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The What's For Dinner Tonight Chat
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Didn't you tell me your daughter brought home BACON flavored candy canes? :lol:

Dinner tonight is stuffed peppers, but I feel compelled to drape bacon over the top for some reason........

Yes she did and Milo stole them. Bad kitty. <_<

It's breakfast sausage and eggs for dinner. Next best thing to bacon.

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Glutened recently, in the flu like bit :(

DH came home and made me spag bol from scratch :)

Fortunately the board was down while he was making it, so I didn't send it back or demand a side (dish)of bacon

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Glutened recently, in the flu like bit :(

DH came home and made me spag bol from scratch :)

Fortunately the board was down while he was making it, so I didn't send it back or demand a side (dish)of bacon

Sorry, sweets :( ((hugs))

DH is awesome for taking care of your dinner!!

KUDOS for still retaining your sense of humor while glutened. Not easy, is it? :(

And celiac--it ain't for sissies.

Hope you feel well soon---and enjoy your next serving of bacon.

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Dinner is half-a**ed zucchini lasagna

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My men are having breakfast for dinner - waffles, eggs and hmmm...what is that lovely smell wafting from my kitchen???

For me - my first attempt at apple breadlike substance without using eggs -- and for the first time ever in all my years of cooking I used too much salt :huh: -- maybe the eggs absorbed any previous oversalting :P -- along with encore chicken and broccoli soup.

I'm all for two silly compounds -- ok who is heat intolerant or cold intolerant -- thinking I may get left alone with the cabana boy to shovel snow when hubby heads out to catch his beloved fishies in southern waters B)

Hope you are feeling better very soon MW - that gluten stuff is a PITA ;)

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I decided at the store last night to try KA waffle mix instead of buying more Bisquick. I was thrilled with how good my waffles turned out. My husband will not put gravy on waffles, I suppose it is because he grew up in CA and not back east where chicken and waffles is a "thing." What a sad and empty childhood he must have had, poor thing. :( My turkey and waffles were delicious and he had waffles and bacon.

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gravy with waffles??? I think my California Men may bow down to you - next breaky for dinner will include gravy :)

btb...I suggested we utilize the brown sugar'd candied bacon for early Christmas morning and got swept off my feet by my 17 year old - many thanks :wub:

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The ultimate! Happy Turkey Day!

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The ultimate! Happy Turkey Day!

OMG!!! I think that's too much striped hog even for me. After all the talk about bacon this morning, I decided not to have a bacon, lettuce and avocado sammie for lunch - I'd already overdone my bacon quota for the day, and now look what you've done!

:lol::lol::lol:

Happy Thanksgiving to all Psillies (with or without bacon)

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gravy with waffles??? I think my California Men may bow down to you - next breaky for dinner will include gravy :)

btb...I suggested we utilize the brown sugar'd candied bacon for early Christmas morning and got swept off my feet by my 17 year old - many thanks :wub:

How do people live without chicken and waffles?! (or turkey and waffles as a after turkey substitute) I can't be the only person who grew up eating this at least once a month and usually more often.

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OMG!!! I think that's too much striped hog even for me.

LOL - YES.. It's over the top bacon grossness! :lol:

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All native Californians in this house - turkey enchiladas and turkey tacos are post Thanksgiving day musts. Once in awhile a turkey pot pie slips into the mix in between Mexican fare - oh and turkey sandwiches with cranberry :)

Turkey and waffles will likely be called up to the permanent Turkey Day roster after this year!

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...oh and turkey sandwiches with cranberry :)

I have even been caught eating a stuffing sandwich :ph34r: or, to heck with the bread, let's just have stuffing :lol:

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. My husband will not put gravy on waffles, I suppose it is because he grew up in CA and not back east where chicken and waffles is a "thing."

Addy, where exactly "back east" is chicken and waffles a "thing".?

I grew up In Boston and I never ate that once.

Do you mean someplace a bit farther south, southeast perhaps? :)

I am sure it is tasty??!!!.

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I have even been caught eating a stuffing sandwich :ph34r: or, to heck with the bread, let's just have stuffing :lol:

oh, yes and yes. :)

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The ultimate! Happy Turkey Day!

That is the ultimate. Actually, this is a very smart way to roast a turkey - it won't taste bacon-y but the bacon just provides fat for basting. I have done this but not in such a fancy pattern. :P Great way to do meatloaf and dry things such as quail, Cornish game hens...

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Where exactly "back east" is chicken and waffles a "thing".?

I grew up In Boston and I never ate that once.

Do you mean someplace a bit farther south, southeast perhaps? :)

I am sure it is tasty!.

Waffles and gravy...totally gross! No one I know............. :wacko:

A definiate return ticket from the Southeast! :rolleyes:

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I decided at the store last night to try KA waffle mix instead of buying more Bisquick. I was thrilled with how good my waffles turned out. My husband will not put gravy on waffles, I suppose it is because he grew up in CA and not back east where chicken and waffles is a "thing." What a sad and empty childhood he must have had, poor thing. :( My turkey and waffles were delicious and he had waffles and bacon.

What is this gravy sacrilege? I missed this first time around. GRAVY!!??? OMG, get me outta here.

I went to brunch with a friend, the same friend who said she liked eating with me because I would eat anything, and I let her choose the place.

I sat there looking at the menu for 5 minutes, 10 minutes,...12 -- and then I said to her, "Lee, can we go eat someplace else? I cannot eat here!" (Pre gluten-free days natch.) And she says, what's wrong?? and I says, everything's got gravy on it!!!! :lol: :lol: And no, she wasn't southern, but she was from Arizona.

Different strokes....

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Grew up in CT, no chicken and waffles around here!

And Lisa, how sweet he actually swept you off your feet. :wub:

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I grew up in Northeastern PA. I've heard the chicken and waffles is more of a southern thing maybe but we were close enough to the Mason-Dixon line to adopt a few of their traditions without giving up being yanks. Mostly though I grew up with the Pennsylvania Dutch cooking traditions which involves baking baking and more baking of poison.

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Taco salad tonight.

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Very famous chicken and waffles place in So Calif

http://roscoeschickenandwaffles.com/

I have never eaten a meal in this Los Angeles you speak of -- however, I am very familiar with their freeways ;)

Tonight is steak! Small bribe to encourage my men to be cooperative when I wake up in Drill Sgt mode tomorrow morn'.

Spinach Salad with Egg, Onion & Bacon for men

Pumpkin Ginger Soup for me.

I am thankful today that my health is finally improving once again & that I will be able to cook for the invasion tomorrow!

Happy Thanksgiving Friends :)

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I am thankful today that my health is finally improving once again & that I will be able to cook for the invasion tomorrow!

Happy Thanksgiving Friends :)

Glad to hear this news, Skidoodle..!!.I am thankful for the exact same thing, hon! Blessings to you --and to all who read this dinner chat thread...and Happy Thanksgiving!

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The chicken and waffle thing is definitely southeast, but none for me EVER. It just looks so not paired well together, but keep in mind the joke in my house is I'm not southern (born and raised in the south) and sometimes I'm not American. All because I don't eat southern foods (grits, sweet tea, etc) and I didn't watch movies or a lot of tv growing up. :)

Supper tonight was hash browns with chili, cheese and jalape&ntilde;o on top. Will be awhile before have this again, post meal blood sugar was 155 :(. I knew I shouldn't have checked it.

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