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Old 08-25-2008, 08:52 AM   #1
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I want to eat your food.

Hi folks. As you can see I'm new to DC and I am yet to come across anyone else form UK so far. So I was hoping you could maybe share some of you're ideas for a basic and hearty all American supper that I could cook up for the DH this evening here in a windy and bleak Edinburgh where we are fast approaching Autumn (well prob already there).

Look forward to your inspiration.

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Old 08-25-2008, 09:06 AM   #2
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Sounds like a evening suited for stew, or a hearty soup!! A nice fresh baked bread would be in order as well

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Old 08-25-2008, 09:34 AM   #3
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I agree. Stew with meat and veg over biscuits or a hearty soup, navy bean or split pea with ham and popovers. Or a simple tasty mixed roast: say chicken pieces and veg like potatoes and carrots seasoned with salt and pepper, olive oil and some herbs (tarragon rosemary parsley) and a splash of white wine, roasted at 375F for about 45 min.
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Old 08-25-2008, 10:25 AM   #4
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A chicken pot pie would be nice, a small salad to go with and a some pie for dessert

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Old 08-25-2008, 10:30 AM   #5
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New England Pot Roast sounds perfect for an evening like that. Here's my favorite recipe: New England Pot Roast from Betty Crocker
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Old 08-25-2008, 04:40 PM   #6
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i second the soup suggestion. however would make french onion and use french bread slices for the topper, with cheese.

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Old 08-25-2008, 05:03 PM   #7
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Hot dogs and baked beans, either separate, or with the dogs cut up into the beans and it all baked in the oven.

With apple pie for dessert, natch!

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Old 08-25-2008, 06:22 PM   #8
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apple pie sounds like a great suggestion from other posters!!!

didn't post my main thought-

chix stew over biscuits or sausage gravy over biscuits.
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Old 08-25-2008, 11:46 PM   #9
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Kelly-anne While thinking about this I reached for one of my favorite cookbooks - "Spoonbread and Strawberry Wine" by the Darden sisters, they both are still living. Their grandfather was a slave. I like their spoonbead and also their sweet potato pudding topped with marshallows. Either or both should go well with many things, especially fried chiciken.

I did buy the peanut buttter and jam and had two whole wheat bread sandwiches with cold milk.

I love a good bowl of borscht also - made so thick that the wooden spoon stands up in the pot!
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Old 08-26-2008, 12:11 AM   #10
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kelly-anne, I forgot to mention, what I have found is that here all the food suggestions and recipes are good. But there are too many for one soul to make! After hanging around and reading many many posts I find that a few names will always get my attention and I always open their posts and lo! they are right on for me. But check them all out from time to time. They come from all over the world and we are blessed that way.
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Old 08-27-2008, 12:39 AM   #11
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this is only a suggestion because I have not made this but it's on my to do list. Mike Ditka`s Training Table Pot Roast Recipe @ CDKitchen.com :: it's what's cooking online! the ingredients have gotten my attention and because of that, I'm interested in seeing how it would turn out
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Old 08-27-2008, 09:38 AM   #12
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Nothing like a nice, thick, creamy soup on a chilly night. Here's one of my favorites. It's fast and easy too!
Potato Bacon Chowder

8 slices of bacon, cut up
1 cup chopped onion
4 cups cooked and cubed potatoes
1 cup water
1 can cream of chicken soup
1 cup sour cream
1 cups milk
teaspoon salt

Fry bacon until crisp. Remove bacon and saute onion in drippings. Remove onion and drain on paper towel. To cooked, cubed potatoes add water, soup, sour cream, milk, seasonings, and cooked onion and bacon, saving some bacon to crumble on top. Simmer, do not boil.
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Old 08-27-2008, 10:13 AM   #13
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I'm not sure how "American" this is, at it appears half our country never heard of it before , but you can get some ideas from this thread http://www.discusscooking.com/forums...ipe-40663.html

And this one http://www.discusscooking.com/forums...its-40861.html
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