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Old 07-08-2015, 12:26 PM   #1
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Dinner Wednesday, 7-8-2015 ~ Hey, good-lookin'...

...whacha got cookin'? Here, it's nothing. Not that we won't eat, but that I have enough leftovers for...well, maybe the rest of the week? I did plan it that way though (honest!), so that I just might head to the basement and price garage sale items. Our table of plenty will have burgers, bratwurst, grilled chicken, pizza and ham. A bit of potato salad, the last of the bulgur mix, some rice. Of course, there will be salad. It's the only thing I have to make from scratch.

What's your dinner plan? Cooking, reheating, take-away, or just chillin'?
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Old 07-08-2015, 12:36 PM   #2
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I'm defrosting a meal of pasta sauce with shredded short ribs to go over some pasta. A salad will round out the meal.
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Old 07-08-2015, 12:39 PM   #3
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Old 07-08-2015, 01:17 PM   #4
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I have thawing some chunks of cod, will garlic and parsley them, and steam up a bunch of broccoli.
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Old 07-08-2015, 01:30 PM   #5
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I'm going to grill that Ortega burger that I wanted yesterday. I think I'll make a small potato salad to go with it.
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Old 07-08-2015, 02:47 PM   #6
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You've got just the ticket Cheryl. I was grasping at what to make as a side dish today. I have some misc veggies that will go nicely in a small Potato salad. Main dish is going to be a package of Johnsonville brats simmered in beer and onions, then grilled. Whole wheat hoagie buns and sauerkraut and mustard. Perfect. I can either refrigerate or freeze the extras for future meals.
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Old 07-08-2015, 03:49 PM   #7
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We are having cauliflower fritters with a citrus/teriyaki dipping sauce, avocado and cucumber rolls, and panko encrusted onion rings, 'cos why not?
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Old 07-08-2015, 04:23 PM   #8
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I'm in the mood to make a batch of my spaghetti meat sauce as I think I have everything I need on hand. There's no point in making just enough for a pasta dinner tonight. I better get going......my sweet SousChef will make it an easier adventure.

So anyway, it's Italian dinner at this house tonight.
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Old 07-08-2015, 04:48 PM   #9
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Nice pic of your lasagna and salad, cwtch! Looks fantastic.

Whisk, glad you were inspired by potato salad. I make it often in the summer, it's a no-fail side and will go great with your brats.

Nickee....OMGosh, what a great sounding meal!
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Old 07-08-2015, 07:30 PM   #10
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No cooking tonight, just tuna sammies & chips.
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Old 07-08-2015, 08:29 PM   #11
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I went to the monthly Danish Club Luncheon. Four people didn't show up, so there were 16 sandwiches left over. I bought all of them, since no one else seemed interested. We had seven of them for supper along with some Heineken and some akvavit, Danish tradition.
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I'm in the mood to make a batch of my spaghetti meat sauce as I think I have everything I need on hand. There's no point in making just enough for a pasta dinner tonight. I better get going......my sweet SousChef will make it an easier adventure.

So anyway, it's Italian dinner at this house tonight.
It was absolutely fantastic! The pasta was cooked al dente, and a side of Texas Toast garlic bread finished off the meal
P.S. Both the fresh pasta and the Texas Toast came from our local Dollar store.
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Old 07-08-2015, 08:58 PM   #13
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Oh, looks good Taxy! You really scored being able buy all those leftovers and bring them home.
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Old 07-08-2015, 09:06 PM   #14
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What a beautiful spread Taxi!!

One of the best things about our dinner tonight is I freezer bagged up enough meat spaghetti sauce for 5 more dinners. Gosh it was a really good batch. Since I always fly by the seat of my pants, some batches are better than others..just the way I roll.
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Old 07-08-2015, 09:45 PM   #15
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Sounds like my pasta sauce....and potato salad....and cole slaw.... Some batches are better than others, I do like you and just make and taste as I'm going. Glad it was one of those batches that turned out awesome, Kay....it sure is nice to have some pasta sauce to grab from the freezer. I need to make more, I'm almost out.
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Thanks Cheryl and Kay. I do love me my Danish sandwiches.

I'm making some vanilla ice cream for dessert. I would hate to have that whipping cream go off before I made it.
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taxy, those sandwiches are almost enough of a reason for me to get one of those Passport Cards. So nice-looking and yummy! What more could one want?
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Old 07-08-2015, 10:17 PM   #18
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Really enjoyed my Ortega burger this afternoon. I was only able to eat half, as it was ginormous. Especially with the potato salad. I'll make a sandwich tomorrow out of the rest of the meat, pepperjack cheese, and the Ortega chiles.
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Really enjoyed my Ortega burger this afternoon. I was only able to eat half, as it was ginormous. Especially with the potato salad. I'll make a sandwich tomorrow out of the rest of the meat, pepperjack cheese, and the Ortega chiles.
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That burger and tri tip look soooo good.
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taxy, those sandwiches are almost enough of a reason for me to get one of those Passport Cards. So nice-looking and yummy! What more could one want?
I don't know how good the sandwiches will be next month. The lady who has been making the sandwiches for at least 40 years turned 90 and is moving to Ontario to be near her kids. That was the last batch she made for us.

Next month is a bit of an experiment. We are letting the chefs at a private club try their luck making Danish sandwiches. I will probably Google some instructions and recipes for them.
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