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2011/08/29 19:37:41 (permalink)

What's For DINNER ...???

Ok...time to 'fess up...
 
WHAT are you having for dinner tonight...???
 
It can be dinner IN, dinner OUT, or TAKE OUT, or DELIVERY...
 
Cooked yourself, cooked by others, cooked by professionals, cooked by amatuers, or not cooked at all...
Fancy, plain, or somewhere in between...long prep time, short prep time, no prep time...lets hear about it...!!!
post edited by BackRhodes - 2012/01/24 21:50:21
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Re:What's For Dinner TONIGHT...??? 2011/08/29 19:42:00 (permalink)
A cooking site I frequent has an ongoing thread for this as well...I just got done posting there.
 
http://www.diabetes.org/f...singapore-chicken.html
Served over brown rice. SO good!!


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Re:What's For Dinner TONIGHT...??? 2011/08/29 19:55:51 (permalink)
Leftover chicken & sausage etouffee, red beans & rice....
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Re:What's For Dinner TONIGHT...??? 2011/08/29 20:34:41 (permalink)
tuna sandwichs made with just tuna,mayo,& diced celery.
mine was on seeded rye toast
pegs was on a wrap.
tater tots.
seltzer water.
Pilsbury chocolte chip cookies for dessert.
 
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Re:What's For Dinner TONIGHT...??? 2011/08/29 20:35:53 (permalink)
sk bob

tuna sandwichs made with just tuna,mayo,& diced celery.
mine was on seeded rye toast
pegs was on a wrap.
tater tots.
seltzer water.
Pilsbury chocolte chip cookies for dessert.


 
What?  No Budweiser?
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Re:What's For Dinner TONIGHT...??? 2011/08/29 21:09:04 (permalink)
No. I take Mondays off.
plus tuna doesn't go good with beer....wait a minute.. it might go good with a Schnefnowskis summer blueberry rose light ale.
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Re:What's For Dinner TONIGHT...??? 2011/08/29 21:15:01 (permalink)
chinese take out
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Re:What's For Dinner TONIGHT...??? 2011/08/29 22:36:41 (permalink)
Ham slice, canned French cut green beans, microwaved mashed potatoes, deli coleslaw.
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Re:What's For Dinner TONIGHT...??? 2011/08/29 22:46:04 (permalink)
I did a super burger tonight...
 
Half pound of 80/20, large seseme bun, and Kinders BBQ sauce...real plain but yummy...
 
I bought my first gas grill a few months ago and I've used it every night except 3...now I love cooking over an open flame (not coals) using oak wood here on the ranch and a cowboy style tripod grill, but I sorta started the use of a gas grill up at the railroad yard...I never touched one before that...but the last 3 years have been interesting, and only one poor person said the food was burnt, and he wasn't on our crew anyway, but just to be nice I cooked him up a new Ballpark dog & sent him on his way...
 
I think this new gas grill (which I got on sale for under $200 and has a side burner) will extend my grilling season beyond what I can do with the open oak fire pit after the rain & snow seasons starts...once the rains made my oak wood wet, grilling season was over for close to 6 months...this winter WILL be a test...
 
I think we all know what a burger looks like so I'll spare you the photo...
 
On the other hand, the photo that Felix posted looks kinda healthy, (and I even recognise the ingredients)...very colorful Felix...
 
post edited by BackRhodes - 2011/08/29 22:52:10
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Re:What's For Dinner TONIGHT...??? 2011/08/30 08:21:58 (permalink)
Rribeye steaks grilled on my Weber. Buttered noodles and corn. I had stocked up on charcoal in case we lost power, which we didn't.
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Re:What's For Dinner TONIGHT...??? 2011/08/30 10:52:15 (permalink)
Baked hamburgers and sweet and sour green beans on deck for tonight.
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Re:What's For Dinner TONIGHT...??? 2011/08/30 14:35:27 (permalink)
Bob is out of town, so for me its a tenderlroin sandwich( which we had on Sunday) with provolone cheese and a salad, maybe some fruit. skbob would be proud-cooked perfectly rare....
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Re:What's For Dinner TONIGHT...??? 2011/08/30 16:19:37 (permalink)
Marinated Lamb Chops on the grill, sliced cold Big Boy Tmaters, corn on the cob, 6 or 19 Screwdrivers!
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Re:What's For Dinner TONIGHT...??? 2011/08/30 22:21:27 (permalink)
Seeing that this is an old thread, I'll post what I had Sunday rather than today....
 

