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Old 02-26-2005, 07:59 PM   #1
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Tonight's Dinner is.........

I'm on my way right now - dinner for 12 + wine & tiramisu -


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Old 02-26-2005, 08:08 PM   #2
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I thought I was one of the twelve?

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Old 02-26-2005, 08:52 PM   #3
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Thats a great place! We have one a few miles away from me. They give you a LOT of food! :D
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Old 02-26-2005, 09:07 PM   #4
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We have a Basque restaurant that serves family style in Reno, NV that my friends and I like to go to. An organization that I belong to holds meetings there once or twice a year. We usually have 25-30 people at a meeting. The restaurant just keeps bring out plates and plates of food.

Here is their dinner menu.

Traditional Basque Dining
Family Style Dinner
Soup of the Day
Basque Beans
French Fries
Steak, Lamb Shoulder Chop or Pork Chop (your choice) *
Choice of one side dish
Ice Cream or cheese
* Sunday Dinner includes choice of Leg of Lamb, Roast Chicken or Lomo
Adults $14 Children (Under 12) $ 7

Santa Fe Hotel’s Basque Specials :
Oxtail Stew, Meatballs, Paella, Lamb Shanks, Sweetbreads, Beef Stew,
Beef Tonque, Roasted Chicken, Santa Fe Chicken, Chicken with Garbanzos
Lamb Stew, Pork Chops, Lamb Shoulder Chops, Lomo, Leg of Lamb, Pig’s Feet, Bakalao

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Old 03-27-2005, 06:43 AM   #5
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Well let's see... some time latter today we are plugging in the crock pot, throwing in a whole bunch of things that where never intended to go into it (sausage and chunks of steak for instance) and making a MEATY chilli.

Btw got a good paella recipy? My friends have been bugging me to give it a shot but I've never made it before. Im gonna use a yellow rice mixture but other than that everything else from scratch.
My english, she's not so good... I meant to say I did it with the malice of forethought.
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Old 03-27-2005, 10:33 AM   #6
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OH boy a sodium filled meal and a chain resturant. out
Have you had your habanero pepper today????
The hotter the pepper, the better the pepper!!!
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Old 03-27-2005, 10:39 AM   #7
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We are having red beans and rice. Beans with hambone, of course, for Easter! For once I have a whole day off, so will have time to tend to something bubbling away all day on the stove.

Also making many batches of oatmeal raisin cookies for welcome-to-the-neighborhood gifts for the four new households that recently moved in around us.
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Old 03-27-2005, 12:12 PM   #8
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We're having fried catfish with a crawfish 'supreme' sauce (will post it later in the 'sauces' forum); succotash salad; roasted asparagus; and mashed tater casserole with kale and cheese. For dessert, a boughten fruit tart, 'cause I didn't have time to make anything!
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Old 03-27-2005, 02:57 PM   #9
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Ours is the big Easter dinner tonight. Turkey, potatoes and all the extras. Mmmm.
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Old 03-27-2005, 03:05 PM   #10
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Hmmmm, tonight's red beans are smelling kind of strange. Perhaps that second bone with meat I threw in from the freezer wasn't ham after all. Good thing Tabasco covers all cooking sins......

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