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Old 02-28-2015, 04:50 PM   #1
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What's for dinner? Saturday, 2-28-15

Can hardly believe we're almost into March. Time goes by tooo fast!

I found a package of pulled pork in the freezer, so tonight it will be a couple of tacos.

What's on everyone's plate for tonight?


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Old 02-28-2015, 05:17 PM   #2
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I pan fried some locally raised Berkshire pork chops (these piggies get to run free in pastures) and served it up with a side of cauliflower salad.


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Old 02-28-2015, 05:29 PM   #3
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Baked chicken breast, steamed broccoli and a salad.
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Old 02-28-2015, 05:35 PM   #4
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My dinner is an experiment. It's similar to a Sheppard's Pie, but not quite. I used leftovers for much of it.
I like Grand's Biscuits and I had a can of 8. I used 4 yesterday for breakfast when I made a delicious Biscuits & Sausage Gravy. The other 4 unbaked rolls I sealed in a plastic bag and baked them today. I dug around in the refrigerator a pulled out the remains of a carton of beef stock. I also had about 3/4 lb. of leftover ground pork sausage that I browned off in a skillet.
I layered the bottom of a 9x13" buttered baking dish with 2 of the freshly baked biscuits split into tender layers. I then sprinkled some of the beef stock over the biscuit layers and added the ground sausage pieces. Over that I layered 1 can of creamed style corn, and topped all of it off with a layer of about 2 cups of freshly whipped potatoes (from a box.)
It started out at 350F for 25 minutes and then went to 400F for another 10 minutes. It was/is wonderful!!! I even burned my tongue I was so anxious to taste it!
And by the way I suggest you do not add salt before serving. There's salt in the whipped potatoes (in the boiling water); there's salt in the butter in the potatoes (probably, if you used salted butter); There's salt in the ground sausage; and there's salt in the canned creamed-style corn. I doubt you will want to add additional salt.
The dogs got the remaining 2 biscuits mixed into their dinner.
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Old 02-28-2015, 05:59 PM   #5
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I tried a marinade recipe for chicken legs - soy, fresh ginger, sweet chilli sauce, 5 spice powder and lime juice. The soy was overpowering so have reduced it and will try it again another time. Had it with home made baked chips and a good salad.

Also made some marzipan as a treat to spread out on top of 85% organic chocolate.
(A lazy, quick way to eat it....normally I would melt the chocolate and coat small balls of marzipan with it)
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Old 02-28-2015, 06:13 PM   #6
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Nice plate Steve. Grilled pineapple chicken.

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Old 02-28-2015, 06:26 PM   #7
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I made some Salisbury steaks with Kadesma's onion sauce instead of brown gravy. Sides were Mashed potatoes and green beans.
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Old 02-28-2015, 06:35 PM   #8
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Nice looking plates guys! Your invented recipe sounds really good Selkie.

Cheryl, we're having Taco's also but I'll be using hamburger. Pulled pork sounds better.
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Old 02-28-2015, 07:26 PM   #9
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First I thought about making burritos, then I decided on a quesadilla. I also made 2 smaller sized smash crashed potatoes. Sour cream for the taters, salsa for both.
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Old 02-28-2015, 07:43 PM   #10
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My deep fryer thermometer arrived yesterday so SO suggested we have wings and fries. Turns out I need practice deep frying.

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