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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 15th Oct 16, 11:26 PM
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    Ended up having some HM veg curry from the freezer and heated up some samosas and bajis that were in the fridge. OH was out of curry sauce so I tried making some quickly, tasted a bit salty to me. Oven warmed my curry instead of nuking it, spinach got stuck to the side and burnt. Can't say I particularly enjoyed it, wonder why I bother at times.
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    • PasturesNew
    • By PasturesNew 16th Oct 16, 12:07 AM
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    .... wonder why I bother at times.
    Originally posted by kerri gt
    Because society tells us that we're not supposed to live on crisp sandwiches

    If nobody knew and it didn't matter to eat different stuff .... we'd all be eating just crisp sandwiches
    • JIL
    • By JIL 16th Oct 16, 1:12 AM
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    Four of us tonight, I made enchiladas, I bought quorn to do some for me and used chicken for the others, served with Mexican rice, corn on the cob, salad, avocado, salsa, tortilla chips and sweet potato wedges. Very colourful and tasty.
    • MrsLurcherwalker
    • By MrsLurcherwalker 16th Oct 16, 8:57 AM
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    Bagels and low fat cream cheese again for breakfast.

    Lunch will be another luncheon meat and brown sauce sandwich.

    Supper will be steak pie, roast potatoes, steamed broccoli and carrots, gravy and apple crumble with custard if needed.
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    • suki1964
    • By suki1964 16th Oct 16, 9:17 AM
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    Mother plonked some pork chops and a tin of pineapple on the table the other day so I've got to do something with that

    She's thinking sweet and sour, I'm thinking pork chops in pepper sauce followed by pineapple upside down cake lol

    I shall have a think
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    • hatful-of-hollow
    • By hatful-of-hollow 16th Oct 16, 9:26 AM
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    We're having pork fillet and peppercorn sauce with roast potatoes, roast sweet potatoes and various veg followed by baked stuffed apples with vanilla ice cream.
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    • suki1964
    • By suki1964 16th Oct 16, 9:42 AM
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    We're having pork fillet and peppercorn sauce with roast potatoes, roast sweet potatoes and various veg followed by baked stuffed apples with vanilla ice cream.
    Originally posted by hatful-of-hollow
    See, that's the lines I'm thinking off, just chops instead of fillet
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    • t14cy t
    • By t14cy t 16th Oct 16, 10:12 AM
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    roast belly of pork., YS of course!! with all the trimmings!! x
    • PasturesNew
    • By PasturesNew 16th Oct 16, 10:15 AM
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    I've absolutely no idea. Fed up with having to think about food to be honest .... I might give it all a miss... see how hard the hunger pangs bite me, that's often the motivator that makes me head for the microwave.

    I had a cheese/bean wrap for breakfast as the beans were open/in the fridge and the wraps were opened over a week ago and I only ate once yesterday.

    I guess we'll all have to wait for some startlingly exciting announcement by me later that I've thought of something.

    Or .... I might nuke some chips and shove them in a wrap with a splash of ketchup
    • Jazee
    • By Jazee 16th Oct 16, 11:05 AM
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    DH is making dinner tonight. Meatballs and pasta all done from scratch.
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    • kerri gt
    • By kerri gt 16th Oct 16, 11:48 AM
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    I've absolutely no idea. Fed up with having to think about food to be honest .... I might give it all a miss... see how hard the hunger pangs bite me, that's often the motivator that makes me head for the microwave.

    I had a cheese/bean wrap for breakfast as the beans were open/in the fridge and the wraps were opened over a week ago and I only ate once yesterday.

    I guess we'll all have to wait for some startlingly exciting announcement by me later that I've thought of something.

    Or .... I might nuke some chips and shove them in a wrap with a splash of ketchup
    Originally posted by PasturesNew
    Chip wrap sounds pretty good PN, let me know what time I need to be over. Had high hopes for this weekend and now feeling totally demotivated for anything.
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    • basil92
    • By basil92 16th Oct 16, 12:45 PM
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    Chip wrap sounds pretty good PN, let me know what time I need to be over. Had high hopes for this weekend and now feeling totally demotivated for anything.
    Originally posted by kerri gt

    Can I join you and PN...I'm feeling much the same as you.

    I had some large slices of seeded wholemeal bread toasted with loads of butter and honey for brunch.

    I made a huge chilli yesterday made with some homegrown aubergines and peppers (plus mushrooms) but one of the aubergines had a maggot in it and whilst that obviously got thrown away...I can't bring myself to eat any of it.

    I ended up having tuna sandwiches and crisps last night so I really should eat the chilli tonight..but I just can't face it in case some of that was infested too

    I absolutely hate wasting food, but I have a feeling it may end up in the bin
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    • C J
    • By C J 16th Oct 16, 12:55 PM
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    Roast boneless leg of lamb stuffed with chopped garlic, thyme and preserved lemon. This will be served with cauliflower cheese and steamed green beans, both from the garden (via the freezer). Dessert will be Monmouth Pudding
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    • gt568
    • By gt568 16th Oct 16, 4:15 PM
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    Just sausage baps. Might go chav and put some chips in the bap too!
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    • FrugalinShropshire
    • By FrugalinShropshire 16th Oct 16, 4:19 PM
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    Spicy bean burgers in buns,and home preserved apple sauce and yogurt for pudding.
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    • Islandmaid
    • By Islandmaid 16th Oct 16, 4:37 PM
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    Hi all,

    Sound like pork is the favourite today Some great sounding meals going in - yum..

    PN - how was your meal out at a friend's?

    I'm with Lyn today (not literally) we are having steak pie, mashed swede, Veg and gravy

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    • flubberyzing
    • By flubberyzing 16th Oct 16, 5:40 PM
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    Chicken curry and rice here. Nothing too exciting. I wasn't particularly hungry, but I was aware that I didn't eat much yesterday as well, so thought it best to try and fill up a bit.
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    • JIL
    • By JIL 16th Oct 16, 5:59 PM
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    Another pork belly here, slow cooked in cider, then finished off in oven. I was doing a bit of prep for the next couple of days so I also made some toad in the hole. Yorkshire puddings, cauliflower and broccoli cheese, nut roast, red cabbage (Delia's recipe) a pan of soup and some bread rolls.
    I did do some veg and roast and mashed potatoes.
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    • katkin
    • By katkin 16th Oct 16, 6:09 PM
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    LO roast beef dinner from last night's big family meal. A smaller portion today and no yorkshire puddings left, but the gravy with extra veggies more than made up.

    Gravy with anything is amazing!

    Islandmaid, your gravy with that pie looks amazing too x
    • TarantulaLady
    • By TarantulaLady 16th Oct 16, 7:00 PM
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    Toad in the hole with quorn sausages, mash, cumin carrots and cabbage and thick gravy
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