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Oh my goodness - this manhunt is sad - I know exactly where he burned his vehicle - with minimal gear - he could have hiked out - to two or three major interstates - I'm hoping he decided to disappear - otherwise I've got a few friends on s&r in harms way --- my bet is he is gone into the wind.

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Bet and hope - he is and stays in the wind.

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We are making beef stew in the crock pot. It smells yummy.

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Roasted chicken, sweet potatoes and brussel sprouts. Hubby and I are having an at home date night tonight :)

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Sloppy Joes on Bannock and frozen mixed veg and some fresh veg.

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Quick! someone talk me out of making a vanilla cheesecake.

What is it about stormy weather that makes me want to make so much comfort food?

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Hubs is having pizza for dinner.... but I'm not.......grumble ....grumble....

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Quick! someone talk me out of making a vanilla cheesecake.

What is it about stormy weather that makes me want to make so much comfort food?

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Hubs is having pizza for dinner.... but I'm not.......grumble ....grumble....

Don't do it... it is all an evil plot by the cows to make you have hips like theirs.

Okay, my heart isn't in it. Have cheesecake! Glad to see you're still with us so far.

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Friday night is pizza night. Bacon smells good in the oven -- as soon as it's ready everyone will fix their own pizza how they like it. I better get in there and chop some veggies!We are using the Pamela's gluten-free bread mix - pizza crust recipe on the back. I'll edit it with a photo when they're out!

Yum!

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PIZZA!! Not because it sounded particularly awesome but because I feel particularly lazy. Hubs went and picked up a take and bake from his favorite local shop where they are as cheap or cheaper than a not terrible frozen store pizza. Usually we share a pizza, but I wanted one to myself so I can have leftover all weekend. He can keep his gluteny hands off my dinner!

ETA: I should add that pizza is lazy food because I don't make crust. I have a few Venice crusts left. :D

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EVERYBODY FEEL BETTER ASAP! i think it's the winter, seriouslyy, husband is on the couch with a heating pad on his back :( it comes and goes, but mostly he has trouble with it in the cold weather. my poor hero. and it's a relatively nice day here in east tennessee - was hoping to get outside and start a fire by the river - but since he follows me everywhere i guess i'm stuck in the punkin shell....

might as well cook.

grilled bbq chicken legs (NOT smoked, just marinated in sauce)

baked beans

some sort of pasta with cheese sauce

my sis got 10-12" of snow in northern nj - not too bad, considering. hope everybody up there is doing ok. (lisa - did they catch that wacko???? :( )

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Korean Rice Cakes with Shrimp and Peas (am not making the rice cakes from scratch - while I usually love labour-intensive recipes, I just don't have it in me today d/t pain). To me this is the ultimate comfort food. Husband is away, it is snowing (as usual) and I'm hurting all over. But things could always be worse. ;)

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EVERYBODY FEEL BETTER ASAP! i think it's the winter, seriouslyy, husband is on the couch with a heating pad on his back :( it comes and goes, but mostly he has trouble with it in the cold weather. my poor hero. and it's a relatively nice day here in east tennessee - was hoping to get outside and start a fire by the river - but since he follows me everywhere i guess i'm stuck in the punkin shell...

This might just be one of the nicest things I've ever heard about a couple loving each other.

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Korean Rice Cakes with Shrimp and Peas (am not making the rice cakes from scratch - while I usually love labour-intensive recipes, I just don't have it in me today d/t pain). To me this is the ultimate comfort food. Husband is away, it is snowing (as usual) and I'm hurting all over. But things could always be worse. ;)

Oh sweets! I know this kind of hurting all over and I wish I could make it stop for you.

I am sending you so much love and supportive gentle hugs. Stay warm. Heat your muscles. Rest.

xxoo

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This might just be one of the nicest things I've ever heard about a couple loving each other.

Ditto :D

Who is doing better today. My week long plus ear infection has completely healed without the antibiotics I had at the ready - teen and grandpa both had a bad bug but only for 36 hours :)

Life is good - dinner is zu noodles with meat other vegies and yummy carrot garlic sauce in a pretty dish - ready to go on a date with hubby - I can't wait - back to real world tomorrow - tonight is datenight!

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ready to go on a date with hubby - I can't wait - back to real world tomorrow - tonight is datenight!

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go, enjoy! You deserve it! You've been a wonderfully supportive daughter, mother, sister and friend.......all week (as always) and it's time for a break.

xx.

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I just don't have it in me today d/t pain). To me this is the ultimate comfort food. Husband is away, it is snowing (as usual) and I'm hurting all over. But things could always be worse. ;)

Wishing your pain away and Hubs safe return. You are amazing - even in pain your creations are nothing short of miraculous.

Hoping your pain becomes less each day :)

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- but since he follows me everywhere i guess i'm stuck in the punkin shell....

Arlene,

I do hope his back feels better! and I have to say, I've got one of those darling guys, too. So nice to be watched over! :)

and, BTW you always make the best-sounding comfort food to eat!!!! Yum!

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ground beef stirfry maybe? Something lite? some veggies, ground beef, olive oil and a little salt and pepper should work on a, somewhat, agreeable stomach today.

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Hmmmm - amazing likeness to my man ;)

Huge smile on my face - TY

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Hmmmm - amazing likeness to my man ;)

Huge smile on my face - TY

;) have a blast!

So, back to basics!

Dinner tonight:

Pork medallions in carmelized onions

Applesauce

and the "encore" of the butternut squash, goat cheese and hazelnut gratin.

I exercised major restraint and did NOT make the cheesecake.

not sure where this is coming from, except maybe the resurrected gym rat I had inside me? :lol:

I broke out my sled--yes, it is a flexible flyer from (ahem) 1967--still in tip-top shape and I am going to use it tomorrow.!! why not??

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