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    • JIL
    • By JIL 10th Jan 18, 12:20 AM
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    What are you making for dinner 2018.
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    • 10th Jan 18, 12:20 AM
    What are you making for dinner 2018. 10th Jan 18 at 12:20 AM
    There were problems with the original thread in that it disappeared and could not be reinstated.

    So a new thread was created and we all started again, unfortunately that thread also seems to have joined it's predecessor.

    So here's a new one. We need to hear about Suki's lamb casserole and Island Maid is back from Amsterdam and must have delights to tell us about.

    Maybe if the old one can be found then this can be merged?

    Anyway without further ado...
    Last edited by JIL; 10-01-2018 at 12:32 AM.
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    • Need2bthrifty
    • By Need2bthrifty 5th Aug 18, 1:16 PM
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    I have Italian style braised lamb steaks going in the slow cooker, one to eat and one for the freezer. Thereís a small baked potato leftover from a couple of days ago that Iíll have with the lamb along with some green beans.
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    • Mr_Singleton
    • By Mr_Singleton 5th Aug 18, 1:37 PM
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    So hard to eat anything in this sort of weather.

    Had some sourdough toast with bacon and mashed avocado washed down with a banana and red berry smoothie for an early breakfast.

    Have just made a dip/spread with avocado and preserved lemon processed till smooth with homemade labaneh eaten with flatbreads and a Greek Salad.

    Supper will probably be a roasted tomato salad with farro from Heidi Swanson!!!8217;s book Near + Far.
    • kerri gt
    • By kerri gt 5th Aug 18, 5:17 PM
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    I think dinner will be quiche and I'll have mine with jersey royals and some YS tenderstem broccoli and asparagus tips. First time I've had asparagus in a long time as I had two reactions to it previously. I'm hoping the fact this is a semi cooked micro pot and the asparagus isn't early season that it will be ok.....if you don't hear from me again you know why.....
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    • gt568
    • By gt568 5th Aug 18, 5:49 PM
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    So hard to eat anything in this sort of weather.

    Had some sourdough toast with bacon and mashed avocado washed down with a banana and red berry smoothie for an early breakfast.

    Have just made a dip/spread with avocado and preserved lemon processed till smooth with homemade labaneh eaten with flatbreads and a Greek Salad.

    Supper will probably be a roasted tomato salad with farro from Heidi Swanson!!!8217;s book Near + Far.
    Originally posted by Mr_Singleton

    That sounds some good scran.


    I'm having bratwursts.
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    • dangerbadger
    • By dangerbadger 5th Aug 18, 6:20 PM
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    A quick tea of 'chuck some stuff in a pan and hope it tastes good' meal for me. So an onion, a few mushrooms, a handful of spinach and a tomato all fried up with some piri piri seasoning and then half a can of baked beans stirred in. It was perfectly alright, if not a particularly wonderful culinary experience.
    • kerri gt
    • By kerri gt 5th Aug 18, 8:13 PM
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    I think dinner will be quiche and I'll have mine with jersey royals and some YS tenderstem broccoli and asparagus tips. First time I've had asparagus in a long time as I had two reactions to it previously. I'm hoping the fact this is a semi cooked micro pot and the asparagus isn't early season that it will be ok.....if you don't hear from me again you know why.....
    Originally posted by kerri gt
    I only had a little bit of the asparagus....they were very slim stems....to date I'm still here

