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Old 08-20-2016, 12:27 PM   #1
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Suggestions for tonight??

I have a fridge and freezer full of food - and today I'm just blank - I don't know what to cook for supper... and it's noon already here...

Dairy Dept:
Creme Fraiche, Mascarpone, lots of cheeses
Vegies - oldest & most fragile first:
1 Zucchini, pkg Spinnach, couple of small mushrooms, then - Cauliflower Carrots, Brussel Sprouts, Broccoli, Fennel,
also have:
Lettuce, Green Onions, Radishes, Celery, 1/3 English cuke, and Mange Tout Sprouts
Meats - all frozen (but individual servings so easy to defrost):
Chicken, either breasts or thighs, Pork Loin, sliced in various thickness, Shrimp, Scallops
I also have some mussels, cooked and frozen that I have no idea what to do with - I'm afraid of making them tough.

so.... suggestions????

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Old 08-20-2016, 12:38 PM   #2
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Marinate and grill some shrimp and scallops en brochette (or on skewers). Make a spinach and mushroom salad. Cheese plate and some wine for dessert.
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Old 08-20-2016, 12:50 PM   #3
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Oh MY!
That got the juices flowing! Headed for the freezer right now!
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Old 08-20-2016, 01:13 PM   #4
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Thank you Andy - I just needed a push. Got them defrosting in the sink. Lucky for me and thanks to you - it was time for the scallops - there is just the tiniest bit of freezer burn on some of the edges. They wouldn't have lasted much longer.
http://www.discusscooking.com/forums...icture6640.jpg

Now to check out my gazillion marinade recipes..
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Old 08-20-2016, 01:16 PM   #5
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NOW what happened??? I can't believe this... I know if you clic on it - it takes you to the pic. but why is it not opened here!
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Old 08-20-2016, 04:31 PM   #6
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Do you mean your pic of your seafood? I see it. I'm on the mobile app; this is the way pix always appear to me.

Sounds like a wonderful dinner, btw. You could make a nice seafood sauce with créme frâiche, lemon and parsley.
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Old 08-20-2016, 05:40 PM   #7
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It's right there, I see it too, no clicking.
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Old 08-20-2016, 07:07 PM   #8
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It's probably too late for tonight's dinner , but the next time you prepare frozen scallops, make sure you wrap them in paper towels and try to blot as much water out of them as you can before cooking. The less moisture they have, the better they grill/pan sear.

Looking forward to hearing about your seafood dinner, dragnlaw!
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Old 08-20-2016, 07:27 PM   #9
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I had to click on the addy for the picture, but I'm on my desktop.
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dragnlaw, I could see the image on my cellphone (or was it my tablet? ), but I have to click the link in the post when I'm on my laptop. Hope this helps you figure out what went off-kilter.

Nice big scallops, BTW.
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