top ramen - who knows.
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Old 05-05-2007, 08:59 AM   #5
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What? No Cinco de Mayo menus????? This is one of my favorite eating days!!

For Brunch we're having -
Tequila-Mint Scallop Tostados
Champagne

then -
Mexican Turkey Dip
Taco Chips
Margaritas

then-
Old family tacos
a bottle of Tempranillo wine

then-
Cream Cheese Flan
port

We'll stay away from all eletrical tools today..... ;)
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Old 05-05-2007, 09:12 AM   #6
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gonna cook chix, probably, butterflied & stuffed with ricotta & spinach. deciding what else to cook that with.....
we've plenty of options with starches, both cooked/seal-a-mealed & un-cooked.
&, being may 5, valpolicella & vodka blended with another drink.
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Old 05-05-2007, 09:22 AM   #7
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no idea, probably order in some such thing. or I'll walk across the street and hit Big Eats at the Holiday Inn. I know they have great salads and baked tates that I may go for. so far, sleep is waaaay more important to me today.
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Old 05-05-2007, 09:33 AM   #8
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Think I'll just gate-crash at cjs's place -- sounds like good eats to me for Cinco De Mayo!
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Old 05-05-2007, 09:39 AM   #9
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I'm crashing too! No idea what to make here! Hubby doesn't like Mexican food. (I love it)
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Old 05-05-2007, 12:03 PM   #10
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i was going to try out a new pizza sauce recipe today but yesterday i remember today is cinco de mayo and I love mexican food, so in honor of that I shall go all out.

My wife is a pansy when it comes to spicy food and not a huge fan of the Tex Mex arena so I will have to make a seperate batch for her as I want to make it on my terms :)

I will be making chicken tacos. The chicken will be marinated in beer, probably Corona and a southwestern marinade.

When I cook the chicken I will use a taco seasoning, not a whole packet because I dont like it very satly but instead of using water I will substitute that with beer and throw in some more marinade for some spice. The chicken will be cooked with the usual peppers, green, red and yellow and probably a jalapano or a two.

I will also make some spanish rice to with this and some refired beans.
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