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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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    • dangerbadger
    • By dangerbadger 8th Jul 17, 10:16 PM
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    Cheese and crackers here tonight. I am too hot and too tired to even have begun to contemplate anything more complicated.
    • JIL
    • By JIL 8th Jul 17, 11:09 PM
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    We went to a garden centre today and thought we would have a coffee, however when we were given the menu and caught sight of the food being served we decided to have lunch. I had an open prawn sandwich, which was very tasty. Husband has a steak and stilton ciabbatta which came with chips and salad and coleslaw. So we shared his chips.

    So when dinner time arrived I decided to swap things round, I cooked the chicken I had got for tomorrow and made a few salads, a Greek salad, a couscous salad, a pasta salad and a potato salad. There was also a load of lettuce from the garden. A packet of seeds for 39p and we have had loads of lettuce so far. So it was help yourself to what you want.
    • Pollycat
    • By Pollycat 9th Jul 17, 7:49 AM
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    Today will be home-made moussaka (I've been making this for over 40 years) with Greek salad.
    • Hollyharvey
    • By Hollyharvey 9th Jul 17, 8:18 AM
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    Dinner tonight will be a home-made lasagne that I have just dug out of the freezer. I think it has been in there for about a year and was a left over portion from when I cooked it for my niece. I think it is ok, it certainly looks alright. I will serve that with some salad.
    • Islandmaid
    • By Islandmaid 9th Jul 17, 8:30 AM
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    Back to work tomorrow after 12 days off So will makes soup for work lunches, Red pepper and tomato I think, might chuck some basil in as it's going mad in the garden. Might make some cake too for DH to take to work.

    We are out to lunch with MIL, so dinner will be LO BBQ and salad
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    • Pollycat
    • By Pollycat 9th Jul 17, 8:35 AM
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    Back to work tomorrow after 12 days off So will makes soup for work lunches, Red pepper and tomato I think, might chuck some basil in as it's going mad in the garden. Might make some cake too for DH to take to work.

    We are out to lunch with MIL, so dinner will be LO BBQ and salad
    Originally posted by Islandmaid
    Basil ice cream?

    http://www.simonhopkinson.tv/recipe/36/basil-ice-cream.aspx
    • Islandmaid
    • By Islandmaid 9th Jul 17, 8:41 AM
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    I'd love it - but I can imagine Hubby's face when he tucks in
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    • hatful-of-hollow
    • By hatful-of-hollow 9th Jul 17, 9:00 AM
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    Off to do the weekly food shop this morning. Really fancy roast chicken tonight - maybe with salad, or maybe with veg and gravy - haven't decided yet. No doubt some fresh fruit for pud.
    • gonebust
    • By gonebust 9th Jul 17, 9:11 AM
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    Dinner last night after all the deliberating, was SFA

    I noticed pollycat was letting the side down with her alcohol consumption, so took up the baton and drunk her allowance as well as my own


    Guess who was put to bed and guess who's feeling extremely fragile this morning?

    And whilst I feel starved, there is no way I can look at food
    • Jazee
    • By Jazee 9th Jul 17, 9:32 AM
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    Dinner last night ended up being a slice of lemon drizzle cake as DH fell asleep. He will be cooking the duck stirfry today. For breakfast I've just had a fried egg bap.
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    • MrsLurcherwalker
    • By MrsLurcherwalker 9th Jul 17, 10:28 AM
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    No cooking here today, it's already cooked and far too hot to do any cooking anyway so lunch today will be some cold crustless quiche with a salad and some nice olives I got much reduced yesterday and supper will be a chickpea and potato curry I made last night with rice and chopped tomato, onion and chopped fresh coriander on the top, blackberries and %fat Greek yoghurt for pudding.
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    • gt568
    • By gt568 9th Jul 17, 11:13 AM
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    Leftover burgers and sausages.
    Down with the signature fascists!!
    • kerri gt
    • By kerri gt 9th Jul 17, 11:27 AM
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    Dinner last night after all the deliberating, was SFA

    I noticed pollycat was letting the side down with her alcohol consumption, so took up the baton and drunk her allowance as well as my own


    Guess who was put to bed and guess who's feeling extremely fragile this morning?

    And whilst I feel starved, there is no way I can look at food
    Originally posted by gonebust
    SFA?

    Well at least you got your 5-a-day with the vino consumption.

    Not sure what today will be, last night ended up being rumbledethumps and corned been for me, I have the same LO in the friedge so might be that.

    First jobs this morning were putting OH LO chips from last night in the food recycling and clearing up cat sick under the dining table...gosh I'm a lucky lucky girl.
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    • 2childmum
    • By 2childmum 9th Jul 17, 4:02 PM
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    There is only hubby and me tonight as DS as gone on chapel choir tour to Germany. He was excited to be awarded a chapel choir scholarship at uni, for the princely sum of £300 for the whole year. By the time he has paid for flights, hostel accommodation and food that will be the £300 spent!! But he loves singing and would have done it for nought at the end of the day. DD has a church youth event including dinner, so that only leaves us two. Thankfully I have a mediterranean lasagne in the freezer which will do the two of us with some salad, so beyond chucking it in the oven there isn't really any cooking to do tonight.

    I need to plan next week, with several family members in and out and DH starting his new job tomorrow!!!! There is a canteen at work so he is going to check that out, so I don't need to provide a packed lunch. He is going to see what the prices are like, and if not too bad will probably eat there at least a couple of times a week.
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    • Ballymackeonan
    • By Ballymackeonan 9th Jul 17, 4:12 PM
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    Veggie friends coming tonight, so it's my crustless quiche - Roquefort and walnut - with salads and home made cheesy soda bread, fruit for afters!
    • Gintotmelinda
    • By Gintotmelinda 9th Jul 17, 5:43 PM
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    Chilli con carne from the slow cooker with green vegetables for me and added rice for DH.
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    • caronc
    • By caronc 9th Jul 17, 5:50 PM
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    Rump steak, mushroom & peppercorn sauce, savoy cabbage and steamed charlotte potatoes
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    • dangerbadger
    • By dangerbadger 9th Jul 17, 6:50 PM
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    Beef stew and dumplings, with cabbage and peas.
    • kerri gt
    • By kerri gt 9th Jul 17, 10:29 PM
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    Beef stew and dumplings, with cabbage and peas.
    Originally posted by dangerbadger
    Jeez, I love that kind of meal but couldn't face it in this heat, hall thermostat still reading 26 degrees now

    I haven't worn trousers for about a month now and am really starting to love this weather, although could do with the nights being a tiny bit cooler on occasion.

    So tonight was southern coated Basa fillets, with beans for OH and peas and salad for me. Well when I say salad, some lettuce and a tomato. I'm away with work later this week so using up stuff I know OH won't eat.
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    • dangerbadger
    • By dangerbadger 9th Jul 17, 11:05 PM
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    Jeez, I love that kind of meal but couldn't face it in this heat, hall thermostat still reading 26 degrees now
    Originally posted by kerri gt
    Yeah, it wasn't what I especially wanted, but due to a combination of very little money and poor planning, there really was no other choice tonight. Luckily it was just leftovers, so took just minutes to microwave as I'm not sure I could have coped if the oven had had to be on!
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