Get email alerts Get Celiac.com E-mail Alerts  




Celiac.com Sponsor:
Celiac.com Sponsor:




Ads by Google:






   Get email alerts  Subscribe to FREE Celiac.com email alerts

The What's For Dinner Tonight Chat
3 3

9,867 posts in this topic

For some strange reason -- I want a cookie!!!! Gee thanks L2T ;)

 

Crock Pots are won-der-ful -- have no idea how we would have made it thru little league years without that thing -- and then Karen suggested getting the small one for traveling -- brilliant :)

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites


Ads by Google:

crappers!! now me want cookie too!! coo-kie!!!!

 

cookie_monster.gif

 

 

The one I have is smaller( 3 quarts, I believe)  and it does indeed travel well. 

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

"C" is for cookie

that's good enough for me

 

"Cookie Monster" is also my favorite sesame street character -- well aside from "Oscar"

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

My crockpot thinger comes in handy the odd time but not for true braising. It does free up another burner! When I use my thinger I feel as though I am cheating.

The macarons do look sorta good, do they not?

1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I don't mind painting, I highly dislike removing old 70's wallpaper though. The paper comes off, but the glue underneath... <_<

 

Mac and cheese for me. B)

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites




I don't mind painting, I highly dislike removing old 70's wallpaper though. The paper comes off, but the glue underneath... <_<

Mac and cheese for me. B)

Hi Shadow!

How are you - never heard after your fall.

Mac and Cheese works - seems to be a theme this week ;)

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Hi Shadow!

How are you - never heard after your fall.

Mac and Cheese works - seems to be a theme this week ;)

Still kinda sore, lol. I'll be fine though. :)

 

Indeed, it is. :lol:

1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Another one having mac n cheese tonight. My 3 year old hasn't wanted to eat much of anything for the past 3 days and she asked for bunny mac n cheese (Annies) and buffalo chicken so I'm hoping that she will eat at least something.

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

When I was little, I didn't like much of anything (or would eat the same thing over and over again)

I ate PB and strawberry J sammies for lunch for 3 years straight, or so my Mom claims. 

 

Actually, Grover is my favorite muppet (Oscar is runner-up) 

 

Hey hey hey... Knock it off with all the mac of cheese chatter , please. Some of us can't have aged cheese right now. 

 

crying-girl.gif

 

yeah, yeah I know

 

"Go to Lowe's, buy some wood, build a bridge and get over it". Heard that one from Addy this week for the first time ( which is amazing considering I am old and thought I'd heard it all) and it made me "coffee snort " (as Ski says)

 

Armenian pizza tonight (what the heck is that? you ask) well, it's a savory pizza made with ground lamb, peppers,onions, tom paste  and herbs and I sub in the herbed Chebe dough for the flat bread my Gramma used to make. Works out fine.

 

And because we have had a sucky week, we deserve a treat so, vanilla and coffee ice cream for dessert. It's Sunday, after all!

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

When I was little, I didn't like much of anything (or would eat the same thing over and over again)

I ate PB and strawberry J sammies for lunch for 3 years straight, or so my Mom claims. 

 

Actually, Grover is my favorite muppet (Oscar is runner-up) 

 

Hey hey hey... Knock it off with all the mac of cheese chatter , please. Some of us can't have aged cheese right now. 

 

crying-girl.gif

 

yeah, yeah I know

 

"Go to Lowe's, buy some wood, build a bridge and get over it". Heard that one from Addy this week for the first time ( which is amazing considering I am old and thought I'd heard it all) and it made me "coffee snort " (as Ski says)

 

Hey, that is what I looked like all weekend! I also need to take my own advice. I am currently (don't kill me) waiting for a huge dish of mac & cheese to come out of the oven. After I polish off the whole thing in about 2 days, I will follow that advice or at least attempt to. *sigh* Can I just say that life without cheese sucks? Someone may need to drag me to Lowe's kicking and screaming. :lol:

 

I also love Grover. I actually have a copy of The Monster at the End of the Book on my shelf. And no, I am not too old to read it just for fun by myself. :P

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Addy, for temporary relief of the canker sores you're dealing with right now,

you might try some zinc lozenges. On the rare occasion I get one I hold the

zinc lozenge in my mouth right over the canker sore, two-three times a day.