 
 
Dodger Dog topped with mustard, onions, relish and jalapenos.
 
$6.00 plus an extra $1.50 for the jalapenos.
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Re:What's For Dinner TONIGHT...??? 2011/08/31 17:36:03 (permalink)
small salad, meatloaf, corn on the cob, cowboy beans (similar to baked beans and made with dried Great Northerns), custard pie. 
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Re:What's For Dinner TONIGHT...??? 2011/08/31 18:58:34 (permalink)
Some one just brought in a LaRosa's Pizza with pineapple and xtra cheese. 
 
If you want pineapple on your pizza, GET THE HAM TOO!!
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Re:What's For Dinner TONIGHT...??? 2011/08/31 19:15:23 (permalink)
mar52     Seeing that this is an old thread....      

 
Mar in Mar ... old...???  This thread was started only a few days ago...  (check the date of the 1st post)
 
How would you technically describe yer Dodger Dog...???
 
$1.50 for the jalapenos...???   You could buy a whole pocketfull at the market for that price (although not as convenient)...
 
I don't know what brand dogs they serve at the Giants & A's games...
 
But something I truely miss are the dogs of the late, great DOGGIE DINER (of the SF Bay Area) ... there were 4 that I frequented in the 1960's:
 
Downtown Hayward at Mission & B st (?)
San Lorenzo at Hesperian & Llewelling
East Oakland at 98th & E14th
Downtown Oakland at Latham Square
 

After the death of the founder Al Ross, Doggie Diner folded...yet, a collection of 3 of the fiberglass dog heads (which were a rotating sign) has toured the country on a trailer, and was featured on a Tv show...they currently rest on Treasure Island in the SF Bay (between SF and Oakland)
 

Dinner last night was grilled TriTip & spuds...this was after a lunch of a Rodeo Burger in Garberville (Humboldt County).
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Re:What's For Dinner TONIGHT...??? 2011/08/31 20:40:32 (permalink)
Zapped Michelina chicken, noodles & broccoli, two cut up fresh home-grown tomatoes (7 of them appeared in a Kroger bag on my front porch a couple of days ago, and at least so far, no one has admitted to leaving them) with 1000 island dressing, and pancake squash.  Pancake squash is yellow squash, sliced into about 1/8" thick slices, dipped in pancake batter and fried in a skillet.  It has been at least 30 years since I have had it, and I saw some in a Wal-Mart yesterday and thought, I wonder if it tastes as good as it used to when we raised in our garden.  (It does.)
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Re:What's For Dinner TONIGHT...??? 2011/08/31 20:52:01 (permalink)
BackRhodes...  old is the day before today if the topic is What's for dinner TONIGHT.  
 
Tonight I will be having Nutrisytem Rotini with tiny meatballs...
 
But first...
 
I saute some fresh garlic and onions with a sprinkling of crushed red pepper.  Then I add the juice from a can of chopped clams and a splash of wine.
 
After cooking it down a bit I stir in the nasty microwave Nutrisytem dinner and the reserved clams to heat them up.  I end up with something that tastes wonderful while remaining on their program.
 
 
 
You asked.
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Re:What's For Dinner TONIGHT...??? 2011/08/31 20:58:00 (permalink)
I forgot to comment on the Dodger Dog.
 
It was just okay.  They flat grill them and by the time you get to your seat they're not hot.  I think they have Farmer John privately make them.  They have no snap or much bite to the consistency.  They're not overly spiced, either which is why I opted for the jalapenos.
 
I knew that it wasn't a great dog but you have to have at least one.... tradition!
 
I also bought a small beer (draught Miller Lite) which was tiny and $6.  I refused to pay $11 for the larger 16 ounce cup.
 
 
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Re:What's For Dinner TONIGHT...??? 2011/08/31 21:03:51 (permalink)
At least you're sorta close to PINKS just west of Gollywood...I mean Hollyweird...uh, I mean um Hollywoody...er, you know what I mean...
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Re:What's For Dinner TONIGHT...??? 2011/08/31 21:08:28 (permalink)
mar52     old is the day before today if the topic is What's for dinner TONIGHT.      

