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Old 08-30-2012, 08:07 PM
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What's for supper tonight?


Mmm - re-heated bison stew! With toasted garlic buns.
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Spicy shredded chicken enchiladas, homemade cilantro-lime rice, black beans.
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Old 08-30-2012, 08:23 PM
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Amy's soft taco bowl.
First time I've tried it, but it's pretty darn tasty and not very high in calories, so I think it's a winner.
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Old 08-30-2012, 08:33 PM
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homemade cilantro-lime rice,
sounds good - care to share the recipe?
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Old 08-30-2012, 09:11 PM
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I have been wanting to try Thai food so I tried a new place in town. I had Pad Thai.

Blech. I won't do that again.
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Old 08-30-2012, 09:15 PM
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I was going to make pork ribs, but they didn't thaw very much since yesterday, so I ended up running to the store for frozen lasagna and garlic bread. Tomorrow, though- ribs! I haven't decided if I will use a locally-bottled mustard-based bbq sauce, or make my own special peach-onion-chipotle sauce. I love both of them.
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Old 08-30-2012, 09:29 PM
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We had burgers and tater tots made at home.
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Old 08-30-2012, 09:56 PM
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sounds good - care to share the recipe?
Sure, I'll have to do it tomorrow.
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Old 08-30-2012, 09:57 PM
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Roasted potatoes, peppers and onions on top of spicy black bean veggie burgers. And a sip or two or three of California Sunshine IPA.

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Old 08-30-2012, 10:24 PM
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Late night for me and the missus, so... takeout from Crazy Noodle, the local (Columbia, MO) noodle place. We split an order of sweet potato noodles with some kind of sauce I don't recall, and an order of udon noodles with garlic-pepper sauce, both with tofu. Pleasant, inexpensive, and prepared by someone else.

I wish you had asked tomorrow. I could have bragged about my wife's bhindi masala. Food of the gods. There is a bag of farmer's market okra in the fridge just waiting for the missus to work her magic.
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Old 08-30-2012, 10:26 PM
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Something soft. Maybe just some soup, a PB&J, and a glass of milk. But I did have a rear molar pulled today, so that's why.

But tomorrow? Definitely something more substantial!
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Old 08-31-2012, 01:15 AM
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I had a nice corned beef in the crock pot all day while I was at work but I was too worn out and a little ill to even look at it when I got home. Unplugged the cooker and put the whole thing in the fridge. I'll deal with it mañana.
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We played "tour the leftovers when you feel like eating" tonight.
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Old 08-31-2012, 08:33 AM
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Take-out! I'm thinking a fish fry.
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Old 08-31-2012, 08:54 AM
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We played "tour the leftovers when you feel like eating" tonight.
That’s what we’re probably doing too. You shouldn’t ask me what I’m cooking late in the week; I’m down to the dregs of the menu!

We could do a homemade ham and pineapple pizza, but I doubt energy levels will be up to it by this evening.
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Old 08-31-2012, 09:15 AM
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Pork Steaks! Grilled with a good rub.

Now, to get something to go with them.

Or not.
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Old 08-31-2012, 09:19 AM
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Crockpot chili tonight. My husband usually stops by his buddy's workshop for an hour after work on Fridays, so I don't try very hard. Maybe I'll make cornbread. Maybe not.
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Old 08-31-2012, 09:31 AM
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I have been wanting to try Thai food so I tried a new place in town. I had Pad Thai.

Blech. I won't do that again.
Pad Thai or the restaurant?

I don't care if I ever taste pad thai again in my life, and I freaking love Thai food.
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Pork Steaks!
I saw that, then I immediately checked your location. Yep. You might have to have gooey butter cake for dessert.

There are a couple of things I miss about my meat-eating days. Pork steak is one of them. It tastes like home.
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Old 08-31-2012, 11:02 AM
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Meat loaf (schmeatloaf, double beatloaf) from the local store that makes it on premises. And roasted brussel sprouts.
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Old 08-31-2012, 11:10 AM
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Dinner this evening will be beef pot roast, baked potatoes, and green beans.
I'm trying to decide if I want to make a loaf of fresh bread (Hmm...or maybe some rolls, instead) to go with it, or not.
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Old 08-31-2012, 11:26 AM
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I'm leaning toward an avocado and tuna sandwich with spicy mustard on toasted scali bread.

I might have a big bowl of ice cream, too.

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Old 08-31-2012, 01:17 PM
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Husband - Ravioli with meat sauce and garlic bread.
Me - pizza bread (mozz and cheddar - no other toppings.)
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Old 08-31-2012, 01:28 PM
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Store bought pesto over store bought gnocchi with a topping of melted mozzarella cheese and some garden tomatoes. Accompanied by a nice glass of Italian wine and some Trader Joe's chocolate biscotti.
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Old 08-31-2012, 01:29 PM
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I saw that, then I immediately checked your location. Yep. You might have to have gooey butter cake for dessert.

There are a couple of things I miss about my meat-eating days. Pork steak is one of them. It tastes like home.
No gooey butter cake, never cared for the stuff. Strawberry shortcake is much more likely, but a good slice of watermelon would really top it off.

Pork Steak, corn-on-the-cob, cole slaw, potato salad, and watermelon are somewhat cliche, yet indelibly marked in my mind, as midwestern "Summer Foods."

