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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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    • foxyloxy11
    • By foxyloxy11 11th Feb 18, 12:14 PM
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    HM chicken and mushroom pie with baby potatoes, leeks and other veg
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    • Tiglath
    • By Tiglath 11th Feb 18, 12:15 PM
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    Executing a roast for three omnis (one a coeliac), a veggie, and a vegan. Roast chicken, homemade roasties in basil olive oil, ordinary Yorkshires, glutenfree Yorkshires, honey roast parsnips, peas, carrots, broccoli, green beans, glutenfree meat gravy, vegan gravy, and whatever condiments people fancy. Vegan London cheesecakes (the ones with icing and shredded coconut), and chocolate concrete with chocolate custard. Bit more adventurous than my usual glutenfree pasta with tomato and basil sauce to satisfy everyone!
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    • C J
    • By C J 11th Feb 18, 12:20 PM
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    Roast chicken dinner with all the trimmings for us tonight.

    Ive had a busy Sunday morning cooking - Ive made a big pan of soup for lunches next week (a strange mix of carrot, onion, red lentil, chickpea, chilli and coconut as I had things to use up!); an apple pie; a jam and cream sponge sandwich cake; and a big tray of flapjacks to use up the odds and ends in the baking cupboard. These have chocolate chips, chopped glace cherries, chopped apricots, cranberries, coconut and pumpkin seeds in them which sounds odd but they taste fab!
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    • joedenise
    • By joedenise 11th Feb 18, 12:22 PM
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    That's a lot of cooking. It's very difficult when you have to cook for varying diets. However I can't see any protein for either the veggie or the vegan - they probably won't mind as it's just one meal. Presumably they can have enough protein in other meals during the day.
    • Tiglath
    • By Tiglath 11th Feb 18, 12:33 PM
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    That's a lot of cooking. It's very difficult when you have to cook for varying diets. However I can't see any protein for either the veggie or the vegan - they probably won't mind as it's just one meal. Presumably they can have enough protein in other meals during the day.
    Originally posted by joedenise
    Yeah we'll just have a 'ghost roast' - I'm the veggie and wheat intolerant so there's egg in the glutenfree Yorkshires and chocolate concrete, and milk in the chocolate custard. I may add some grated cheese to my veg if I feel like it, and the vegan may add nooch (nutritional yeast flakes) as sprinkles for that umami bite. There's also some protein in all the veggies, especially the peas and broccoli, and the vegan gravy gets added Marmite. It's actually really hard to be protein-deficient here in the west - neither I nor the vegan are at risk of kwashiorkor
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    • Tiglath
    • By Tiglath 11th Feb 18, 12:44 PM
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    Roast chicken dinner with all the trimmings for us tonight.

    Ive had a busy Sunday morning cooking - Ive made a big pan of soup for lunches next week (a strange mix of carrot, onion, red lentil, chickpea, chilli and coconut as I had things to use up!); an apple pie; a jam and cream sponge sandwich cake; and a big tray of flapjacks to use up the odds and ends in the baking cupboard. These have chocolate chips, chopped glace cherries, chopped apricots, cranberries, coconut and pumpkin seeds in them which sounds odd but they taste fab!
    Originally posted by C J
    Those flapjacks sound epic!
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    • kerri gt
    • By kerri gt 11th Feb 18, 1:44 PM
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    Yeah we'll just have a 'ghost roast' - I'm the veggie and wheat intolerant so there's egg in the glutenfree Yorkshires and chocolate concrete, and milk in the chocolate custard. I may add some grated cheese to my veg if I feel like it, and the vegan may add nooch (nutritional yeast flakes) as sprinkles for that umami bite. There's also some protein in all the veggies, especially the peas and broccoli, and the vegan gravy gets added Marmite. It's actually really hard to be protein-deficient here in the west - neither I nor the vegan are at risk of kwashiorkor
    Originally posted by Tiglath
    My veggie friend has a ghost roast (love that phrase, never heard it before) at Xmas. Her parents usually cook for the family and she says there's so much other stuff to eat that she doesn't need nor want them cooking special in addition to turkey for her.
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    • Pollycat
    • By Pollycat 11th Feb 18, 2:14 PM
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    Cottage pie with Savoy cabbage and mashed turnip mixed in with the potato topping.
    • JIL
    • By JIL 11th Feb 18, 3:08 PM
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    My veggie friend has a ghost roast (love that phrase, never heard it before) at Xmas. Her parents usually cook for the family and she says there's so much other stuff to eat that she doesn't need nor want them cooking special in addition to turkey for her.
    Originally posted by kerri gt
    I don't eat meat and I would much rather have all the veg and accompanying bits than something different. At Christmas we went out for a work dinner, loads of lovely meals were being brought out. Mine arrived it was supposed to be a nut stack, but it looked like it had been thrown together and put into a muffin tin. Served with cold broccoli and new potatoes.
    I wanted the Yorkshire pudding, the sprouts, parsnip, carrots and stuffing and roast potatoes.
    I know its my choice but I did feel a bit short changed.