Usually clears up in less than 48 hours. I've also found that 'normal people'

toothpaste sets off canker sores for me, so now I use Dr Bronner's minty

soap, one drop at a time from a dropper, to brush my teeth. Sounds weird,

but if it keeps me from getting those HORRENDOUS canker sores I'll keep

it up!!!

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Addy, for temporary relief of the canker sores you're dealing with right now,

you might try some zinc lozenges. On the rare occasion I get one I hold the

zinc lozenge in my mouth right over the canker sore, two-three times a day.

Usually clears up in less than 48 hours. I've also found that 'normal people'

toothpaste sets off canker sores for me, so now I use Dr Bronner's minty

soap, one drop at a time from a dropper, to brush my teeth. Sounds weird,

but if it keeps me from getting those HORRENDOUS canker sores I'll keep

it up!!!

Thanks, Bun! I'm passing this on to my son. He has had some bad ones lately.

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I forgot to mention, the zinc drop thing (I use the Zand brand) also totally

numbs the canker sore. It doesn't hurt to have the lozenge on it, it makes

it feel better almost right away and leaves it numb for a good half hour.

Zand makes an elderberry zinc lozenge, they're like little hard candies,

only good stuff in them, gluten free, and they're mighty tasty too!

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Elderberry? Now you have my attention! My husband was at work all day and I am, quite frankly, high as a kite on lortab, so there was no going to the store for anything. No matter how medically relevant. I'm lucky I can walk to the kitchen. I will attempt to find some in the morning though when the drug store opens. Zinc has an interaction warning with my antibiotic though, so I have to limit its use probably. At least it is only a 3 day antibiotic. When it rains it pours I guess.

weather-rain-smiley.gif?1292867697

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Elderberry? Now you have my attention! My husband was at work all day and I am, quite frankly, high as a kite on lortab, so there was no going to the store for anything. No matter how medically relevant. I'm lucky I can walk to the kitchen. I will attempt to find some in the morning though when the drug store opens. Zinc has an interaction warning with my antibiotic though, so I have to limit its use probably. At least it is only a 3 day antibiotic. When it rains it pours I guess.

weather-rain-smiley.gif?1292867697

 

Do I need to remind you that you should take PRObiotics after this round of antibiotics, young lassie ? No, I didn't think so; you're no dummy.

 I can loan you an umbrella, Calamity Jane  (that was my nickname, but I am giving it to you) ;)

 

 

Dinner tonight will be burgers and sweet potato fries and if anyone wants to help us throw stuff into a dumpster,

c'mon over!

 

 

 

 

Look everyone! there goes SkiLisa taking some things to her Mom.

 

 

AlainDelormeTotem15jpg.img_assist_custom

2

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Hey! I haven't put anything in my eye for like... 3 days! Or done anything else stupid.

 

Tonight I am roasting my tomatoes to make sauce for pizza tomorrow. Since I can eat whatever I want whenever I want tomorrow. I also have roasted anaheim peppers and I'll roast some mushrooms. My husband doesn't eat tomatoes and I needed to use them up. Plus I have one last pizza crust in my freezer to use. Come hell or high water, I'll find a way to manage solid food tomorrow.

 

Dinner tonight for me is honeydew. I'm just not more ambitious than that.

 

Painting could have gotten me, cleaning up not so much. :P

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Hey! I haven't put anything in my eye for like... 3 days! Or done anything else stupid.

