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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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    • MrsLurcherwalker
    • By MrsLurcherwalker 7th Aug 18, 7:19 AM
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    I made tomato and red pepper soup yesterday with some over ripe home grown tomatoes from the greenhouse (they're not keeping this year) so that with some cold meat will be lunch.

    Supper will be another of Hugh FW's recipes from the 3 good things book in the form of garlicky white bean puree, black olive and mozzarella pizzas with a leaf salad, I can't face another blackberry so pudding will be ice cream and blueberries with digestive biscuit crumbs scattered over and then our usual coffee.
    Thumpers mum was right - if you can't find anything nice to say don't say anything at all!
    • kerri gt
    • By kerri gt 7th Aug 18, 8:18 AM
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    Hmmm, so OH has requested stir fry tomorrow when it cools off a bit. I'm considering steak for me tonight.... need to make my mind up as will have to defrost it.
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    • Need2bthrifty
    • By Need2bthrifty 7th Aug 18, 12:43 PM
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    A freezer rummage brought forth a portion of stewed liver which I'll have with mashed swede, cabbage & sweetcorn.
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    • Lauralozzle
    • By Lauralozzle 7th Aug 18, 3:41 PM
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    Dinner tonight will be spaghetti carbonara with salad.
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    • dangerbadger
    • By dangerbadger 7th Aug 18, 4:56 PM
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    Butternut squash falafels with salad and a yoghurt and mint dressing.
    • MrsLurcherwalker
    • By MrsLurcherwalker 7th Aug 18, 5:01 PM
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    DB I'm coming to yours...set another place Yum, yum ,yum, yum, YUM!
    Thumpers mum was right - if you can't find anything nice to say don't say anything at all!
    • dangerbadger
    • By dangerbadger 7th Aug 18, 5:09 PM
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    You can have my daughter's share, Mrs LW, the ungrateful wretch doesn't seem to like anything I cook these days!
    • Mr_Singleton
    • By Mr_Singleton 7th Aug 18, 6:06 PM
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    Have friends for supper so doing something a little bit different.

    Pan-fried Dover Sole with Ceps from Classic Koffmann 50 years a chef (pg 184 if anyone is interested) with a lemon sorbet for desert. Will be eating outside!
    • Islandmaid
    • By Islandmaid 7th Aug 18, 6:50 PM
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    Have friends for supper so doing something a little bit different.

    Pan-fried Dover Sole with Ceps from Classic Koffmann 50 years a chef (pg 184 if anyone is interested) with a lemon sorbet for desert. Will be eating outside!
    Originally posted by Mr_Singleton
    I had to look it up, Dover Sole is such a delicate fish, I thought Cep would overwhelm it - interesting ...
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    • MrsLurcherwalker
    • By MrsLurcherwalker 8th Aug 18, 7:35 AM
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    Soup for lunch and freezer emptying goes on so some fish of some kind with sweet potato chips, peas and sweetcorn for supper and then for a treat NO blackberries, just a cup of coffee!

    Not soup for lunch I've unearthed a couple of tine one of lentil dahl and one of vegetable Balti that need using so we'll have them and a tin of peaches in juice to follow, all just slightly out of date but still good!
    Last edited by MrsLurcherwalker; 08-08-2018 at 11:46 AM.
    Thumpers mum was right - if you can't find anything nice to say don't say anything at all!
    • Need2bthrifty
    • By Need2bthrifty 8th Aug 18, 11:14 AM
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    There was loads more meat than I expected on the lamb steaks that I braised a couple of days ago, so thought I would shred some of it, mush-up the veg, mix them together for a sort of moussaka type mix. Iíll just pop to the s/m for an aubergine and Iím set to go.
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    • Mr_Singleton
    • By Mr_Singleton 8th Aug 18, 5:29 PM
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    I had to look it up, Dover Sole is such a delicate fish, I thought Cep would overwhelm it - interesting ...
    Originally posted by Islandmaid
    It was delicious and all the plates came back empty. A great evening all round.

    Was going to do a fish pie tonight with extra for the freezer. Truth be told didnít fancy it. Will be dicing the cod into chunks and deep frying in batter with maybe a few chips if I can be bothered.

    Will use the other bits of seafood tomorrow for a seafood linguine as Iím working late(ish)
    • Islandmaid
    • By Islandmaid 8th Aug 18, 6:04 PM
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    I absolutely CBA tonight - Dukka coated Halloumi fries with HM burger and salad, in a bun for DH
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    • kerri gt
    • By kerri gt 8th Aug 18, 6:25 PM
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    Teriyaki and ginger stir fry here - noodles from the freezer, sauce in the fridge and stir fry veg bought at the weekend. Quick and easy.
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    • dangerbadger
    • By dangerbadger 8th Aug 18, 7:02 PM
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    Griddled tofu steaks (marinated in tamari, garlic and chilli flakes), bombay potatoes and spinach.
    • Hopeless Case
    • By Hopeless Case 9th Aug 18, 6:53 AM
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    I made tomato and red pepper soup yesterday with some over ripe home grown tomatoes from the greenhouse (they're not keeping this year) so that with some cold meat will be lunch.

    Supper will be another of Hugh FW's recipes from the 3 good things book in the form of garlicky white bean puree, black olive and mozzarella pizzas with a leaf salad, I can't face another blackberry so pudding will be ice cream and blueberries with digestive biscuit crumbs scattered over and then our usual coffee.
    Originally posted by MrsLurcherwalker
    That all sounds really lovely! Love HFW

    I've got some vegetables left over from last night, might also defrost the last of the quorn chilli for OH - might even treat him and buy some basmati rice!
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    • MrsLurcherwalker
    • By MrsLurcherwalker 9th Aug 18, 8:21 AM
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    Soup, beautiful soup for lunch and it's cool enough today that warm soup won't be the penance it has been!

    Supper this evening will be a couple more of the tins of curry from my larder along with basmati rice, chutney, plain yoghurt and some fresh bits and pieces, followed by tinned peaches in juice and a cup of coffee.


    The bean based pizza was yummy and most definitely one to have again!
    Thumpers mum was right - if you can't find anything nice to say don't say anything at all!
    • Islandmaid
    • By Islandmaid 9th Aug 18, 9:04 AM
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    We are taking our eldest DS out for a curry tonight, haven't seen him since he split with long term GF, so exited to catch up on gossip.

    Brunch will be a cheese omelette for me
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    • kerri gt
    • By kerri gt 9th Aug 18, 10:13 AM
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    Scampi and chips here tonight (OH choice) pondering between using the remaining few chips that are left in the freezer or making my own with some lingering spuds in the veg draw.
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    • dangerbadger
    • By dangerbadger 9th Aug 18, 10:49 AM
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    Courgettes stuffed with quorn bolognese. I'll have them with a salad, the others will have rice or chips with theirs.
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