What Are You Having For Dinner

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  1. Dec 31, 2018 #1291

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    I made shrimp with old bay in the oven ( 425 for 15 mins), oven fries and cole slaw. I always make shrimp for New Year

    Tomorrow we'll have the rest of the shrimp, bbq ribs, cole slaw and more oven fries

    Happy New Year people
     
  2. Dec 31, 2018 #1292

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    We usually have shrimp on Christmas eve or New Year's Day but everything is different now. I'm the cook and not motivated.
    Over-thinking everything as usual.
    I've never heard of putting shrimp in the oven, @WVDragonlady . Are you broiling them?
     
  3. Dec 31, 2018 #1293

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    nope @Patchouli . just bake them for 15 mins in a 425 oven. such an easy way to make them and they turn out perfect
     
  4. Dec 31, 2018 #1294

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    @WVDragonlady You shell them first? I've never heard of this. Can you please share your how to? I love shrimp.
     
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    I thought I’d try Alton Browns approach to wings. My large rice cooker has a Steam function on it.

    I steamed the wings for 10 minutes, they are almost cooked at that point. A good coating of a butter vinegar mix and ranch dressing seasoning then another 14 minutes in the air fryer. They turned out well.

    What’s a collage bowl game without wings?

    Wings_v1.jpg
     
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    @Patchouli , you could but I don't. I think it helps keep them juicier and part of the fun of eating shrimp is the peeling and getting icky fingers to lick lol

    Coat shrimp with oil ( I use olive oil) and Old Bay ( or your favorite seasoning) seasoning. Mix well. Place on sheet pan in one layer. Bake at 425 for 15 mins.
    Its that easy. I never steam them anymore. This is much better to me
     
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    Awesome, can't wait to give it a try. Thanks, @WVDragonlady !!
    Happy New Year!!
     
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    Sandwich out of leftovers.
    Eating pies & cakes, few home made candies.
    Someone gave me store bought fruit cakes, I will give them away.
    When you have the real fruit cake hot from the oven, no cheap imitation will do.
    They meant well, I am not insulted, but I will still give them away.
     
  9. Dec 31, 2018 #1299

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    We had tacos for supper but I made extra filling to roll enchiladas for tomorrow
     
  10. Dec 31, 2018 #1300

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    For Christmas, the company I work for hands out Costco Hams or $20 Safeway Gift Cards. We always get the ham.

    After Christmas dinner, we freeze the ham bone and scraps, then on New Years Eve, we cook up a big pot of Ham and Beans.

    So delicious...
     
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    My company gives out gift cards too.
     
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    my company gives gift cards too.
     
  13. Jan 1, 2019 #1303

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    Many years ago… amusing now but at the time most annoying… Just out of the Navy, went to work repairing Catscans in Buffalo NY.

    My new employer sent out gift certificates to every employee for a Christmas bonus. A certificate worth $25 at the nearest “Honey Baked Ham” store.

    Lots of stores in major cities across the country where most employees lived and worked.

    Except for me… The nearest Honey Baked Ham store was 240 miles away in Pittsburgh PA. There was no internet or free shipping. To enjoy my Christmas bonus I would have to drive about 500 miles round trip (almost 2 tanks of gas), use up an entire day… for a $25 ham…

    As far as I'm concerned that company still owes me a Christmas bonus! :D
     
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    I soak mine in garlic water for a day at least..then slow cook it with bacon or ham bone..very very tasty...
     
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    my favorite pizza, cheese breadsticks and a jelly donut a co worker shoved in my hand..It was forced I swear..
    and now that im home off work..my New years beer
    Yea..ok..keto isn't happening this week..lol..
    Running will commence in the am ..but I am and will enjoy every single calorie with defiant glee..
     
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    I have soaked my beans for more than a day a few times, especially red skinned beans--kidney, etc. Garlic water? Never heard of it, but I could add a couple cloves of garlic. I never heard of or thought of that.
     
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    Making Mexican food to bring to my cousins for dinner. It'll be interesting keeping it warm. It's 17 out right now, will be colder tonight. No electricity over there. I think I'll put all the "serve warm" taco and burrito fixings in a pyrex pan so it can go in her oven when we get there. It'll be too cold for horse and buggy travel tonight, so that's why we're bringing dinner. ..our meal turn.
     
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    I love shrimp but quit eating it a few years ago. I did hear that there is a recall on precooked shrimp, so WVDragonlady, no worries for you and your family.

    I recently saw someone else putting shrimp and lobster tails in the oven. I had never seen either cooked that way.
     
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    Buffalo Cauliflower and a piece of grilled chicken, maybe some grapes later.
     
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    Hubby is fixing the gutters where they were pulled down slightly by the snow and ice last year now that he added more snowbirds to the roof.
    We're both having lunch right now and I intend to get him in a chair out in the garage to cut his hair when he's finished. He's shaggy now and we can't have that lol He has meetings with dept heads and architects and inspectors during the week. He may be in work clothes but he's clean. I'm just glad he can get away with just a henley cuz theres no way I could get him in a sport coat lol
    Been going through my huge amount of food magazines to make sure my name isn't on them anywhere so I can ditch them. I don't use them anymore and they're taking up space so they have to go. Tired of all the crap in the house.
    Nothing on tv to watch and I did some reading
    I have dishes to do after the hair cutting and I'll probably read some more
    Its cloudy and windy but the temp is 54 outside supposed to get up to 60. The stove is off and I have a window in the back office open since its out of the line of the wind.
    Get some fresh air in the house. Apparently its supposed to stay in the 40's during the daytime for the next 2 weeks. We'll see.
     
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    Broiled Sirloin,aspargus sauteed with olive oil, sliced garlic,green onions served with steamed rice, coffee.
    Anything that is left will immediately go to crockpot for vegetable beef soup.
    Lunch was leftover taco soup, with smoked turkey leftover from Thanksgiving.
    Will have to cook fresh Thursday maybe.
    Going go read a book called Sailing into Murder.
    Enjoy
     
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    Smothered steak, rice, gravy, collard greens, black eyed peas, and corn bread, with sparkling cider, all gluten free. It was delicious, but better than that was the time with my daughter and her family. We have some good leftovers!
     
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    Hoppin' John's and cornbread.
     
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    I had wings left over from last night, warmed up those. Cooked a batch of fries in the air fryer, yummy!

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    I made shake and bake pork chops and stir fried cabbage, and appplesauce. Peaches for dessert.
     
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    Bratwurst, sauerkraut, fresh green beans, potato salad, spanakopita, and red beans and rice. An assortment for dessert...leftover cake, some cookies, and fruit cake. Our neighbors, mom, and my cousin from town are coming to supper tonight. Favorite cousin just leaving for Indiana. I'll miss her.
     
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    Not sure yet. Either chicken with salad greens or taco soup.
     
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    Beef broth
     
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    Something new, I’ve never Stir-fried cabbage before. I used Chinese spices, miran, soy sauce and plenty of fresh garlic and ginger. It turned out good, yummy even.

    Open faced London broil roast beast from the good deli and fresh Italian bread is always yummy.

    Stir fry cabbage.jpg
     
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    I love stir fry cabbage! I made some a couple of days ago. I just used a little bacon grease for flavor, salt, garlic and pepper. Very good.
     

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