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Old 04-22-2007, 07:02 PM   #11
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Nothin' fancy (as usual) but good. Made a ground beef and potato casserole, canned seasoned turnip greens w/ a little bacon fat, corn bread, radishes, olives, pickes, mild peppers rings, and corn bread. Made a dessert "Dessert Diva' suggested. Son loves it, white cake mix, make as directed except change the water to 1/2 a cup. Spread in 9x13 greased and floured pan and add any pie filling to the top and swirl in, bake 350 ' - 50 mins. My sons favorite is strawberry, then when cool and serving dust w/ powdered sugar. It is sooooo good, w/ vanilla ice cream. Sorry for such a long post !!
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Old 04-22-2007, 08:00 PM   #12
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We're making my sausage and noodle casserole...good comfort food. There's some beautiful fresh asparagus sitting in glasses of water in the fridge...I may cook that up too.
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Old 04-22-2007, 08:46 PM   #13
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This past week has been a bad one for me. I had an older horse of mine pass away last week, & this morning a very old cat of ours who'd been under treatment passed away in her sleep.

To help clear the depressive cobwebs, I took a drive to one of our local organic/gourmet shops & picked up some dry-pack/diver sea scallops for dinner. Not feeling up to anything fancy, I pulled out my cast-iron skillet & cooked/seared them for 4 minutes per side (they were BIG) in a half-&-half mixture of canola oil & butter. I then served them with a top drizzle of Thai Sweet Chili Sauce & a sprinkling of minced Italian flat-leaf parsley. Served them with a fresh mixed green salad alongside, tossed with a commercial sesame-ginger dressing.

Must have been a hit - husband said he can't wait to have scallops done this way again.
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Old 04-22-2007, 08:48 PM   #14
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Going to try a crispy baked fish recipe out of the May 2007 issue of Southern Living magazine and make some fried onion rings from a recipe QSis posted recently. Maybe some salad, too. Probably will have some of the overnight sticky buns for dessert that PA posted. The recipe made so many, Buck and I will have to eat them for every meal so we won't have to throw any away due to spoilage.
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Old 04-23-2007, 12:14 AM   #15
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Since it was a fantastic 82 degree SUNNY day here we made steaks out on the grill. Mmmm yummy. Some corn. And a salad on the side.
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Old 04-23-2007, 12:20 AM   #16
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Pan seared salmon filets, green beans with garlic and pistachios, and biscuits.
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Old 04-23-2007, 11:50 AM   #17
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Nothing cooked except 4 incredible men on stage.
No dinner for me.
Instead I ate all of them up .
No sleep either since last night, too much to "chew" on
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