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Old 10-28-2010, 11:23 AM   #11
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Cleaning out the freezer above the fridge...lasagna and chicken egg rolls in my lunch bag. I still have apples and smoked gouda in the fridge at work.
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Old 10-28-2010, 02:10 PM   #12
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Going to have fish with rice and salads. Chocolate cake for dessert.
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Old 10-28-2010, 02:15 PM   #13
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Gonna have Chied Fricken....
Musgos........
Chocolate Ice Cream for D-Zert
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Old 10-28-2010, 02:16 PM   #14
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I'm going to have meatloaf, baked potato with sour cream, and probably corn on the cob. Oh yum--is it time for supper yet?!

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Old 10-28-2010, 02:48 PM   #15
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It's very warm in L.A. today so dinner will be cooked and served outdoors again. I'll do it in the wood oven.
New York steaks, 2 kinds of focaccias, and some roasted vegis will be served at George's patio. Cheap wine from TJ's. Game 2 at 5pm.
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Old 10-28-2010, 02:52 PM   #16
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pan seared fish, spinach soufflé. maybe some corn. no dessert as of yet. maybe sugar free pudding (yuck) actually they aren't bad.
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Old 10-28-2010, 05:25 PM   #17
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Good afternoon everyone,

Tonight's dinner will be a chicken and peanut stir-fry served over rice that I saw on an episode of Mad Hungry with Lucinda Scala Quinn ... love that show ... has anyone see it yet. Her recipes are very approachable and family pleasing.

I made an apple cake earlier today ... so that will be dessert with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.

Enjoy the day
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Old 10-28-2010, 05:50 PM   #18
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Grilled burgers with sauteed cabbage and caramelized onions.
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Old 10-28-2010, 06:07 PM   #19
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Sounds heavenly! But I have this "thing" that I can't indulge in a menu like that prior to Thanksgiving. Man I can't wait until Thanksgiving!!

No clue what's for dinner at our pad yet... I have a pound of ground beef to use... but that really doesn't narrow it down much does it!
We only had Turkey twice a year when I was growing up. Thanksgiving and Christmas period! Now that I am a big girl I have turkey when ever I damm well please.
I have Turkey that I could have tonight (too hot to turn on oven). I bought Turkey breast "chops". I could mix dry rice, dried onions, sage, celery flakes with boiling fat free low sodium chicken broth and toss the turkey on top, cover with lid and bake for 30-35 minutes. Or I could have sausage and buckwheat cakes, or eggs and sausage. I am not sure yet.
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Old 10-28-2010, 06:21 PM   #20
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Perfect! OK! Now... I've never made a mushroom gravy. I've screwed up many a gravies in my time. I will admit I'm a little intimidated and tempted to take a shortcut and just buy a jar of gravy. I'm officially ISO a fool-proof gravy. I'm glad I don't have much going on at work today

Hi SnickerDoodle (I just love your name).

Try the jar gravy. They are pretty good, especially if you use them as a base and add things like sliced fried mushrooms.

As a hint for making gravy, google white sauce for the method to make any sauce or gravy. Once you master that, you can make perfect gravy every time. I learned in HomeEc in high school and that is the basics for all gravies and sauces.
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