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Old 04-22-2007, 12:44 PM   #1
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What's for dinner Sunday, April 22, 2007?

Either everyone is fasting today, or y'all decided to sleep in REALLY late!

As I stated yesterday, today is Thanksgiving in April. I am making a 12 pound frozen Butterball turkey (that I got free for buying 25 bucks worth of produce at my local supermarket, AFTER already having bought a fresh Honesuckle White turkey somewhere else, the week before Thanksgiving); giblet gravy; sausage, apple, and fennel corn bread dressing; steamed green beans and steamed corn (wth my new rice cooker and my old expandable steamer basket, I can steam two vegetables at once!), mashed potatoes, baked sweet potatoes, freshly baked yogurt biscuits (my version of Paula Deen's cream biscuits), and for a change of pace from apple and/or pumpkin pie, I bought a Jon Donaire cranberry apple cheesecake.

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Old 04-22-2007, 12:54 PM   #2
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Caine - sounds delightful!!! Enjoy your feast.

mr. callie is making scrambled eggs and toast right now...we haven't thought about supper yet.
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Old 04-22-2007, 01:01 PM   #3
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I am not sure, yet. I am making a couple of casseroles for my dad to reheat next week when my mom and I are away, so I could have some of one of those. One is layered broccoli, cheese, chicken, and a cream of chicken soup mixture and the other is a layered chili, crushed fritos, cheese, and a mixture of green onion, regular onion, and green chilies.

I am also making a pan of chocolate chip bar cookies for him to have while we are away. It is hard to think of dinner because right now I am full from breakfast which was huge breakfast burrito made of leftover chili, scrambled egg, cheese, and green onion.
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Old 04-22-2007, 01:08 PM   #4
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One of the mangoes we have bought over a week ago is not maturing as it is supposed to. I am afraid it is going to shrivel away before it matures, so I am going to make some use of it and will make a thai style fried rice. Not very sweet, a bit hard mango makes a surprisingly nice addition to it.

Then I am going to make a nice big hearty macedonia (fresh fruit salad) with another mango which has matured nicely, strawberries, pineapple, kiwi and banana. mmmmm!! One of the best guilt-free goodies you can imagine
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Old 04-22-2007, 02:17 PM   #5
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Right now I'm thinking Jerk Center Cut Pork Chops on the grill... not sure what else.
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Old 04-22-2007, 02:25 PM   #6
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The boy is eating some chicken casserole thing he bought earlier. I had brown rice with steamed zucchini and peas, oh and 2 glasses of white wine!
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Old 04-22-2007, 02:43 PM   #7
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Tending the Store While Hubby Makes Roast Pork

I'm tending the store today. Hubby has the day off so he's making Mexican Roast Pork Guadalupe.

I can't wait to get home!
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Old 04-22-2007, 03:16 PM   #8
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an easy sunday today...brats on buns with grilled onions and whatever you'd like to go on them...potatoe salad, corn on cob and banana cream and chocolate pies..
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Old 04-22-2007, 05:48 PM   #9
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We just returned from our first camping trip of the season. Weather was fantastic! So I think we are going to go or take out a pizza. Spring break is over for us in MA so it is back to work for me tomorrow.
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Old 04-22-2007, 06:54 PM   #10
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We ate a late lunch so supper will probably consist of cheese, crackers, and wine. We have sandwich stuff so maybe a panino too.
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