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Old 12-12-2006, 09:19 AM   #1
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What's for Dinner, Tuesday 12/12?

Today's DH's birthday so I'm making him the meal of his choice (usually he doesn't get much say in advance! ): New England Clam Chowder from scratch (I'm using AllenOK's recipe--it's DH's absolute favorite!), rosemary olive oil bread, salad (OK, that's my choice, not his). I offered to make him any kind of cake he wanted and he said he prefered a pan of my apple crisp, so he's getting a big pan all to himself. Sofie and I will share a piece of gingerbread that I made over the weekend.

We're also surprising him at work later to take him out to lunch.


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Old 12-12-2006, 09:27 AM   #2
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PA, happy birthday to your beloved! Seems he is well taken care of and gets your undivided attention!!

I cooked one big pot of oriental chicken macaroni for lunch so dinner will be the same plus boiled winter greens that DH has picked.

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Old 12-12-2006, 09:29 AM   #3
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Tuesday dinner plans, Dec 12th

Pasta Carbonara, cranberry/orange bread, 1 2 3 orange jello which includes cool whip tastes like a Orange Julius, string green beans with garlic and lemon.

I am choosing one of them from here, thinking Dianne's...Pasta Carbonara help!

How about you? Cooking? Eating? If so, post what it is please............
Happy Tuesday..........
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Old 12-12-2006, 11:34 AM   #4
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Leftover chili. There is only Paul and I at home any more but I cook chilis and soups like I have to feed 100 people.
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on. Robert Frost
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Old 12-12-2006, 11:35 AM   #5
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Have had cooked shrimp unthawed for two days -have to use them up. Will be making shrimp coctail with some and spicey, butter, garlic w/the rest. Alfredo over spagetti, salad and crusty warm bread.
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Old 12-12-2006, 11:43 AM   #6
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leftovers (so to speak), last nights dinner get eaten at all, unfortunately an argument broke out, which under normal circumstances doesn`t bother me if someone wants to pick a fight, but Not at meal times!
so I walked out to the local bar and had a Liquid dinner instead :)
Katherine Snow. xx
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Old 12-12-2006, 11:46 AM   #7
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Since tonight is my husband's ice hockey league night, he won't be having dinner at home, so it's just me. I bought myself a couple of nice lamb chops & plan to sprinkle them with some Penzey's "Hot Curry Powder", sear them quickly in a cast-iron pan, & serve them with some sauteed garlic spinach & some warm pita bread on the side. Yum - can't wait!!!
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Old 12-12-2006, 11:56 AM   #8
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Well we had a roast chicken last night with all the fixings so it will be something beefy tonight. Ken requested tacos again, but I am SICK of tacos. LOL. I have to go out and shop a bit today so I may pick something up that inspires me otherwise it will be spaghetti night tonight.

Lefse, that carbonara recipe of Diannes is a winner. Enjoy.
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Old 12-12-2006, 12:13 PM   #9
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I have to do a ton of cleaning tonight so I think I am going to make my Chinese Noodle Casserole, that way I can stick it in the oven and let it do the work for me. I'll serve it with white rice.
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Old 12-12-2006, 01:54 PM   #10
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My husband is in the mood for buritos so I'm making those for him, but for myself I am in the mood for fish so I bought some flounder which I'll broil with some butter, lemon, bread crumbs, and garlic, and have a salad on the side.

So I ended up having buritos tonight. I bought the flounder and it was bad! As soon as I took it out of the bag I could smell the foul odor of rotten fish. I'll be bringing that back to my grocery store tomorrow for my money back seeing as it was very expensive.

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