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Old 12-18-2013, 01:02 PM   #15691
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I'm trying to come up with, or think of, a different dinner. I'm falling into a rut during the week. The only day I look forward to making something different is Sunday. I need a spark.
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Old 12-18-2013, 01:09 PM   #15692
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Pick a dish from a single ethnic group a meal. Wednesdays are Chinese, Thursdays are Italian, etc.
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Old 12-18-2013, 01:25 PM   #15693
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Wednesdays are Chinese? I don't want Chinese tonight.

You are right though. I need some kind of plan. This random, "What am I making tonight to eat?" is getting old. I need to find me a live in cook
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Old 12-18-2013, 01:34 PM   #15694
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Wednesdays are Chinese? I don't want Chinese tonight.

You are right though. I need some kind of plan. This random, "What am I making tonight to eat?" is getting old. I need to find me a live in cook

I have to make a specific effort to head in a different direction and make something out of my comfort zone.

You could expand your PPPC to all 50 states and 7 continents.
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Old 12-18-2013, 01:39 PM   #15695
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I'm thinking half the problem is this snow. I don't feel like running to the store after work and letting my eyes decide for me.
So because I never plan ahead (except for Sunday's PPPC), I am left adrift when it comes to what to have on other nights.
I am not used to planning out my nightly meals. Probably a bad habit I've grown into.
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Old 12-18-2013, 01:47 PM   #15696
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I'm thinking half the problem is this snow. I don't feel like running to the store after work and letting my eyes decide for me.
So because I never plan ahead (except for Sunday's PPPC), I am left adrift when it comes to what to have on other nights.
I am not used to planning out my nightly meals. Probably a bad habit I've grown into.

Try planning one weekday meal a week.
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Old 12-18-2013, 01:57 PM   #15697
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Try planning one weekday meal a week.
That's what I'm trying to do. I'm trying to plan tonight's dinner.
Oh, you mean like plan AHEAD...

Yes, I think I need to pick a cuisine and explore it. Kind of like Cat's foray into Southern cooking.
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Old 12-18-2013, 03:03 PM   #15698
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I reached a milestone today. I have lived here for seven years. When I moved in, I brought with me a roll of Cut Rite wax paper. I had it for a couple of years when I was living at my daughter's house before here.

I FINALLY reached the end of the roll. I only use it mostly to sift out flour and other baking stuff and then just use it as a funnel to add to the bowl.
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Old 12-18-2013, 03:30 PM   #15699
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That's what I'm trying to do. I'm trying to plan tonight's dinner.
Oh, you mean like plan AHEAD...

Yes, I think I need to pick a cuisine and explore it. Kind of like Cat's foray into Southern cooking.

If you really want to challenge yourself, pick a recipe that doesn't involve the grill.
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