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Old 10-09-2010, 06:28 AM   #1
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What's for Dinner Saturday, October 9th

Today my husband is starting his annual cassoulet. Since it won't be ready to eat until tomorrow, I'm debating what to do about today. I think our local grocer is having a special on fresh trout, but that may be pushing him (I do 99% of the cooking in the house, but trout and cassoulet are his provinces). I need to grocery shop anyway, and am debating. Maybe I'll buy one of those roasted chickens. I've got some flat iron steaks in the freezer, maybe a simple steak and potato thing (somehow the scent of fish mixed in with the scent of cassoulet doesn't do it for me). Oh, well, I'll chime in later with what I decided upon!


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Old 10-09-2010, 06:56 AM   #2
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I am on my way out soon. So while on my travels I will hopefully figure out whats for dinner. Have a great day. Long overdue lunch with my girlfriend for food and catch up. We will probably hit the Farm again so I will more than likely have more goodies later.

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Old 10-09-2010, 11:57 AM   #3
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We're off out tonight, hopefully going to Circles, an Irish bar in Brooklyn. If so I'm hoping to have one of my favourite dishes, bangers and mash.

I just grilled some chicken sausages with onions for brunch with a rice ball and zucchini sticks to follow.
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Old 10-09-2010, 12:18 PM   #4
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It's gonna be 89 degrees here today, but undeterred will still do what I have planned for dinner, smothered chicken with onion gravy and roast baby spuds.
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Old 10-09-2010, 02:08 PM   #5
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Once I got to the store I found tuna on special as well. So I'm searing tuna, roasting "quarter bakes", and a simple salad, with the last of the tomatoes from the garden.
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Old 10-09-2010, 02:45 PM   #6
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Mixed grill for us tonight.
Chicken Diablos
Moink Balls
zucchini strips
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Old 10-09-2010, 04:04 PM   #7
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Hello everyone,

It's such a beautiful day here, it would be a shame not to grill something for dinner. So, while I was out I picked up a beautiful flank steak that I will marinate in some EVOO, soy, and garlic, and lemon and DH will grill later today. On the side we'll have caprese pasta. Pasta with basil, garden tomaoes, and a ball of fresh mozzarella cubed and tossed with EVOO.

Enjoy the day
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Old 10-09-2010, 04:25 PM   #8
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Well, it is overcast, cool and at times rainy here (after all we aren't the "wet coast" for nothing). So, I have a nice big pot of hamburger soup simmering. I will make some cheese biscuits to serve with it as well.
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Old 10-09-2010, 04:50 PM   #9
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oyster-on-the-half. may very well snack on deli meat, too.
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Old 10-09-2010, 04:59 PM   #10
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I have basically been a lazy lump of "do-nothingness" all day, so I am seriously considering just having Braunschweiger and cheese sandwiches. I never made it to the grocery store today, and I didn't defrost anything. I know James will be happy with sandwiches, as he bought two packages of Braunschweiger yesterday.

Ok, back to being a lazy lump.


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