    Today its beef and Yorkshire pudding, cauliflower, green beans and roast potatoes and parsnip. There's also some mushy peas left over from Friday.
    • kerri gt
    • By kerri gt 11th Feb 18, 4:13 PM
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    JIL lesson learned for next year, get the meat version (assuming you're ok with meant having been on your plate?) then you'll get the veg and accompaniments, and pass the meat onto someone else.

    No idea what dinner tonight will be, OH has just had quorn sausages in a roll so prob won't be hungry. I ended up with a Cook! meal last night, chicken pad Thai...very nice it was too.
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    • Gem-gem
    • By Gem-gem 11th Feb 18, 7:47 PM
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    Shepherds pie with a sweet potatoes and celeriac top.
    Also made a fresh loaf of bread and a sherry fruit cake. The house smells lovely.
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    • Islandmaid
    • By Islandmaid 11th Feb 18, 8:17 PM
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    He all,

    Back from our little trip and had a cheese omelette for dinner, really hit the spot

    Made some sweet potato, coconut and lime soup for lunches
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    • MrsLurcherwalker
    • By MrsLurcherwalker 12th Feb 18, 8:14 AM
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    Soup and the usual chicken/toast for us today, type of soup will depend on excavations from the veg drawer in the fridge! Cold pork loin with jacket potatoes and a salad for supper tonight followed by fresh fruit and plain skyr and a cup of black coffee.
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    • kerri gt
    • By kerri gt 12th Feb 18, 8:38 AM
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    Soup for lunch as its **** freezing today. Not sure what dinner will be - will see what / if OH wants something else I'll excavate what is looking to be a rather full freezer (keep trying to use stuff up, then end up buying a few more 'bits' and just using those because they are easy to get to)
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    • Wednesday2000
    • By Wednesday2000 12th Feb 18, 8:53 AM
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    I'm making refried beans (well, without oil) today and having that in tortilla wraps with lettuce, chopped red onion, jalapeno peppers and salsa. Maybe some spicy potato wedges too.

    Vegan London cheesecakes (the ones with icing and shredded coconut)
    Originally posted by Tiglath
    Hmm, I haven't heard of them before.
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    • joedenise
    • By joedenise 12th Feb 18, 9:40 AM
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    I'd only heard of them as London cheesecakes quite recently - when I was growing up they were just cheesecakes! Think they've probably been renamed when the current type of cheesecakes (made with soft cream type) became popular.

    No cooking for dinner tonight - we're having the LO sausage & bean cassoulet. There was also enough for another portion for the freezer! The recipe was supposed to be for 4 portions and I've made 6 and I didn't even use as many beans as the recipe called for! I used two tins of beans and the recipe called for 3 tins! Would probably have made 8 or 9 portions if I'd added that many.

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    • whmf00001
    • By whmf00001 12th Feb 18, 11:21 AM
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    Already prepped veg soup (had roast veg last night so have peelings and ends plus hanging about cabbage etc) for lunch today, extra will go into freezer again, have about 10 portions frozen now for when have no fresh veg. Having the other half of the Sicilion Chicken meal I bought from Gusto last week, had cooked all the chicken and froze half, the rest was in fridge or still in packets, I really enjoyed it last week, then tomorrow will have the 2nd portion of the Fish Cakes from the box. Will start on the other 2 meals this week, eat half and any cooked produce will be frozen, just have 2 items of fresh veg from last weeks other than pots and onions, the rest is pkts of spices etc.
    • donnajt
    • By donnajt 12th Feb 18, 11:44 AM
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    Quick and easy Mayflower Chicken Curry and rice x
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    • Islandmaid
    • By Islandmaid 12th Feb 18, 4:49 PM
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    Pork steaks with lemon, garlic and herbs today, new potatoes and Rocket salad, no spuds for me
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    • stressedoutmumof1
    • By stressedoutmumof1 12th Feb 18, 5:01 PM
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    Salmon fillets, Hollandaise sauce, new potatoes and broccoli
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