What's for dinner?

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  1. AMK

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    Last night we had dinner with my family. We had steak, baked potato and a wedge salad. Yummy
    Tonight maybe a turkey burger
     
  2. czacza

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    Aliceacc- I'm in Bergen County, NJ- we can't shop for clothes on Sundays!! (I think we're the only county in the county - at least in NJ- that has 'blue laws')...Could get to the Palisades Mall (have you seen it!!):eek: in Rockland county NY in 15 minutes but can't stand the crowds/parking/NY taxes on clothing!! There is a great '5 Guys' burger place near the mall though that's fun. Their fries are so good, I get a grilled cheese veggie sandwich and never miss the burger at all!!
     
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    We're having lentil soup and quiche. Soup and stew season are about over so I thought I'd make one last batch!
     
  4. Ms. I

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    Yesterday, I had chili cheese dogs w/ onions & frozen yogurt. Today it will be spinach & turkey patties.
     
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    I need to get up to cook, but I am not feeling well. Maybe the spaghetti will be cooked before girls get home from their dad
     
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    Sorry you're not feeling well. (I hope this coming week's your spring break to relax!) Forget about cooking & order something! :D
     
  7. DHE

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    no Spring Break this week for us, we still have three weeks b4 SB, I am considering not going in to work tomorrow.
     
  8. czacza

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    Green Pea Soup tonight:
    Serves 4
    3 tablespoons butter
    4 scallions, thinly sliced
    3 boxes (10 ounces each) frozen peas
    1 can (14.5 ounces) reduced-sodium chicken broth

    Coarse salt and ground pepper
    1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
    Directions
    In a large saucepan, heat 1 tablespoon butter over medium. Add scallions, and cook, stirring, until softened, 1 to 2 minutes. Add peas, broth, and 3 cups water. Bring to a boil; reduce heat to a simmer. Cook until peas are tender, about 5 minutes; set aside.
    Working in batches, puree soup in a blender until smooth (filling blender only halfway to prevent spattering). If necessary, adjust consistency with a little bit of water. Season with salt, pepper, and lemon juice.

    I didn't put all the water in at first- just the broth plus 1 cup water...use additional water after pureeing to adjust consistency.
     
  9. Aliceacc

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    I went to HS in the 70's when NY still had the blue laws. As a Senior, I qualified for Speech and Debate Nationals; that year they were held in Detroit.

    Well, I didn't do well in the competition. (I had bronchitis and laryngitis-- not really a GOOD thing for a Speech competition. Besides, I was in over my head.) As a result, I got eliminated fairly early.

    But the highlight of my weekend was hitting the local mall with some friends who had also been eliminated-- on a SUNDAY!! I bought a yellow rain slicker just because I could!!
     
  10. DHE

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    Finally got up to do the spaghetti with cheesy bread. It should be ready when the girls get home
     
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    We had clam chowder and/or sloppy joes for dinner. MissJennifer, we don't care for Mo's clam chowder, tastes like canned milk to me.
     
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    I don't like it either - but I don't eat any seafood. My hubby loves it! i always get chili or chicken strips when we go to Mo's! :)
     
  15. Ms. I

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    I'll bring home something tonight for dinner on my way from school. Maybe the chicken fajita pita from Jack in the Box.

    New England Clam Chowder & mushroom soups are my faves. I don't like the Manhattan style clam chowder.
     
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    Spring Break means I get to cook! We're having baked pasta.
     
  17. Jem

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    I just saw this. I can always find the pumpkin in the baking aisle. I usually get a huge can and then just make a double batch. Pumpkin and squash are my favorite foods ever. I could eat butternut squash every night and never get tired of it. In fact, my final project in a college ceramics class was a huge bowl in the shape of a squash, in which to serve pureed squash.

    I'm glad to hear someone else loves this recipe!
     
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    We got our tax return today and my husband ran to drop it off at the bank.

    On the way home, he's stopping at KFC, since I forgot to take anything out of the freezer for dinner!
     
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    We're having leftovers!! One of my favorite things since it means I don't have to cook LOL
     
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    Their Fish Tacos are to die for - I love the sauce. I'm glad they posted it on their website because I make it all the time - being 8 hours from the coast prevents me from eating there!
     
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    Tonight we're going over to some friend's house to have homemade calzones and play games! :) yum!
     
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    Jem - it was the perfect pre-Thanksgiving meal- easy, tasty and 'seasonal'...I don't eat sausage (I'm a veggie) so cooked that separately for those who are carniverous. Ditto for me on the butternut. Acorn is good too. Have you tried spaghetti squash?
     
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    Tonight we had the Margaretta Chicken from the Crock Pot web site. The flavors were very strong, and the sauce was too strong to eat.
     
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    Wow, could someone repaste the recipe---I love pumpkin and squash!
     
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    I'm thinking, salad for dinner, trying to be healthy!!
     
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    Last week I went to the Taste of Home Cooking School - and she made a mexican lasagna that looked amazing! So, I'm going to make that and try a new recipe tonight! I'm excited - it looked so delicious! :)
     
  28. AMK

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    I am thinking turkey buger with sweet potatoes or a pork chop. Tomorrow night is baked chicken, broccoli and au gratin potatoes
     
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    I just put some chicken in so tonight will be chicken with gravy and cornbread stuffing. I will probably cook some broccoli with it. My daughter said she needed some veggies yesterday because my hubby has cooked the past couple nights and he does not do veggies.
     
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    I made pulled pork in the crock pot. We had pasta salad as a side with lots of veggies.
     
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    Since I didn't actually make dinner last night (best laid plans and all) we are having baked pasta tonight. It was supposed to be last night.
     
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    mexican lasagna is in the oven and hubby is on his way home. can't wait! :)
     
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    crawfish stew tonight with potatoes
     
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    We had roast beef (cooked in the crock pot), roasted potatoes, corn and peas, and gravy. I will bake peanut butter cookies later.
     
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    We had turkey quesidillas (sp) on corn, smoothies and fruit/veggie plate. Great and fast.
     
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    I ate too much yesterday! My BF & I went to an all-you-can-eat place called Hometown Buffet. I had mac & cheese, mashed potatoes w/ gravy, fried chicken, seafood pasta salad, corn, bread pudding, & a tad bit more!

    I have to change how I eat. 98% of the time, I'll skip breakfast & lunch, & only eat dinner early when I get home from work.
     
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    Last night I made roasted sweet potatoes, and honey mustard chicken. My boyfriend loved it. Tonight pork chops, applesauce and left over broccoli
     
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    Ohhh I love Hometown Buffet. They closed the one near me!!!!!
    I have a terrible cold and do not feel like eating much. I don't want to cook tonight. Maybe I'll get my hubby some Chinese take out and I'll just get soup and tea :|
     
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    Chicken breasts stuffed with ham and cheese, baby potatoes (I think) and asparagus.
     

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