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Old 10-31-2014, 02:00 PM   #1
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Halloween Dinner??

My daughter and her family are coming here for trick or treating and dinner. They do this every year. I'm making a batch of American chop suey as it's a favorite of hers and easy to do.

Also made a new recipe for yellow cake with a chocolate glaze for dessert. I hope my grandson isn't disappointed that it's not a chocolate cake.

What are you eating tonight?
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Old 10-31-2014, 02:10 PM   #2
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It's our anniversary and in anticipation of seeing our grandchildren garbed up as assorted ghosties and goblins, we'll be dining at home tonight.

Glenn requested steaks, along with those cooked on the grill, there will baked potatoes with assorted add-ins, sauteed onions and mushrooms, a nice red wine and "anniversary" cake for dessert, which is a very much smaller duplicate of our wedding cake.

We're looking forward to it.
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Old 10-31-2014, 02:18 PM   #3
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It's our anniversary and in anticipation of seeing our grandchildren garbed up as assorted ghosties and goblins, we'll be dining at home tonight.

Glenn requested steaks, along with those cooked on the grill, there will baked potatoes with assorted add-ins, sauteed onions and mushrooms, a nice red wine and "anniversary" cake for dessert, which is a very much smaller duplicate of our wedding cake.

We're looking forward to it.


Happy Anniversary Katie and Glenn.
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Old 10-31-2014, 03:15 PM   #4
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Mushrooms stuffed with an Italian sausage mixture and a salad.
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Old 10-31-2014, 03:54 PM   #5
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Looks like something with ham, potatoes and cheddar cheese.

And maybe eggs.

And leftover chocolate cake.
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Old 10-31-2014, 04:10 PM   #6
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Vegetarian (or pesco-eggo-tarian??) daughter is home visiting from college for the weekend. She likes my Thai red curry, so I'm thinking I will probably make that with shrimp or cod instead of the usual beef.
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Old 10-31-2014, 04:23 PM   #7
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Main course = Candy

Sides = Candy

Desert = Candy

Gotta start somewhere on this pile of sweets.
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Old 10-31-2014, 05:19 PM   #8
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LOL Zagut

I'm having potstickers, jasmine rice, and edamame. Having dinner by 4 so I can be done by the time the little ghosts and goblins start arriving.

And just out of curiosity, I'm going to keep count of how many Elsa's I see. :-)
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Old 10-31-2014, 07:11 PM   #9
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We had chili dogs. It was quick and could be put down easily to go to the door to pass out candy. I went through 9 bags this year!
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Old 10-31-2014, 07:15 PM   #10
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Today's photoshoot extravaganza was:

Pork Tenderloin and Mango Chutney with Wild Mushroom Potato Oka Torte

and


Seafood and White Bean Stew (jumbo shrimp and walleye)


The potatoes were fantastic--grated potatoes with cheese, mushrooms, cream,baked in a pie dish...yum, yum, yum. Everything else was delish as well.
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Old 10-31-2014, 07:26 PM   #11
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Beef Tacos and Hot Wing Chicken Tacos
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Old 10-31-2014, 07:31 PM   #12
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I made a copycat recipe of Olive Garden's chicken and gnocchi soup with toasted Italian bread.
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Old 10-31-2014, 07:52 PM   #13
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Almost had what Zagut had. Instead, I made chicken noodle soup with the stock from the other day. Had to have Twizzlers for dessert.
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Old 10-31-2014, 08:22 PM   #14
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Leftover oven barbeque ribs from last night, and chili con carne.
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I had a pot of beef barley mushroom soup simmering on the stove while we fed the beggars. We each snuck a ladle-full while handing out treats, then warmed ourselves with full bowls (1 1/2 each ) once the light were off. Had worked up a big appetite passing goodies out to 355 kids! Yup, Himself counted. We have six five pieces of candy left...
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I had one Hershey bar and a cup of coffee. Time for my pill cocktail. I need to take out a couple of chicken legs for tomorrow night. Roasted with seasonings. With the storm coming, it will be a perfect night for a nice hot supper.
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Old 10-31-2014, 09:10 PM   #17
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I had a pot of beef barley mushroom soup simmering on the stove while we fed the beggars. We each snuck a ladle-full while handing out treats, then warmed ourselves with full bowls (1 1/2 each ) once the light were off. Had worked up a big appetite passing goodies out to 355 kids! Yup, Himself counted. We have six five pieces of candy left...
Oh, your soup looks sooo good, CG. And 355 kids?!?! Holy cow!!
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I didn't feel much like cooking, so I did the prep and Stirling did the cooking. We had http://www.discusscooking.com/forums...tml#post944791. And, since it is now the weekend, we Margaritas with that.



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We had leftover chili after I won the annual cook-off today at work 😏We had a guest panel of judges made up of local chef/restauranteurs. That made the win so much better!


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We had leftover chili after I won the annual cook-off today at work ��We had a guest panel of judges made up of local chef/restauranteurs. That made the win so much better!


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Congratulation. Quite an accomplishment considering who made up the panel.
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