 

 

 er, um.....wasn't it you who told me NOT to say things like this??? You'll jinx yourself, babes! :unsure:  :D

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

 er, um.....wasn't it you who told me NOT to say things like this??? You'll jinx yourself, babes! :unsure:  :D

 

I invoke my right not to incriminate myself. :ph34r:

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I invoke my right not to incriminate myself. :ph34r:

 

 

Now,  QUICK!  throw salt over your shoulder, spit through your forked fingers and spin around twice and say "UnJinx, UnJInx, boing boing boing"

 

 

 

(it won't help, but it makes me giggle picturing you doing it.)

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Look everyone! there goes SkiLisa taking some things to her Mom.

 

 

AlainDelormeTotem15jpg.img_assist_custom

 

 

:lol:  :lol:  :lol:  :lol:  :lol:  :lol:  :lol:  :lol:  :lol:  :lol:  :lol:  :lol:  :lol:

 

ok...done laughing and this is quite close to how i feel lately -- the men are calling me the bag lady --- because i'm constantly dragging gear in and out of the house -- none of it containing the all important item in this house --- FOOD  :P

 

Mondays are very long == so I am sitting in my comfy chair whilst hubby makes noise in the kitchen -- dinner will either be meatloaf or ribs -- think i heard breadcrumbs being made in the blender so my guess is meatloaf :)

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Did someone say Burgers for Dinner???

 

46189_439523592805416_196565911_n.jpg

 

Bob visiting my High School during my Senior year....I have no idea how he got up there  B)

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Did someone say Burgers for Dinner???

 

46189_439523592805416_196565911_n.jpg

 

Bob visiting my High School during my Senior year....I have no idea how he got up there  B)

 

 

Oh. I  have a pretty good idea.

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Hi Dee Ho Good Neighbors....

 

Today was pretty darn good -- visited Mom early and did her PT with her until we can line up the professionals -- walked out her new front door to check out the neighbors gardens and then when home to begin procrastination of study -- second Biology Midterm -- how can you have two Midterms????  Should be Test #1, Test #2 and Final IMO....while procrastinating I accomplished quite a bit of cleaning and straightening of my patio -- cousin and her daughter arrive tomorrow for a few days and will be very nice to eat dinner out there.

 

Also added soil ammendment to my shopping bag heirloom tomatoes -- sadly my big plan for my vegie garden has taken a back burner to taking care of folks -- but I did purchase three heirloom seedlings a few weeks back and they now have oodles of little tiny tomatoes -- threw them in the shopping bag upside down growing method to get them planted quickly.  They are hanging happily in the sun on the patio.

 

Dinner tonight is pork country ribs with mac and cheese -- yep non-vegie sister thinks she can make it over today --- it will be wonderful to have her.

 

What is everyone having for dinner this evening???

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

holy crap!  am I sore. :blink: We started filling the dumpster today with our old beat up furniture and dusty old stuff that was in the
garage (3rd bay is devoted to all things CRAP  ). I tossed so many things that we're never going to use
(and it is not even worthy of the Salvation Army--that stuff has been put aside) 

There was so much wood the hubs had stockpiled for god knows what (building a freakin ark, dude?)
and all his junk in the garage and basement--I mean billions of nuts, bolts, all his bottles for making beer, etc. Tools out the ying yang.

OMG my husband is a certified hoarder.  I could not stop laughing at it all. He says he feels silly now to have saved some of it.

,,,cuz, everyone needs a coffee mug from every city you've been in for work and pleasure, right? er, NO!
Still have 1/3 of the thing left to fill and it will take another day or so. ugh.
I just keep saying "Soon, it will be over and it's one step closer to being where I want to be".

 

Dinner (and he's lucky I could do anything after all that) was:

 

Baked chicken

baked potato

corn.

 

simple. If I can lift my arm now to eat it, I'll be all set. :D

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

mondays and tuesdays i can usually count on eating alone so i get to 'play with my food' - last night was (rice) flour wrap with turkey, cheddar with peach salsa.  it was yums, so it will move on to round 2 where husband will be the guinea pig taster.  (round 4 is church lunch.  they can all have the cheap 'regular' tortillas :)

 

i have a 'flat-iron steak' marinating in some asian bbq marinade.  i got it pre-made, on sale and it has smoke flavoring in it - says GLUTENFREE all over the packaging and checked ingredients, but...............  i think my recipe is better :D  we'll see what the guinea pig says.  probly make some noodles - oh, and (lisa?) weren't you on a squash ribbon kick?  oh.  my.  BOB i did some zucchini with a vegetable peeler, and some red onion, too, and tossed them in a honey-mustard vinegarette oh, so good!!!  we woofed that stuff down!!!

