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Old 12-20-2009, 01:22 PM   #1
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What's For Dinner Sunday December 20th?

Never thought I'd be the one to start this thread!

We're having our Christmas gift exchange with my daughters, SIL and grandson today and the menu is appetizers and desserts.

I have puff pastry roll ups with prosciutto and cheese, cheese puffs and Armenian style meatballs with a tzatziki sauce for dipping. One daughter is bringing a hot crab dip and the other stuffed mushrooms.

Dessert is an assortment of cookies and a pumpkin roll.
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Old 12-20-2009, 02:52 PM   #2
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Bourbon, Neat........
Pork Chop, Grilled.......
Potato, Baked....
Green Beans, Sauteed....
Peaches, Cobblered......
Ice Cream, Frozen.........
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Old 12-20-2009, 03:13 PM   #3
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Haven't decided yet. Had a good German meal for lunch after church of jager schnitzel, spatzle and kartoffelsalat (potato salad). Will make either hamburger stuffing or scalloped potatoes and ham depending on how hungry people are.
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speaking of cobblered peaches UB, I thought of you the other day.....not sure why, when I made the unexpected discovery that cider and whiskey go very well together

anyway, still working on the lasagna and ice cream
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Old 12-20-2009, 04:04 PM   #5
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speaking of cobblered peaches UB, I thought of you the other day.....not sure why, when I made the unexpected discovery that cider and whiskey go very well together
Hush girl!!! Dontcha be telling everyone....The price of Cider will go through the roof!!!

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Old 12-20-2009, 04:34 PM   #6
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We'll eat at church, between praise team practice and the service. I'm bringing the dessert: rosettes and chocolates. I made the chocolates using a white "chocolate" ganache, having steeped orange peels in the cream, along with a couple of cloves and almond extract. I dipped them in dark chocolate and garnished with the orange peels that I rinsed, then cooked in a simple syrup.
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Old 12-20-2009, 04:46 PM   #7
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Wyogal, those butterflies (angels?) are beautiful. What are they and can you pass on a recipe?

Tonight is still a bit up in the air. Either pork stir fry, or pork bits in some kind of sauce and a spinach salad. I'm not sure what I want to do here. I'll post back later.
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Old 12-20-2009, 04:49 PM   #8
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Rosettes... I know, they are shaped like butterflies, it's an antique iron. You dip it in batter and fry one at a time.
2 eggs, 1 tsp. sugar, 1/4 tsp. salt, 1 c. milk, 1 c. flour, 1 tsp. melted butter. I also added almond extract.
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I made the chocolates using a white "chocolate" ganache, having steeped orange peels in the cream, along with a couple of cloves and almond extract. I dipped them in dark chocolate and garnished with the orange peels that I rinsed, then cooked in a simple syrup.
Now that I've clean the drool off my keyboard...Those sounds delicious!!!
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Old 12-20-2009, 04:51 PM   #10
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Last year I made some that were flavored with tequila and garnished with lime peel and coarse salt... (all dark choc)
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Rosettes... I know, they are shaped like butterflies, it's an antique iron. You dip it in batter and fry one at a time.
2 eggs, 1 tsp. sugar, 1/4 tsp. salt, 1 c. milk, 1 c. flour, 1 tsp. melted butter. I also added almond extract.
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So I'm pooched without the iron. Rats. Maybe my MIL has one. She has the stuff for krumkaga (sp?) and lefse so maybe she's got that too. They look wonderful.
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Old 12-20-2009, 07:41 PM   #12
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Old 12-20-2009, 09:25 PM   #13
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Whatever leftovers I can find in the fridge ...
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grilled ham and cheese
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lousy, starchy soup with too many items suspended in the overly-viscous broth, & lo-mein noodles with seafood/chix/beef/pork.
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...a mess! I was heating a jar of Alfredo sauce in the microwave after removing the lid. Rather than dirty a dish, I simply covered the open jar with a small piece of plastic wrap. After heating on medium for 2 minutes and stiring, I heated a little more... but the plastic wrap softened too much and created a seal... and more than 10 oz. of creamy, gooey, drippy Alfredo sauce erupted and coated every square millimeter of the interior of my microwave! It took 10 minutes to clean it out! (yuck!)
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awww heck! 10:22 and I just realized I DIDN'T eat dinner! Kiddo wanted subway earlier and I wasn't hungry then.... guess I will go rummage through the fridge.
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Old 12-21-2009, 12:17 AM   #18
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Picked up a bottle of Tikka Masala sauce today on a whim.
Gussied up things a little with some onions, zucchini and marinated the chicken...
I like the sauce, and will be researching some recipes!
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Old 12-21-2009, 04:12 AM   #19
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I made chicken parmesan, which I was going to have last night.

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