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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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    • caronc
    • By caronc 6th Feb 18, 6:41 PM
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    Souvlaki pork, roasted veg and Greek pita
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    GC YTD 2018- £574/£940
    • donnajt
    • By donnajt 6th Feb 18, 6:51 PM
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    Mayflower Chinese curry with rice for family and carrot fries for me (I'm having a SP day on Slimming World
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    • joedenise
    • By joedenise 6th Feb 18, 7:01 PM
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    Lunch today was the last of the 2 pea soup with bread. Dinner tonight will be a sausage pilaf with roasted vegetables - this is a new to me recipe so hope it's nice as it's fairly cheap to make.

    Denise
    Originally posted by joedenise
    Just reporting back! The sausage pilaf was really nice and it's a definite keeper (also works as a Slimming World recipe if anyone's doing SW!). Recipe said to use microwave rice but I just cooked some basmati rice and used that.

    Denise
    • foxyloxy11
    • By foxyloxy11 6th Feb 18, 8:51 PM
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    homemade onion soup and cheesy rolls
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    • Pollycat
    • By Pollycat 7th Feb 18, 8:31 AM
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    Home-made lamb burgers for us tonight.
    I took 500gm of mince out of the freezer for this on Monday:
    Home made doner kebab
    Originally posted by Pollycat
    and decided that it would be too much for the 2 of us so nicked some for burgers.
    Very MSE.
    • tighteningthebelt
    • By tighteningthebelt 7th Feb 18, 8:54 AM
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    Hi
    Lunch sardines on toast.
    Dinner roasted red pepper and tomato soup, with bread and cheese. Orange for pud.
    • kerri gt
    • By kerri gt 7th Feb 18, 8:59 AM
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    Dinner will either be pasta with a couple of those mushroom sausages I cut up added in (three left as OH nicked one to 'try' last night) or veggie chilli - which I'll make anyway but is usually better the next day if i can get OH to stay away from it lol.
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    • hatful-of-hollow
    • By hatful-of-hollow 7th Feb 18, 9:55 AM
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    hatful-of-hollow
    Lunch today will be hm chicken noodle soup and tonight we're having hm lasagne with garlic bread and veg/salad.
    • C J
    • By C J 7th Feb 18, 9:58 AM
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    I'm still finding it exhausting to cook from scratch after a busy day from work - it's three weeks since I had the "flu" bug that was going around, but I'm still not up to par yet. I've had to deviate from the menu plan this week and I didn't think I'd be up to making the planned white fish poached in orange and honey with a spicy green lentil side dish (I'll do that on Saturday instead, when I have more time) and before leaving for work this morning just grabbed a two-portion tub of hm chicken and vegetable curry from the freezer to defrost while I'm out. Thank heavens for batch cooking on days like this!
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    • joedenise
    • By joedenise 7th Feb 18, 10:37 AM
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    I made a curry yesterday using some of the the LO roast chicken from Sunday so we'll be having that with some rice for dinner tonight.

    We're having jacket potatoes with tuna mayo for lunch so a nice easy cooking day today!

    Denise
    • Jaymie kate
    • By Jaymie kate 7th Feb 18, 10:41 AM
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    Hi everyone! Glad to have stumbled upon this thread. For lunch will have steamed tuna with garlic bread and spaghetti and dinner will be roasted chicken, corn soup with bread and cheese.
    • whmf00001
    • By whmf00001 7th Feb 18, 12:33 PM
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    H/m cauli stalk & broccilli soup for lunch (again but lovely), small jelly with fruit and tonight Sicilion Chicken Linguine with Pea Shoots. Bought a Gusto box as per voucher on Martyn's page so will cook the chicken but half will go back into freezer, use half of other ingredients so will have again in a couple of days or so. Much fancier than I would usually have.
    • Pollycat
    • By Pollycat 7th Feb 18, 1:29 PM
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    Just had a fab lunch of wholemeal pita bread filled with shredded lettuce and red cabbage, sliced cucumber, tomatoes & onion and wafer-thin chicken drizzled with Ancona hot pepper sauce.

    ETA:
    Welcome to Jaymie kate.
    • Islandmaid
    • By Islandmaid 7th Feb 18, 2:10 PM
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    Islandmaid
    Stirfry Pork and veg with noodles and spring rolls for the menfolk.
    Note to self - STOP SPENDING MONEY !!
    • MrsPear
    • By MrsPear 7th Feb 18, 5:08 PM
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    For the boys plain seasoned chicken breast griddled, hm potato wedges. Eldest wants broccoli and youngest salad bits - cucumber and pepper. I will have salad too and wedges but I!!!8217;m having left over meatballs and tomato sauce from Monday. Very mixed up here but never mind.
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    • caronc
    • By caronc 7th Feb 18, 5:49 PM
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    Roasted veg, spinach & ricotta lasagne with garlic bread
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    GC YTD 2018- £574/£940
    • kerri gt
    • By kerri gt 7th Feb 18, 6:03 PM
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    Just thrown together a veggie chilli with soya mince and put on a pot of pasta to cook up with the mushroom sausages sliced. Gave OH the choice for tonight and he wants pasta so we'll have that tonight and chilli tomorrow. Poss curry on Friday as I have some stashed in the freezer.
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    • Unicornucopia
    • By Unicornucopia 7th Feb 18, 8:19 PM
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    Unicornucopia
    Summer Salmon Spaghetti
    Yes, I know it's not summer but that's the name of the recipe I followed!

    I'm not a fan of spaghetti but this tasted good when I made it an hour ago - a sauce made with diced onions, chives, garlic, finely cut red chilli, veg stockpot, water, lemon juice and thickened with crème fraiche, add in braised broccoli and flaked hot smoked salmon and served over spaghetti.

    Just as well I made too much spaghetti as I ended up dropping half of it in the sink and later found I'd also dropped some on the floor when my foot kept getting stuck to the kitchen tiles!
    • suki1964
    • By suki1964 7th Feb 18, 8:43 PM
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    Baked breaded chicken, salad and sweet potato wedges

    Followed by a slice if Black Forest Gateaux that I made for Mr Sukies birthday

    Didn't look too smart but was scrummy
    if you lend someone £20 and never see that person again, it was probably worth it
    • kerri gt
    • By kerri gt 7th Feb 18, 9:34 PM
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    Suki1964 I love a Black Forest Gateau, reminds me of Berni Inns. Yum.
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