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The What's For Dinner Tonight Chat
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Greek this evening:

- Avgolemongo Soup

- Garlic, Rosemary and Lemon Lamb Chops (seared, then finished in oven to medium)

- Lemon Oregano Roasted Potatoes

- Greek Salad (the real thing - no lettuce in sight!)

No bacon...sigh...

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Tonight we are having roasted garlic and mozzarella sausage with potatoes.

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well, guys I have had enough turkey, so Chebe Pizza tonight with garlic oil, shallots, BACON! and 3 cheeses.and champagne (still celebrating birthday week) why not? I'm alive! I'm alive!

and still baking....

You should have champagne cake. Just one more way to enjoy the good stuff. :D

Last night I made rice sort of successfully. It wasn't burnt or undercooked, or both at the same time! It is mildly overcooked but that is at least progress. So, orange chicken tonight to use it all up because by God we'll eat what I didn't ruin. :lol: If I feel super ambitious while I'm in the kitchen I might also make myself some muddy buddies with my coconut butter instead of peanut butter.

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We are still in turkey mode -- a 24 pound bird's carcass takes nearly as much fridge space as he did before Turkey Day. So tonight is turkey soup -- only have to leave out the tomato and wide noodles for my share --- and loads of leftover to freeze :)

Rare crusty gluten filled bread for hubby - Schar's french bread for kids. I'll smell hubby's and live vicariously - nope I've never been glutened by smelling something B)

Chocolate Mousse Like Substance for dessert :D

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sweet potato for me... no energy to do any major cooking.

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Ham, bacon :D and navy bean soup.

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Rib Eye Steaks, Brussel Sprouts and Butternut Squash Fries

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Bacon cheeseburgers on Udi buns and maple baked beans.

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Steak, salad, fancy purple rice and more pie!

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Last night we had steamed oysters in the garage and butter bean soup (lima's to yous yanks) in the kitchen with friends. :D Tonight we had the left over oysters in the Rockerfeller mode with a ceasar salad.....almost better than last night. :P

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Last night we had steamed oysters in the garage and butter bean soup (lima's to yous yanks) in the kitchen with friends. :D Tonight we had the left over oysters in the Rockerfeller mode with a ceasar salad.....almost better than last night. :P

OMG... you said a swear!!!

I postponed my tacos until tomorrow. I wasn't thinking and had a cup of OJ with my orange chicken last night forgetting that I am supposed to be limited my citrus. Oops, half blind. I'll be right as rain by morning but not up to fumbling around the kitchen tonight. I let my husband grill steak.

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Hope your eyes are better, Addy.

Turkey and wild rice soup.....and whoohoo!...... that's the last of the blasted turkey.

I "encored" that thing to death.

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This tee shirt was in a catalog my mother gets.

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Our bird is still giving - had one night off to give my men red meat to prevent a major revolt - tonight will be Turkey and Waffles for these California Kids - turkey soup encore for me.

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Finishing up the dark meat from our smoked turkey (everyone ate all the white meat). Making a crockpot bean and smoked turkey soup that cleaned up the encore celery & red pepper sticks in the fridge, too. Got this recipe/list of ingredients from Jestgar.

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Tonight we are having bbq pork chops, mac n cheese and sauteed brussel sprouts :)

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Bean soup with pieces of grilled chicken breast.

The grain-free diet is working, but several food trialings in the past several weeks didn't work out and I took one step back instead of moving forward.

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Sweet potato, carrot and pumpkin soup, with spices and coconut milk, toasted baguette and green salad

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Bean soup with pieces of grilled chicken breast.

The grain-free diet is working, but several food trialings in the past several weeks didn't work out and I took one step back instead of moving forward.

Well, quit it then! :P

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Sweet and Spicy Peanut Vermicelli Noodles

Steamed Asparagus with Toasted Pine Nut Browned Butter

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I had some spaghetti sauce laying around my fridge and my husband found poison nuggets at the store so he had his chicken and I had pasta and a salad... with CROUTONS! My first in a year, they were so heavenly. I think I had more croutons than salad in my bowl. :lol:

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Men had take out.

I had Turkey Soup Trifecta - does that sound better than leftovers of leftovers? Second Encore? Encore Re-do? Leftover 2.0?

ok..I had Turkey Soup again.

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Not saying. Everything looks pitiful after whatever love2travel is having :(

Just joking!! Haven't decided yet only just got back in the house after drain problems.

Any time you want to pop by though :) ...

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Last night, I tried a new recipe.

Savory Butternut Squash Souffle. It even had bacon in it.

I thought it would be delish. What can go wrong with fresh veggies, savory herbs, eggs, bacon?

BLECH. Not a keeper.

Tonight: Chicken thighs, roasted asparagus, acorn squash

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