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    • cutestkids
    • By cutestkids 2nd Jan 12, 4:03 PM
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    What are You Making For Dinner Tonight ?
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    • 2nd Jan 12, 4:03 PM
    What are You Making For Dinner Tonight ? 2nd Jan 12 at 4:03 PM
    Hi I know that there is a what have you baked today, what is in your slow cooker today and the weekly meal planner threads already but there does not seem to be a What are cooking for dinner tonight thread.

    I just wondered if anyone would like to join me in this perhaps we can get tips and inspiration from each other.

    To start us off I am doing Homemade chilli with spicy wedges today

    I have made a huge vat of chilli there is enough for the four of us to have 4 meals so will be freezing three lots later on.
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    • DarkShadow
    • By DarkShadow 19th May 17, 11:53 AM
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    I am cooking a liquidless soup
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    • Pollycat
    • By Pollycat 19th May 17, 12:12 PM
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    Note another holiday surely????

    Enjoy xx
    Originally posted by Livelongandprosper
    Oi! Are you stalking me?
    I'll have you know that it's been over 6 months since we were last on holiday.

    Tonight will be sausage and bean casserole (I cooked a big batch of this a while ago but we ate all the sausage so what I've got frozen is 'bean casserole' so I've got to do some extra sausage - I found some pork, jalapeno & sweet chilli which should do nicely) and home made mash.

    I am cooking a liquidless soup
    Originally posted by DarkShadow
    Interesting.
    Share the recipe, please?
    • Livelongandprosper
    • By Livelongandprosper 19th May 17, 12:26 PM
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    Oi! Are you stalking me?
    I'll have you know that it's been over 6 months since we were last on holiday.

    Tonight will be sausage and bean casserole (I cooked a big batch of this a while ago but we ate all the sausage so what I've got frozen is 'bean casserole' so I've got to do some extra sausage - I found some pork, jalapeno & sweet chilli which should do nicely) and home made mash.


    Interesting.
    Share the recipe, please?
    Originally posted by Pollycat

    I'm just jealous as we paid for daughters wedding last year so no holiday and this year it looks like a few days in Scotland is to be the height of it this year Don't get me wrong, I love Scotland but I'm looking very very pale and need some sun
    • hatful-of-hollow
    • By hatful-of-hollow 19th May 17, 12:58 PM
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    Roasted veg and pesto tart with new potatoes for us tonight. No pudding (trying to cut back) as we've booked our summer holiday and I'd like to lose a few pounds.
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    • nmlc
    • By nmlc 19th May 17, 1:11 PM
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    Afternoon everyone

    Dinner here will be HM lasagne, chips and salad - I'll be having a small portion of lasagne with a big portion of salad, trying to lose weight before the summer - if it ever arrives!

    Keep safe and well x

    nmlc x
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    • Pollycat
    • By Pollycat 19th May 17, 1:18 PM
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    I'm just jealous as we paid for daughters wedding last year so no holiday and this year it looks like a few days in Scotland is to be the height of it this year Don't get me wrong, I love Scotland but I'm looking very very pale and need some sun
    Originally posted by Livelongandprosper
    But I bet you all had a lovely day at the wedding and have some wonderful memories.

