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    • JIL
    • By JIL 20th Jun 17, 12:15 AM
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    What are you making for dinner tonight?
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    • 20th Jun 17, 12:15 AM
    What are you making for dinner tonight? 20th Jun 17 at 12:15 AM
    Am I imagining it?
    My post count has gone down significantly and this thread seems to have disappeared, is this a coincidence?

    What's happened?
    Last edited by JIL; 20-06-2017 at 12:18 AM.
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    • freespirit66
    • By freespirit66 7th Jul 17, 1:30 PM
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    Tonight dinner is Cod in Batter, Peas and Oven chips
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    • gt568
    • By gt568 7th Jul 17, 4:04 PM
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    salmon and salad.
    Down with the signature fascists!!
    • Gintotmelinda
    • By Gintotmelinda 7th Jul 17, 7:26 PM
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    Tonight's dinner was cauliflower cheese, sausage(s), and frozen mixed veg. DH had his fix of fish and chips for lunch in Weston-Super- Mare today.
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    • caronc
    • By caronc 7th Jul 17, 7:59 PM
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    Jerk spiced chicken thighs, corn cob, green beans from the garden and a LO baked spud from yesterday
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    • JIL
    • By JIL 7th Jul 17, 11:01 PM
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    Really bad headache tonight so I went upstairs to have a nap. So why does husband come up to wake me and ask if I want to go out, get a takeaway or should he make dinner? Just dropped off again and my phone started ringing, have I had an accident that wasn't my fault?

    I gave up, went downstairs, husband had made himself fish and baked beans. He offered to make me something I settled on a tuna and cucumber sandwich and a packet of wheat crunchies.
    • MrsLurcherwalker
    • By MrsLurcherwalker 8th Jul 17, 7:14 AM
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    Lunch today will be more of the cauliflower cheese soup I made yesterday with chicken for me and a sandwich for He Who Knows and supper tonight will be breaded lemon sole fillets, oven 'fried' already cooked new potatoes from the allotment, oven tomatoes, peas, tartare sauce and lemon followed by berries from the garden and allotment and some 0%fat Greek yoghurt and a cup of black coffee.
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    • Hollyharvey
    • By Hollyharvey 8th Jul 17, 8:26 AM
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    Lunch today will be an omelette to use up all the odds and ends in the fridge. I know there are some mushrooms and a red pepper in there amongst other things.


    Dinner will be a grilled salmon fillet with some salad. I will make a dressing to go with it. At the minute I've not decided what sort of dressing I fancy at the moment, I will probably decide nearer the time
    • Islandmaid
    • By Islandmaid 8th Jul 17, 11:01 AM
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    Basic BBQ tonight, using some garden veg, Rocket, courgettes Radish etc

    Made some Homemade Lemon Curd Icecream using the Lemon Curd I made Wednesday, ran some extra Curd through the Icecream to make it ripple too sat in the freezer to firm

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    • gt568
    • By gt568 8th Jul 17, 1:06 PM
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    Great pic, please can you resize, screwing my screen.

    Burgers and sausages here, with salads.
    Down with the signature fascists!!
    • Islandmaid
    • By Islandmaid 8th Jul 17, 1:14 PM
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    Great pic, please can you resize, screwing my screen.

    Burgers and sausages here, with salads.
    Originally posted by gt568
    Thought it was the new mini size- it's being glitchy at the mo, won't let me resize, will retry later - soz..
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    • gonebust
    • By gonebust 8th Jul 17, 1:35 PM
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    I'm not cooking tonight.

    The local pub has some new items on its menu so I may be tempted to eat there

    Or I might be tempted to get Chinese

    But what normally happens we decide

    a) whilst the food in the pub is very good, it's never as good as my cooking so I never really enjoy it
    b) Chinese will make us thirsty all night and give us heartburn

    So we end up with toasted sandwiches
    • freespirit66
    • By freespirit66 8th Jul 17, 1:47 PM
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    Dinner tonight will be Creamy Tomato and Mushroom Pasta
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    • Pollycat
    • By Pollycat 8th Jul 17, 2:09 PM
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    Made some Homemade Lemon Curd Icecream using the Lemon Curd I made Wednesday, ran some extra Curd through the Icecream to make it ripple too sat in the freezer to firm
    Originally posted by Islandmaid
    I'd love this ^^^^.

    In fact the only ice creams I'd like more would be lime curd or ginger curd.

    Tonight we're having baked Camembert with salad and some artisan bread to mop up the extra virgin olive oil I brought back from Greece.
    Although I'm trying to cut my alcohol units down (my total for the last week Saturday to yesterday was 16.6 units ) I think I'll have to have a glass of chilled white wine with it.
    • hatful-of-hollow
    • By hatful-of-hollow 8th Jul 17, 2:32 PM
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    We had hm roasted tomato and basil soup for lunch and then DH and DS went off to cricket - they're going to pick up a chinese takeaway on the way home, so no cooking for me tonight
    • kerri gt
    • By kerri gt 8th Jul 17, 2:50 PM
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    Salami and lettuce sarnie for lunch and not sure about dinner. Have a tub of rumbledethumps that deff need using up but it's just a bit hot for that kind of thing. Might bung them in the freezer as they are getting past the use by date.
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    • Kittenkirst
    • By Kittenkirst 8th Jul 17, 4:01 PM
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    I'm not cooking tonight.

    The local pub has some new items on its menu so I may be tempted to eat there

    Or I might be tempted to get Chinese

    But what normally happens we decide

    a) whilst the food in the pub is very good, it's never as good as my cooking so I never really enjoy it
    b) Chinese will make us thirsty all night and give us heartburn

    So we end up with toasted sandwiches
    Originally posted by gonebust
    We do this ALL the time with Chinese take-away! It's expensive, not as good as our homemade kung pao chicken & will make us feel bloated! Glad to hear it's not just us

    We got YS posh brioche buns for 25p last night so have halved some chicken breasts and will do burgers. Mine is marinating in paprika and chilli to be bbq'd with fresh pineapple for a Hawaiian burger, gf's is marinating in homemade chilli & peach marinade for a spicy Mexican burger with leftover Guacamole.
    Will serve with skewered jersey royals also cooked on BBQ & some tinned sweercorn
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    • Jazee
    • By Jazee 8th Jul 17, 5:15 PM
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    DH is making us a duck stir fry.
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    • Gintotmelinda
    • By Gintotmelinda 8th Jul 17, 6:37 PM
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    Dinner tonight was smoked mackerel with watercress and mixed leaves salad with orange. Served with Jersey Royals, coleslaw and horseradish and crème fresh.
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    • caronc
    • By caronc 8th Jul 17, 7:48 PM
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    Griddled pork chop, green beans from the garden, mushrooms and savoy cabbage
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    • Witless
    • By Witless 8th Jul 17, 8:13 PM
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    As previously mentioned, Friday = Fakeaway day: being logical it follows that Saturday = steak day.

    Steak (rare), broccoli spears, mushrooms, jacket potato & garlic butter followed by raspberry ripple ice cream & black coffee.
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