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Re:What's For Dinner TONIGHT...??? 2011/10/04 13:47:23 (permalink)
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Tonight? Blanched broccoli rabe sauteed with garlic, red pepper flakes and cannellini beans, served with hot and sweet sausage. Plus, crostini with olive oil, garlic and oregano.

 
Hey!  That sounds like an Olive garden commercial.
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Re:What's For Dinner TONIGHT...??? 2011/10/04 13:53:12 (permalink)
Somehow I don't think Olive Garden would be able to sell greens and beans to its customers.
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Re:What's For Dinner TONIGHT...??? 2011/10/04 16:06:24 (permalink)
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I'm making Kraft spaghetti out of a box, 


Interesting.  I have never heard of Kraft spaghetti in a box.  Must be a regional thing, but a product locator at the Kraft website tells me it is available at a Dollar General not too far away. 
I wonder how many products we think of as common are unknown in other parts of the country.

When I was a kid, we would have it as a special treat. Now it's my "I'm too lazy to bother" meal. It's really not bad.
 
Tonight, since I had to work at 6am and got pretty beat up while I was there, and I still feel like crap, I'm making Campbell's tomato soup with tuna sandwiches. Eventually I'll get back to actually cooking, but that day is not today.
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Re:What's For Dinner TONIGHT...??? 2011/10/06 15:32:33 (permalink)
Tonight I'll be cooking INDOORS...(damnit!)
 
A Golden Grain box of Garlic Alfredo with added chunks of bbq chicken thigh from my freezer...
 
I also planned on some sourdough garlic bread (comes from SF) but it had funny green spots on it (damnit!)...
 
Mexican Cocacola...
 
Horehound drops for dessert...
 
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Re:What's For Dinner TONIGHT...??? 2011/10/06 15:38:30 (permalink)
I had dinner with my mother last night.
 
Thai restaurant where I had Masaman curry with chicken served with white rice.
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Re:What's For Dinner TONIGHT...??? 2011/10/14 00:41:35 (permalink)
I had a late lunch so I'm not cooking a full dinner tonight...a late dinner after 9:oo PM on the grill...
 
Just a Evergood Cajun Hot Link, split and the outside had crosshatch scoring...on an Oroweat wheat bun (they started in North Hollywood, CA) and topped while still on the grill with Kinders Mild bbq sauce, and bottle of Mexican Coke...
 
Simple but good...
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Re:What's For Dinner TONIGHT...??? 2011/10/14 08:59:40 (permalink)
I made pan roasted bone-in pork loin chops in salsa verde, and sweet and sour green beans (my grandmother's recipe I modified) for dinner last night. Leftovers for lunch today!
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Re:What's For Dinner TONIGHT...??? 2011/10/14 15:24:39 (permalink)
Tonight is Lasagna
 
I am making a chicken, mushroom and spinach lasagna, garlic bread, salad, and for dessert fresh apple crisp made with the apples I got at the orchard today (along with 2 gallons of one of the best ciders I have tasted in a while, this season made perfect apple cider)  I got some breyers old fashioned vanilla bean ice cream to top the warm apple crisp.
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Re:What's For Dinner TONIGHT...??? 2011/10/14 15:26:26 (permalink)
It's the home opener for our AHL team, which means I have to be there three hours before the game. Luckily, it's also dollar beer and dollar dog night. Not that I can have a beer, but dinner will be a couple of hot dogs and some onion straws.
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Re:What's For Dinner TONIGHT...??? 2011/10/14 21:10:15 (permalink)
It's been very hot here the last couple of days.
 
So, although I boiled some water I didn't heat up the kitchen much.
 
Tuna salad with Green Goddess Dressing, lots of black pepper and I added some spice with some citrus barbecue rub.  Rubs have lots of interesting spices in them.   (Yes, including salt)
 
 
 

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Re:What's For Dinner TONIGHT...??? 2011/10/15 09:30:21 (permalink)
Looks fabulous, Mar. Havent had green godess dressing in years! What brand do you use?
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Re:What's For Dinner TONIGHT...??? 2011/10/15 13:58:54 (permalink)
Kraft has brought back Green Goddess.  It's pretty good.  I found it first at Walmart and now our Ralph's (Krogers) has it.
 
I used to buy Bernstein's back in probably the '70s.
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Re:What's For Dinner TONIGHT...??? 2011/10/15 18:57:09 (permalink)
Crab-stuffed chicken breast with mixed vegetables and a salad. I omit the breading from the recipe and no one ever notices. I also bake the chicken at 400F for about 25 minutes, because I'm lazy and hate standing over the stove frying. Not that it isn't good fried, I just don't do it. It's healthier my way.
 

 
http://www.grouprecipes.com/70224/chicken-breasts-stuffed-with-crabmeat.html
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Re:What's For Dinner TONIGHT...??? 2011/10/15 19:15:24 (permalink)
Tonight is MY night to rule the tv, so we are ordering in...Bob with his usual pizza, and the same place makes broasted chicken and potatoes, so that is my choice.Pajamas, fast food and the couch-doesnt get much better on a Saturday night!
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Re:What's For Dinner TONIGHT...??? 2011/10/15 21:31:11 (permalink)
We just got back from a wake for a friend who lived in Scotland. 
 