 
Old...is the day before today IF you forget to put the leftovers in the refrigerator...

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Re:What's For Dinner TONIGHT...??? 2011/08/31 21:14:16 (permalink)
I'll eat at Pink's but I'm not one of those who thinks they're the best there is.  I certainly wouldn't wait in line for one.
 
Fab in the San Fernando Valley uses Thurmann's dogs so for me, they're the best.
 
However, I've yet to visit the Papaya King or Skooby's in Hollywood.
 
Have you eaten at the French Laundry and is it as good as they are touted?
post edited by mar52 - 2011/09/07 21:29:35
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Re:What's For Dinner TONIGHT...??? 2011/09/04 06:05:22 (permalink)
Naw...it's way too upscale for me...I'd rather have a damn good steak than "fru fru food"...
 
Speaking of "fru fru food" ... I suspect that the person who coined the term "California Cuisine" was from Kansas and never actually stepped a foot within the borders of California...stick 3 improbable small serving size food items items on a plate, squirt some kind of sauce on the plate that looks like puree'd grasshopper bug juice, and then call it dinner...   HA...!!!    In my very jaded opinion that's not a MEAL...it's an appetizer at best...
 
I guess that some folks really get off on the French food served up in the Napa Valley, but to me it's over rated...I don't eat snails, I step on them...
 
To my non gourmet tastes, one of the best places to eat was Martinelli's Smokehouse in St Helena...long gone but not forgotten...we used to eat there after getting off work at Beringer Bros...Old grape stumps were used to fire a brick oven with indirect heat (I used to cook with grape prunings) ... this was 35 years ago and IF it was still there I'd be making a bee line to that place as fast as possible...
 
BTW...If you ever get up to St Helena I suggest you buy cheese at the Napa Valley Olive Oil Company...it's the best...!!!
 
Also, east of St Helena is Angwin (Anguish?), and you might want to enjoy fresh ground Cashew Butter at the 7th Day Adventist College market...
post edited by BackRhodes - 2011/09/04 06:24:21
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Re:What's For Dinner TONIGHT...??? 2011/09/04 06:43:59 (permalink)
Dinner tonight was one of my simple but scrumptious "super burgers" on a large seseme bun... I often grill at sunset when the bats are coming out to eat the skeeters...
 

 
Nothing fancy, but you can almost taste it just by looking at the photo...
 
Pre cooking seasoning was kosher salt and Weber's (new?) "Gourmet Burger Seasoning" ... which is a medium course grind mix of spices that really compliments the 80/20 meat and the Kinder's mild bbq sauce...
 
Maximum satisfaction with Kinder's bbq sauce, cooked in a bit with live flame on both sides, let rest 5 minutes, then devoured...
 
PS...one of the young kids on our railroad crew was given the chore of cooking one day on the gas grill in back of the locomotive shop...but I noticed he served the buns cold...
 
The next day I showed him how to toast the buns on the grill...it had never occured to him to toast the buns, (I have no idea where he's eaten for the last 25 years) and to me plopping a burger onto a cold, untoasted bun is not the way I want to eat...
 
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Re:What's For Dinner TONIGHT...??? 2011/09/04 07:52:12 (permalink)
Crab cakes with a Cajun sauce!
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Re:What's For Dinner TONIGHT...??? 2011/09/07 01:27:41 (permalink)
Nothing fancy tonight...2 Hebrew Nat'l "jumbo" franks grilled + Kinders BBQ sauce.
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Re:What's For Dinner TONIGHT...??? 2011/09/07 19:25:19 (permalink)
Tonight I did shrimp scampi over whole wheat pasta with a side of peas.
http://www.food.com/recipe/shrimp-scampi-127495
 

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Re:What's For Dinner TONIGHT...??? 2011/09/07 21:32:15 (permalink)
That looks fabulous.  What do you think of the whole wheat pasta?
 
 
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Re:What's For Dinner TONIGHT...??? 2011/09/08 11:08:43 (permalink)
Meh...I've gotten used to it, but it's not my favourite. However, my mother is borderline diabetic, so on the VERY rare occasion I'm allowed to make pasta it has to be whole wheat. To me, it all has a way too grainy feel in my mouth. The lasagna noodles aren't bad, surprisingly enough.
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