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!


Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.


Sign In Now
3 3

  • Forum Statistics

    • Total Topics
      104,343
    • Total Posts
      920,483
  • Topics

  • Posts

    • I tried the iodine test but couldn't leave it on very long because it itched too much. I left it on maybe 30 minutes lol. Did anyone try it and have the same response??
    • Had my scope today. Dr said my esophagus is damaged and stomach inflamed. Waiting on biopsy results. Taking protonic and flagyl and he said to go ahead and try cutting gluten out to see if that helps. Thanks for the feedback everyone! 
    • Welcome to the club you never wanted to join! The good thing about this club is that you don't have to take any pills, get radiation or chemo, or stick yourself with a needle every day. Things could be much worse than this. Does your brother live close? If so he could go to your same savvy doc. That would be great! Also what about your mom?
    • Hi There! I am Aly and I have suffered seriously for about 4 years with an huge increase in symptoms. I just recently started a gluten free diet a few months ago and I am sure I make mistakes because I feel it when I do. Your symptoms are a lot like mine and after many blood tests and visits to Neurologist still no answers. They diagnosed with relapse/remission MS for all these years and now say its not that. It's Auto-immune but no answers. They never tested me for Celiac's but A friend suggested I try going gluten free. Here are my symptoms below.  See if you relate or if anyone can relate. Heat Sensitivity, Nerves jumping in face and eyes, sometimes pain and redness around the skin of eyes, kinda pinkish.... occasional trimmers coupled with loss of coordination and balance along with in and out slurred speech, a other varying waves of relapse include Extreme fatigue and a huge fog comes over me. I can't sit up or stand without getting dizzy and feel like passing out. For a few days of the relapse It's just bed rest. The other parts are off and on having to use cane. Up and down, symptoms change but eventually the waves grow dim and I go back to being normal for a while. Things seem to get exacerbated when I do to much like go more than 4 -5 hours without taking a break and resting, lifting anything to heavy...so it seems to be straining things lead me to relapse. I used to be go go go...on the run but life has changed and I find that although I am eating gluten free and being careful not to relapse, I entered another a month ago and I am having to get IV steroid infusion tomorrow to break the cycle of this one. Just when I think I am beginning to feel better and go do something I go right back down. Its seems Gabapentin, Baclofen, and LOTS of rest only get me where I need to be again. It's frustrating. I wanted to share as well so that we can combine forces to get some answers! I have decided to go to a Allergy Clinic of sorts to try and get tested for environmental and food allergies. I am sorry you do not have funding for care. See if there is local clinic that can at least run some preliminary blood work on you. I am not sure if you can see one now in your state being 17 but there is usually a 211 or a 311 line in most cities that will give you the list of places you can go for free or on sliding scale. See if they will run any allergy panels as well. I have found that we have to be proactive in our own care because sometimes there is no simple answer and the more we talk one another with the research sometimes we do on own, we find out more than 4 years of going to a doctor could ever tell you. Thanks for all your input here. I look forward to being a member and helping where I can! I will send updates as I get them. Blessings to you all! Aly
    • Garlic Mashed Cauliflower. Glazed Salmon. Gluten-Free Bagels. Graham Crackers & Vegan Pumpkin Cheesecake Dip. Grilled Chicken Fajita Kabobs. View the full article
  • Upcoming Events

  • Blog Entries

  • Recent Status Updates

  • Who's Online (See full list)

  • Member Statistics

    • Total Members
      61,414
    • Most Online
      1,763

    Newest Member
    Vic40
    Joined