In his honor we had scones, clotted cream, seedless raspberry jam, assorted English pastries, diced melon to keep it healthy and hot tea to wash it down.
 
I'm not sure I want anything else.  It was rich!
 
 
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Re:What's For Dinner TONIGHT...??? 2011/10/15 22:06:26 (permalink)
Tonight is Racing/College Football and left overs.
 
Reheated Lasagna, fresh green beans from the garden (not mine) and garlic bread.
 
Mar52 - Sorry to hear about your friend, but the wake sounded like some good eats.
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Re:What's For Dinner TONIGHT...??? 2011/10/15 23:08:28 (permalink)
I've been working 70 plus hours a week since the beginning of August and finally got a break this weekend.  Put a Boston Butt on the grill at 11am and took it off at 8 tonight - it was fantastic - had some BBQ beans and slaw with it.
 
Having a glass of Merlot right now - life is very good.
 
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Re:What's For Dinner TONIGHT...??? 2011/10/16 00:06:05 (permalink)
CajunKing,  Thank you. 
 
My friend hired a bagpipe player to play a few songs.
 
(Was it wrong of me to keep thinking I now know who pays the piper?)
 
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Re:What's For Dinner TONIGHT...??? 2011/10/16 00:19:30 (permalink)
Only if you capitalize on it.
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Re:What's For Dinner TONIGHT...??? 2011/10/16 14:27:24 (permalink)
Chicken & dumplings if I can get my lazy a** to the store!
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Re:What's For Dinner TONIGHT...??? 2011/10/17 02:39:09 (permalink)
Evergood cajun hot link on a Oroweat wheat bun, split and cross hatched on the outside...late dinner after 9:oo PM tonight...thousands of stars out tonight (I'm WAY out in the mountain boonies with zero "light pollution")...
 
Dinner was late because I had a late lunch...an old friend from Calistoga was up at the ranch today to help me, and I cooked him a super-burger topped with La Victoria green taco sauce...I didn't have enough large Oroweat hamburger buns, so I fashioned my hamburger meat into a "Longhorn" style that would fit on an Oroweat wheat hotdog / hoagie bun, also topped with L.V. green taco sauce...both had Kinders bbq sauce cooked in while grilling, the the green taco sauce went on just before serving...  and we ate lunch while overlooking the canyon, the fog, and looking towards the ocean (I can see it 17 miles to the west through a gap in the mountains of me)...
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Re:What's For Dinner TONIGHT...??? 2011/10/18 04:09:11 (permalink)
3 tacos at my favorite place...carne asada...
 
 
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Re:What's For Dinner TONIGHT...??? 2011/10/18 15:01:24 (permalink)
It's cold and wet here. I making chicken pot pie tonight.
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Re:What's For Dinner TONIGHT...??? 2011/10/18 20:04:34 (permalink)
The traditional standby, the dish that every cook is judged by, or at least should be, so easy yet so many people screw up, a simple, yet elegant baked chicken
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Re:What's For Dinner TONIGHT...??? 2011/10/18 22:48:47 (permalink)
I cooked up a big pot of chicken soup.
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Re:What's For Dinner TONIGHT...??? 2011/10/19 21:34:37 (permalink)
Tonight I added a can of corn and different spices to last night's soup.
 

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Re:What's For Dinner TONIGHT...??? 2011/10/19 21:35:43 (permalink)
I was cold, and cranky, and tired, and lazy. So I had a huge bowl of Lucky Charms and an even bigger glass of milk. Sometimes, that is exactly what I need.
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Re:What's For Dinner TONIGHT...??? 2011/10/20 16:05:12 (permalink)
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I was cold, and cranky, and tired, and lazy. So I had a huge bowl of Lucky Charms and an even bigger glass of milk. Sometimes, that is exactly what I need.

 
I AGREE!!!
(except mine is Count Chocula, but Lucky Charms are right up there too)
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Re:What's For Dinner TONIGHT...??? 2011/10/20 19:35:06 (permalink)
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The traditional standby, the dish that every cook is judged by, or at least should be, so easy yet so many people screw up, a simple, yet elegant baked chicken

 
Both chicken and eggs have 1 thing in common (besides the obvious):  They're easy to screw up, usually by too many / too much spice(s)

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Re:What's For Dinner TONIGHT...??? 2011/10/20 19:51:58 (permalink)
Ah...one of my favorites:  Tri Tip
 
With the left and right burners ON, and the middle burner OFF, on my gas grill, it takes about an hour for this 1.7 pound hunk-o-meat...
 

 
I was wondering what to do with the rest of the bottle of spikey haired Guy (Fierri) bbq sauce...so why not dump it on the Tri Tip just before taking it off the grill...
 

 
YUMMY...!!!  Still a hint of pink inside, lots of juice, tender, and pulls like an accordian...
 
With the burners on low it cooked at 275* for 50 minutes, and then I turned the burners up on high for a bit less than 10 minutes at 400*...sauce went on about 4 to 5 minutes to go...internal temp 165*...let it rest 15 minutes...
 
I must confess that having the burners on low was a mistake...purely unintentional...but I "let it ride" after looking at the built in grill thermometer and seeing it was 275*...& it worked out to be one of the best Tri-Tips I've cooked in a while. The meat was frozen, but slow thawed before cooking...
 
There were NO leftovers...
 
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