What's for dinner?

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  1. Blue

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    I am trying a new Pad Thai recipe tonight. If it is any good, I will share it. I had to go to a few stores to find Tamerino, but found it at Fred Meyer.
     
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    Tonight we had a ratatouille of kale, celery, olives, onions, tomatoes, and eggplant. We also had black beans, and a salad with broccoli and mustard sauce.
     
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    You shred some chicken and mix with chicken broth, cream chicken soup, paprika, basil, a little garlic salt and cook on medium for an hour. Then you spoon over rice and top with shredded cheese, chow mein noodles, green pepper, tomatoes, green onions, pineapple tidbits, and cherries. It's a favorite dish of the majority religion in my state. Very yummy!!
     
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    Mmmm! Sounds yummy!

    (I'll bet you could make that in a crock pot - and have it with some bread from a bread maker! :lol:)
     
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    NOOOO! Don't do it peggy...resist the crocks...

    We had delicious beef and broccoli, with couscous.
     
  6. GlendaLL

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    Actually, I am an INDEPENDENT! I baked my salmon in the oven and threw my rice in the microwave.

    I did not use the crock pot OR the breadmaker! (And, I do have both.)

    :thumb:
     
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    Hubby made steak and salad and fresh fruit plate.

    How is the pad tai coming?
     
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    I'm proud to be cooking my #2 crockpot meal I've ever made. I'm making chicken with a marsala sauce. I felt like making a crockpot meal after reading about so many people on here with something smelling so good in their house so I'm attempting a new meal tonight here!
     
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    We had ground chicken burgers and fries.
     
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    We're just having leftover eggplant parmigiana but I just put a chocolate cake into the oven for dessert! Can't wait!
     
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    Leftover something (not sure what yet!) tonight here - cuz hubby has a meeting!
     
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    The Pad Thai was eatable. The last batch I threw away. I am narrowing the perfect ingredients down. I used tamarand and rice vinegar and soy sauce. I had read that authentic Pad Thai does not have soy sauce in it, and I agree, the flavor was off. So I am searching for more recipes.

    Last night I made the pasta figola, in the crock pot--it was great.
     
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    Doesn't pad thai have fish sauce in it? I don't like anything fishy so i'm not sure i'd like to try it :lol: Could that be the missing flavor?

    Pasta fagioli sounds good! Maybe i'll make that tonight!
     
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    Last night I made chicken cacciatore. It was great. Tonight I am not sure either a turkey burger or pork chop with a sweet potato and spinach!
     
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    I made something new tonight - and it was SO yummy! Italian sausage sauteed with onions and apples with fried potatoes. It was really good!
     
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    Trader Joe's seasoned Turbot filets, steamed green beans, and Zatarain's low sodium Jambalaya rice.
     
  17. Blue

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    Teacher NY, I have found a million Pha Thai recipes, and some do call for fish oil, but don't worry, I have some on hand. That is one of the frustrating parts, buying pricey ingredients, and then not using them. I bought the fish oil for a crock pot recipe.


    Tonight we had BBQ chicken, potato salad, baked beans, and tomato salad. It is going to begin to rain tonight, so I had to get one BBQ in.
     
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    I saw that throwdown! He lost! It's a hoot when he loses LOL

    Tonight I'm making lemon chicken and potatoes au gratin.
     
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    Do you make homemade au gratin? Do you have a good recipe?

    You're right about Flay losing that episode. Food Network should post the winners recipe! Though, I think they both used fish sauce. I remember in his practice recipe Flay added soy sauce and found it threw off the taste (like the recipe Old teacher tried). Nevertheless, Flay's recipe does have good reviews so it might be worth a try. There are so many ingredients that I don't have time to be the test kitchen for this one.
     

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