Because it's what we had at least twice a month from Memorial Day to Labor Day as far back as I can remember. Usually after a day at the pool/lake/river.
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Old 08-31-2012, 01:39 PM
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Yesterday - Piccata di Vitello with rice pilaf.

This evening - Pasta Fresca with our own home-grown basil.
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Old 08-31-2012, 01:47 PM
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Probably something meatball-based, since I plan to make a mega-batch later.
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No gooey butter cake, never cared for the stuff. Strawberry shortcake is much more likely, but a good slice of watermelon would really top it off.

Pork Steak, corn-on-the-cob, cole slaw, potato salad, and watermelon are somewhat cliche, yet indelibly marked in my mind, as midwestern "Summer Foods."

Because it's what we had at least twice a month from Memorial Day to Labor Day as far back as I can remember. Usually after a day at the pool/lake/river.
At our house, it was pork steaks, cole slaw, and potato salad, too. My mom still makes the best cole slaw (vinegar, not mayo) and potato salad. We actually didn't do gooey butter cake very often either. When my grandfather was alive, he would always make a pineapple upside-down cake. I don't think that's a particularly St. Louis or Midwest thing, though. And then, after dinner -- Pinochle! Good times.
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Old 08-31-2012, 05:27 PM
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Meat loaf (schmeatloaf, double beatloaf) from the local store that makes it on premises. And roasted brussel sprouts.
This is one of my family's favorite meals. I think we'll have it tomorrow night. I'm thinking take and bake pizza tonight. It's not been an easy day.
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Crabcakes with cesar salad and i have a butternut squash that needs to bu used so I am going to steam it them mash it up with some roasted garlic and Parmesan cheese and serve that on the side !

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Ribs are already on the BBQ -- beginning to salivate.
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Old 08-31-2012, 05:48 PM
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Enchilada casserole.
I make it with a ton of veg so it's at least a little healthy and it quick/easy/tasty.
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It's too warm to start the oven and it's only me here...

TheKid made her first ever apple pie and I just happened to pick up some cinnamon ice cream. Healthy? No. Good? Oh, yeah.

Dessert for dinner is always a winner.
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It's too warm to start the oven and it's only me here...

TheKid made her first ever apple pie and I just happened to pick up some cinnamon ice cream. Healthy? No. Good? Oh, yeah.

Dessert for dinner is always a winner.
I am SO gonna do this (when my wife's out of town ), the kids will love me.
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Half a pepperoni pizza covered in Sriracha hot sauce. It turned out so much better than I anticipated.
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Old 08-31-2012, 07:13 PM
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Pad Thai or the restaurant?

I don't care if I ever taste pad thai again in my life, and I freaking love Thai food.
It's hard to say since I'd never tried either before, but I'm going to say probably the pad thai. I'll give the restaurant another try.
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It's hard to say since I'd never tried either before, but I'm going to say probably the pad thai. I'll give the restaurant another try.
Definitely try it again, or you will be missing out on one of the great pleasures in life. Next time try the green, red, or massaman curry.
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Spaghetti with from scratch chicken & Italian sausage meat sauce. Garlic cheese bread, all washed down with a cab left over from yesterday's Cabernet Day celebration.
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It's hard to say since I'd never tried either before, but I'm going to say probably the pad thai. I'll give the restaurant another try.
What restaurant? I wonder if my mom has eaten there? She loved pad thai in general.
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Pan-seared chicken breasts with a roasted red pepper and garlic sauce, with a side of julienned zucchini salad with toasted almonds and lemon vinaigrette.
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Old 09-01-2012, 06:32 AM
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What restaurant? I wonder if my mom has eaten there? She loved pad thai in general.
Taste of Thai. It's really nice inside and the owner is so cute and sweet.

I love rice so I should have tried a rice dish instead. I would never have tried the pad thai if I'd known it had peanuts. That was my biggest mistake. Alice, I'll check out the curry next time.
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I have a big pile of meat* and 10lbs worth of pureed farm fresh tomatoes. Gonna be a big ol pot of meat sauce aka "gravy" come this evening.


*Meats include a piece of beef braciole and a piece of pork braciole, some ribs, meatballs, and hot italian sausage. A braciole is a thin cutlet wrapped around cheese and herbs.
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Chicken, veggie and greens salad with Thai spicy peanut dressing.
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Beef-heart stew. Cut the heart up into bite-sized chunks and cooked it 23-24 hours in the crockpot with half a bottle of cider, a couple of cut-up onions, salt, pepper and Penzey's Turkish seasoning. Added some frozen mixed veg this evening, let them cook, and then served it. Tasty....
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Egg curry with brown rice
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Old 09-03-2012, 01:41 PM
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Yesterday we roasted a butterflied leg of lamb on the grill, and had roasted brussels sprouts. Hubs and roomie had something potatoey that I skipped as I wasn't in the mood.

Tonight is leftover lamb, not sure how yet. Tomorrow is corned beef and cabbage with potatoes, onions, carrots and celery.
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Pork ribs, with a dry rub and marinade/reduced sauce loosely based on Alton Brown's recipe, but this time we're going to throw in some cherry mead and see what happens.

I made potato salad, but cheated and bought Mariano's "Summer Cole Slaw", which has a bunch of different veggies in addition to the cabbage and somehow tastes almost just like Brown's Chicken old recipe for tangy slaw, but isn't scary orange.
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