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Old 02-12-2011, 01:41 PM   #1
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Saturday 2/12/11 What's Cooking Today?

I'm starting a seafood stew. I had been hungry for Oyster Stew, but no fresh oysters are to be found, so I bought a small can which isn't the same flavor at all, so my dish will be

1/4# Krab
6 medium shrimp
small can oysters
Bacon
Celery
Onions
Lots of garlic, toasted gently to be soft like roasted
Milk/evaporated milk

I'm marinating the Krab and shrimp in the liquid from the can of oysters, plus the oil from a tin of smoked oysters.

I'm hoping it will come out tasting oystery. I plan to cook it up a little later today, then cool and refrigerate until dinnertime then reheat, giving the flavors a chance to blend.

What are you cooking today?
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Old 02-12-2011, 01:49 PM   #2
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Not too fancy today! The weather is finally nice enough to cook out! We will be grilling hamburgers tonight!
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lobster tail i bought yesterday. asparagus and some kind of yellow veg. i have some crook neck squash . maybe that.
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We're having pork chops (some way?), baked sweet potatoes, buttered Brussels sprouts and blackberry pie with ice cream.
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lobster tail i bought yesterday. asparagus and some kind of yellow veg. i have some crook neck squash . maybe that.
That is a meal fit foir a Queen! Enjoy!
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We're having pork chops (some way?), baked sweet potatoes, buttered Brussels sprouts and blackberry pie with ice cream.
Save me a seat at the dessert table! YUM!
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Old 02-12-2011, 03:03 PM   #7
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I took some crablegs and a lobster tail out of the freezer this morning and was going to serve them with a bison steak... then I remembered about 15 minutes ago that I had two more chicken breasts thawed that I was going to do another Mexican dish with, so I'll be having chicken again. Not sure how I feel about that at this moment, but I don't want the chicken to go to waste.
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Old 02-12-2011, 03:13 PM   #8
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Ken is going to BBQ some steaks tonight. I'm not sure what else is on the menu, but I know I'll be getting a spice cake with brown sugar fudge icing.
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Old 02-12-2011, 03:15 PM   #9
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I will be making lasagna up at our best friends' house.

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Old 02-12-2011, 03:18 PM   #10
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Not sure. Everybody is gone and I am out the door at 6:00 pm to play at a Valentine's Dance. Maybe hit the cold cut box and have a sandwhich with a few potato chips and a cold beer. I usually eat light before a show. Sold out crowd tonight. The hall holds over 600 people...

Gotta walk the dog first...
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Ok all,
I am thinking of my burgers I am going to have tonight. I have 2# of lean g.b. thawing at the present time. I want to make the burgers special tonight (I will be grilling). I would love ideas for something new. I thought maybe I would have bacon and swiss cheese on them, and serving with rosemary and garlic roasted potatoes. What do you think I should do with the beef to make it great?
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I took some crablegs and a lobster tail out of the freezer this morning and was going to serve them with a bison steak... then I remembered about 15 minutes ago that I had two more chicken breasts thawed that I was going to do another Mexican dish with, so I'll be having chicken again. Not sure how I feel about that at this moment, but I don't want the chicken to go to waste.
Cook chicken breast, shred, make BBQ and freeze for another day.
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Cook chicken breast, shred, make BBQ and freeze for another day.
Good one. Sometimes I cook it up, chill, dice and freeze for pizza topping, put in a wrap or fried rice....
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That is a good idea. I was going to steam it for what I needed anyway, so I'll just shred it and save until tomorrow. I'm much more in the mood for seafood.
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We need some more home cooking after our vacation so I'm making spaghetti with meat sauce and garlic bread. I think I'll crack open a bottle of red to go with it.
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We're doing burgers here too! I have bacon, Swiss and cheddar for them. Maybe some corn pudding.
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Leftover tonight: lasagna roll-up or mushroom swiss steak.
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Leftover tonight: lasagna roll-up or mushroom swiss steak.
Leftovers are fun. Sometimes we have so many leftovers in the fridge and we have a yoyo night. (your on your own).
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Ok all,
I am thinking of my burgers I am going to have tonight. I have 2# of lean g.b. thawing at the present time. I want to make the burgers special tonight (I will be grilling). I would love ideas for something new. I thought maybe I would have bacon and swiss cheese on them, and serving with rosemary and garlic roasted potatoes. What do you think I should do with the beef to make it great?
Make double the amount of patties - patted thin - then put a nice layer of blue cheese between and seal the edges. Delicious
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Leftovers are fun. Sometimes we have so many leftovers in the fridge and we have a yoyo night. (your on your own).
I plan for leftovers but somehow we ended up with more than I planned for this week and I need the fridge cleaned out because I'm cooking dinners tomorrow and Monday.
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