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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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    • kerri gt
    • By kerri gt 13th Oct 16, 9:54 PM
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    Last night we had bubble and squeak with pork and leek sausages, mushrooms and peas

    I also made leek and potato soup for lunches ( did anyone notice leaks were on special in lidl this week . )

    Tonight was chicken madras ( with leeks) boiled rice and onion bhajees

    I've pics somewhere but my head is fried tonight and can't get them to post
    Originally posted by suki1964
    Darn, missed the leeks with being away

    Some good root veg this week though - carrots and parsnips - glad they have started putting their weekly magazines online again, love a browse through
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    • JIL
    • By JIL 13th Oct 16, 11:11 PM
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    Curry, popped into the M&S garage to pick up a nan bread and they had reduced a couple of ready meals, cauliflower rice with tikka chicken. So I bought 2. Thinking the rice would be handy and the tikka would be a decent side.
    Was a little surprised when I got home and there was no rice!! That will teach me. Anyway I made my usual paneer curry and a prawn curry. And I warmed up an uncle Ben's rice. The tikka and cauliflower rice made a good side dish. Husband, son and daughter said it was fab, I was pleased it was all ready to eat within 25 mins.
    • pajama
    • By pajama 14th Oct 16, 9:33 AM
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    Hubby home from working away all week so a dinner is in order with plenty of veg. He tends to always vere towards burgers on the menu when working away and avoids the veg. So tonight it's butchers sausages, mash, veg, yorkshires and onion gravy.
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    • Islandmaid
    • By Islandmaid 14th Oct 16, 10:51 AM
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    Date Night tonight, and I know that Youngest is coming home tonight from Uni, he wants to surprise Hubby, so I have to 'steer' the evening till he 'appears' LOL

    Been playing with my food again

    Note to self - STOP SPENDING MONEY !!


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    • MrsLurcherwalker
    • By MrsLurcherwalker 14th Oct 16, 12:05 PM
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    That's such fun Islandmaid!

    Breakfast today was Wartime Potato Floddies with brown sauce.

    Lunch will be oatcakes, cheese, celery and chutney.

    Supper will be Keema Curry with basmati rice and naan breads.
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    • C J
    • By C J 14th Oct 16, 12:40 PM
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    The Halloween food is fab, Islandmaid! I miss doing all that, now that my girls are all grown up. We used to have some wonderful parties for them when they were little

    I'm being lazy tonight after a stressful week at work, so it'll just be another portion of yesterday's Thai red curry for tonight's supper. I need it to be something quick and easy.
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    • PasturesNew
    • By PasturesNew 14th Oct 16, 1:24 PM
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    I'm going round to somebody's house for my tea tonight
    Pie, mash, veggies, gravy.
    Nom.
    • gt568
    • By gt568 14th Oct 16, 2:26 PM
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    Fake doner kebabs.....
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    • Oakdene
    • By Oakdene 14th Oct 16, 2:27 PM
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    Taking the kids to the fair tonight, one of my favorite nights of the year so making a speedy pasta bake before
    • hatful-of-hollow
    • By hatful-of-hollow 14th Oct 16, 6:20 PM
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    We had slow cooker brisket with roast potatoes, roast parsnips, peas, carrots, broccoli, yorkshire pud and lovely gravy. Four portions gone into the freezer for another time.
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    • trolleyrun
    • By trolleyrun 14th Oct 16, 8:04 PM
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    I'm having my first ever pizza delivery! A big insurance payment finally came through so I thought I'd treat myself. I'm so excited!
    • kerri gt
    • By kerri gt 14th Oct 16, 10:13 PM
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    Pinged a spinach and ricotta cannelloni at about 9pm.

    Lamb mince out of the freezer (by the look of it, it's been there some time) and I bought some lazy instant mash yesterday so going to do a shepherds pie tomorrow while OH has nibbly bits. I have some cream ot use up so will either go in the mash or I might make some dauphinoise potatoes on Sunday with something.
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    • suki1964
    • By suki1964 15th Oct 16, 8:54 AM
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    Last night was the last of Sunday's ham with fresh from the hen eggs and chips

    Bloomin lovely

    Tonight it's whatever you want cos I'm not cooking night
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    • MrsLurcherwalker
    • By MrsLurcherwalker 15th Oct 16, 9:06 AM
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    Breakfast was cheesy bagels with L/F cream cheese

    Lunch will be luncheon meat and brown sauce sandwiches

    Supper will be cod and sweet potato fish cakes, home made oven wedges and peas followed by wartime fruit shortcake.
    Go forward with the vision even if no one else can see it!

    Some people use words to reflect who they want to be, but actions ALWAYS show who they really are!
    • hatful-of-hollow
    • By hatful-of-hollow 15th Oct 16, 9:59 AM
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    Lunch is carrot and coriander soup (from freezer) with freshly baked baguette. Tonight we're having chicken curry (from freezer) with pilau rice. Individual plum crumble for pud, again from the freezer (trying to make space as going shopping tomorrow )
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    • PasturesNew
    • By PasturesNew 15th Oct 16, 3:00 PM
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    I'm having to cut back this week, so it'll be scrambled eggs on toast again. Might "go mad" as it's a Saturday night .... might open a tin of beans too. After all, "I'm worth it"

    Oh bugg4h.. that reminds me, I'm out of brown sauce, so I will pop out in a bit and get some.

    Total cost ~36p for that .... should balance the spends a little.
    • Islandmaid
    • By Islandmaid 15th Oct 16, 4:35 PM
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    Had a great night last night, youngest turned up, Hubby got all emotional, he has really missed him, they are such good mates.

    Very unOS we had a Chinese last night, then we went out for lunch today, amazing local food - SO full... DS and I had potted shrimps and soda bread toast to start, DH had stuffed vine leaves with a walnut and pomegranate salad then mains were for me Rolled Shoulder of lamb with a sweet potato tagine and cous cous, DH had Pork Belly with local Pork Sausage and black pudding with pickled red cabbage, and Potato gratin, DS has 3 cheese Macaroni and garlic bread.... all was lovely

    I did make a Victoria Sponge this morning as it's youngest favourite
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    • FrugalinShropshire
    • By FrugalinShropshire 15th Oct 16, 5:06 PM
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    Spinach and ricotta lasagne! The ricotta had been hiding in the back of the fridge and it was 4 weeks over the BB date, but the lid had not blown and it tasted fine so it has gone in with the spinach. I have made a big lasagne for 3 adults and a smaller one for the freezer.
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    • Jazee
    • By Jazee 15th Oct 16, 5:42 PM
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    Just me, so I'm having jacket potato with coleslaw.
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    • flubberyzing
    • By flubberyzing 15th Oct 16, 6:03 PM
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    I was up with the larks as I had to be at the local theatre in town for 8:30 to sing in a concert starting at 11... Pleased with myself for resisting the urge to pop into Starbucks for a coffee on the walk from the carpark to the theatre!

    When I got home I just had 2 fried eggs and chips. Yummy and simple!
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