    Here's hoping that we have some good weather this summer (although looking out of my window onto a dull, rainy, miserable day, I'm finding it hard to be optimistic ) so you can catch some home-grown sun.
    • C J
    • By C J 19th May 17, 1:39 PM
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    I'm making a puff pastry tart topped with sauteed red onions, tomatoes, chilli peppers and little chunks of sausagement, along with some spices and anything else which might need using up Will be served with a crisp green salad and a very large glass of wine.
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    • gt568
    • By gt568 19th May 17, 2:07 PM
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    Turkey stew....
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    • Islandmaid
    • By Islandmaid 19th May 17, 2:21 PM
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    Date Night so dinner will be mainly wine based testing some cocktails too for DD's 21st bash next month
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    • Jazee
    • By Jazee 19th May 17, 3:17 PM
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    We're having salmon en croute (shop bought) with spinach mash (thanks to someone on here for the inspiration) and stir fried veggies including the first courgette of the year from the garden.
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    • maisymoo5
    • By maisymoo5 19th May 17, 3:45 PM
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    steak with salady bits and a boiled egg or cauliflower mash & garlic - haven't quite decided yet
    • caronc
    • By caronc 19th May 17, 7:36 PM
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    Breaded haddock, oven chips, peas and broccoli
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    • mcculloch29
    • By mcculloch29 19th May 17, 8:28 PM
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    I had the leftovers of the savoury spaghetti I did yesterday for an early tea and just had some hm sourdough toast for supper. My DD gave me some gin and tonic in cans for my birthday, I'm not a gin drinker but these are OK, may have one later with some crisps as a nibble.
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    • mcculloch29
    • By mcculloch29 19th May 17, 8:39 PM
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    Tomato and mushroom condensed soup mixed together works well - I kid you not - although we had it with mince as a kind of bolognese sauce all mixed in with pasta.

    Speaking of bolognese - I got surprise dinner at a friends, OH was out and I got asked if I wanted to be fed...so i was
    Originally posted by kerri gt
    I read this and was reminded of something I last cooked about thirty years ago, which involved cooking white fish fillets in a mix of condensed tomato and mushroom soups. I think it was a sort of fish pie, as I remember serving it with mash to mop up the sauce. Can't remember where the recipe came from.

    I have some Quorn mince that might benefit from the condensed soup treatment. I buy the soup in Heron Foods where it is about 40p a can so it makes for a very economical sauce base. I can't honestly ever remember eating it as soup and I buy 3-4 cans a month.
    Erma Bombeck, American writer: "If I had my life to live over again... I would have burned the pink candle, sculptured like a rose, that melted in storage." Don't keep things 'for best' - that day never comes. Use them and enjoy them now.
    • caronc
    • By caronc 19th May 17, 8:48 PM
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    Condensed tomato soup made up with 1/4 can of milk added to 1/2 pint of cheese sauce, a can of tuna, a few chopped spring onions and a cup of sweetcorn mixed with cooked macaroni and topped with a packet of crushed ready salted crisps and some grated cheese then baked until bubbling is really tasty.
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    • kerri gt
    • By kerri gt 19th May 17, 10:42 PM
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    I had some LO rice that really needed using, so I cooked up some IKEA meatballs and halved them, added 1/3 tin of copped toms and a squirt of tomato pur!e to them, and some frozen spinach, then grated some cheese on top.
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    • JIL
    • By JIL 19th May 17, 11:03 PM
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    Egg and actifry chips, white bread and butter, others had baked beans and ham with theirs.
    Then I had a trifle because it's Friday.
    • nannygladys
    • By nannygladys 19th May 17, 11:05 PM
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    I made some lasagne a few weeks ago and froze in portions, so I just had one of those and some hm sweet potato wedges. It was very good and tasty.
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    Mortgage free and debt free at last, but still frugal as retired. Time to enjoy life on a state pension!!!
    • hatful-of-hollow
    • By hatful-of-hollow 20th May 17, 7:42 AM
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    Need something quick and easy tonight at OH is at cricket and not sure what time he'll be back, so we're having hm cawl from the freezer, with some bread and cheese.
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    • MrsLurcherwalker
    • By MrsLurcherwalker 20th May 17, 8:07 AM
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    Lunch today will be home made broccoli cheese soup with a chicken thigh for me and a ham sandwich for He Who Knows and supper tonight will be a Tex Mex Buddha Bowl with some black beans I soaked and cooked yesterday as the protein part and with quinoa, guacamole, tomato salsa, and a few tortilla chips and a grating of cheese on top. Home made Blackberry and apple compote and 0%fat Greek yoghurt for pud if wanted and a cup of black coffee.
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