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Old 07-20-2007, 11:15 AM   #1
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TGIF! Dinner tonight July 20?

Hey everyone, I know this is early but I will have a busy day ahead of me here. Got kids going to Harry Potter, a puppy to take to the park and a hubby who will need a nap. I'm thinking I will do some lemony grilled chicken and a caesar salad, and if we're feeling adventurous we may wrap it all in tortillas.

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Old 07-20-2007, 01:23 PM   #2
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making a thai style coconut soup tonight, and a mango icecream type thing for dessert (put the icecream maker in the freezer yesterday)
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Old 07-20-2007, 02:00 PM   #3
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Carne asada, 3 chili salsa, guacamole and black beans. Maybe rice if the wife wants some.
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Old 07-20-2007, 02:07 PM   #4
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Old 07-20-2007, 03:12 PM   #5
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I have some leftover chicken, so I'll make Thai noodles with limey sauce and chicken, and grilled shrimp with Asian-style barbecue sauce (orange marmalade mixed with hoisin sauce). Making my mouth water already ...
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Old 07-20-2007, 03:41 PM   #6
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Im doing "Cha Sui" pork on a fried rice pilaf. Its already a work in progress.

Yo GotGarlic, Thanks for the idea, and that shrimp would be a nice addition to my meal! Too bad I dont have any right now :(


And TGIF (AIO = and its over) Busy busy day....
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Old 07-20-2007, 04:27 PM   #7
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I'm cooking meatloaf right now. I used ground beef and I had a very little "raw" piece of a pork roast left so I grinded that up in my food processor and added it to the meat loaf mixture.

I made a salad with what I could find in the refrigerator "lettuce, cucumber, brocolli, baby carrot sticks, cut up some cheese into cubes, and red pepper".

So meatloaf and salad. I don't feel like making a starch. Unless I change my mind at the last minute. Hopefully DH won't mind.
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Old 07-20-2007, 04:48 PM   #8
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just pulled a pizza out of the oven; onions, garlic, smoked sausage, green peppers, ricotta cheese, parmesan cheese, and tomato sauce. Will have a side of cold bean salad.

Don't have a clue when supper will occur. Last night someone called crying that their computer was struck by lightening so DH has an extra chore on his way home from work.
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Old 07-20-2007, 05:59 PM   #9
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Got to the lake today, we are having grilled burgers, with hot pepper cheese, tomato, and onions on grilled onion buns, sweet corn, I wrapped in foil with butter and crazy salt, and olives / b&b pickles. Ice cream for dessert
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Old 07-20-2007, 06:58 PM   #10
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We are making pepperoni & portabella pizza & a salad.
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Old 07-20-2007, 07:04 PM   #11
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Since we dont eat full breakfasts tonight is fried potatoes with onions and green chile,smoked sausage,eggs and maybe some toast.
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Old 07-20-2007, 09:20 PM   #12
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We got home later than planned from visiting my aunt and uncle in Western PA (forgot how heavy Friday night traffic is in the summer! ) so we just chopped up some leftover chicken and threw it onto some greens with carrots and parm for a quickie salad.
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Old 07-21-2007, 10:46 AM   #13
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I bought a nice pound of large Gulf shrimp yesterday & turned them into "Shrimp Parmegian". Just peeled & sauteed them in some extra-virgin olive oil with some dried Italian seasoning, chopped garlic, & crushed red pepper flakes; then layered them in 2 individual-size casserole dishes with grated mozzarella cheese & jarred pasta sauce (Bertolli's Marinara). Baked until hot, bubbly, & slightly browned, then served the individual casseroles with a side of buttered Barilla Plus Rotini pasta & a green salad.
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I had pot roast beef, with onion mashed potato and mixed veg, and plenty gravy made with the pot roast juice.
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