    Must admit I am rather looking forward to the temps cooling a little later this week, whilst the beautiful weather we have had is glorious it doesn't lend well to being very active in the day. Just a few degrees will be fine. It has made me realise just how many clothes I have I don't need though, for the past 2 months I've basically lived in 4-5 pairs of shorts and about 6-8 vest tops.
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    • Islandmaid
    • By Islandmaid 5th Aug 18, 8:16 PM
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    We changed our minds with dinner too Kerri I ended up with cheese omelette and DH used up some chicken and salad. Glad you survived the asparagus
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    • kerri gt
    • By kerri gt 5th Aug 18, 8:53 PM
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    Glad you survived the asparagus
    Originally posted by Islandmaid
    Not a single glad as I am I bet
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    • MrsLurcherwalker
    • By MrsLurcherwalker 6th Aug 18, 7:46 AM
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    Lunch today will be cold meat and salad and as the courgettes have started to produce again supper will be Hugh FW's courgettes with pasta and cheese from his 3 good things book which is really tasty, blackberries and yoghurt, coffee!
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    • Hopeless Case
    • By Hopeless Case 6th Aug 18, 8:16 AM
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    Stir fry tonight to use up the last o the chinese leaves and the noodle stash. A bit of pork in for OH, spring onions, mushrooms and sweet peppers too I think - and carrot and probably courgette!
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    • kerri gt
    • By kerri gt 6th Aug 18, 8:31 AM
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    I have a couple of meals planned this week for when the weather cools, I today will be picky stuff as it's still going to be the approximate temp of Mordor here today.

    Oh, and the fur ball is having Sheba mousse and prob chicken.
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    • whmf00001
    • By whmf00001 6th Aug 18, 9:54 AM
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    Previously frozen slice of beef, left over dried mash with garlic and onions, some of the mash will be used to make tuna fishcakes for tomorrow. Any frozen veg. Previously frozen hm soup for lunch with last 2 slices of bread for lunch. More soup to get out for tomorrow lunch.
    • Jazee
    • By Jazee 6th Aug 18, 1:21 PM
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    Just had BLT for lunch. Tonight will be steak pie, new potatoes and peas.
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    • Islandmaid
    • By Islandmaid 6th Aug 18, 2:03 PM
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    Lamb steaks from yesterday tonight - with salad.

    Kerrie it's pretty Mordor here too x
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    • C J
    • By C J 6th Aug 18, 2:12 PM
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    The worst thing of all about this weather is that I actually prefer being at work. I'm in a super-chilled office so it's lovely but I have to wear a jumper it's so cold!

    I have a large bowl full of meat stripped from yesterday's roast chicken, and if my kitchen isn't too unbearably hot tonight I will make a chicken and leek puff pastry pie and service it with steamed veg.

    If it's too hot to cook, I might just settle for a large G&T instead.
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    • hatful-of-hollow
    • By hatful-of-hollow 6th Aug 18, 2:57 PM
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    Last night we had an M&S chinese meal for two, stretched to 3 with some extra spring rolls, prawn crackers and stir fried noodles and courgette from the garden.

    Tonight's dinner will be roast beef, hm yorkshires, roasties, cornish new potatoes, savoy cabbage, carrots, green beans from the garden, and gravy....followed by a rm individual blackcurrant cheesecake each.
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    • Pollycat
    • By Pollycat 6th Aug 18, 7:07 PM
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    Buttered chicken breast joint (YS £1.58 reduced from £5.25 ) with new potatoes, chantenay carrots (also YS), cabbage and broccoli.


    Will do us for 2 meals so pretty cheap.
    • kerri gt
    • By kerri gt 6th Aug 18, 7:33 PM
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    OH was fed at work at lunchtime so came home and picked

    I had some more of the broccoli / asparagus bowl thing I bought YS yesterday (seem to be hanging in there with asparagus, though it's so flipping hot I prob couldn't tell if I'm having a reaction to it or not), with mushroom quiche and sliced fried potatoes.

    I had planned stir fry tomorrow but it's still hotter than hot here and I'm not sure we'll even fancy that.
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    • Lauralozzle
    • By Lauralozzle 6th Aug 18, 8:13 PM
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    Quorn chilli with rice, homemade guacamole, natural yogurt and coriander

    It was delicious
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    • Islandmaid
    • By Islandmaid 7th Aug 18, 6:28 AM
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    Pork steaks with mustard sauce, braised red cabbage and mash for the men
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