What are you making for dinner?

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  • IslandmaidIslandmaid Forumite
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    Chicken and chorizo with mushrooms, peppers and spinach 
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    Hope your leg is feeling better today @kerri_gt.

    I've made a meat and veg bolognese sauce (still harvesting courgettes, so I've grated one of those to add alongside the peppers etc). I'll turn it into a pasta bake, probably with the addition of some cheese sauce sloshed over the top and baked until golden and bubbly. I'm craving lots of comfort food now that the weather is getting cooler.
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    I made a huge slow cooker pot of chestnut mushroom and barley soup and managed to use up all the pearl barley that had been hanging around for ages, some porcini stock that had been cluttering up the fridge as well as some red lentils that I threw in to thicken it at the last minute.  The recipe said it made four portions but mine has turned out more like six or even eight so that's all to the good.
    I ate it with a couple of slices of brown toast with a scraping of marmite and had a passion fruit for pud with some coffee.

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    goldfinches that soup sounds lush.

    Lentil and mushroom spag bol here tonight. Have already put everything in the slow cooker so tonight I will cook off pasta and garlic bread and assemble a salad.
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    C_J said:
    Hope your leg is feeling better today @kerri_gt.

    I've made a meat and veg bolognese sauce (still harvesting courgettes, so I've grated one of those to add alongside the peppers etc). I'll turn it into a pasta bake, probably with the addition of some cheese sauce sloshed over the top and baked until golden and bubbly. I'm craving lots of comfort food now that the weather is getting cooler.
    Thanks C_J. Ended up with my drugs for it last night and not really a good evening with it but hoping with the cream plus 3 days on antibiotics I might turn the corner soon. I got stung by a wasp last week and it's become infected - ugh! 

    Anyway, did manage to stand long enough to throw together a sweet n sour (jar of sauce, added quorn pieces, chopped pepper that I'd accidentally left out the freezer, pineapple that I'd prev frozen and some sugar snap peas. Also used LO rice from the night before to make up some egg fried rice. All came together rather nicely esp considering the circumstances.  

    Tonight might be the same reheated. 
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    kerri_gt said:  I got stung by a wasp last week and it's become infected - ugh! 

    Ouchy!!  

    I have some red peppers that are on the verge so need to get them prepped and into the freezer rather than wasting them.  

    Dinner tonight is ricotta and spinach ravioli.  I've got salad makings so will prep that and let the OH do the rest.
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    Chilli stuffed peppers here.
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    Bangers and mash tonight :)
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    Mrs E's been outside all day, she fancies pork loin steak,apple sauce & chips,  
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    Ketofied Hunters Chicken and munchkin pumpkin chips 
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