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What Did You Have For Dinner?

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by Derek W, Mar 24, 2019.

  1. Malcolm_Stewart

    Malcolm_Stewart Well-Known Member

    I'm envious.
     
  2. Geren

    Geren Well-Known Member

    Plenty of leftovers today - well, no roast potatoes. They always seem to be hoovered up. Tonight's delight and delectation will be pork and vegetable fried rice.
     
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  3. SqueamishOssifrage

    SqueamishOssifrage Well-Known Member

    The mystery of the disappearing carrot!

    Heated up the last leg/thigh combination from last week's roast chicken by sticking it in a saucepan with the last of the gravy. Roasted some more tatties to go with it. For veggies I was planning peas and runner beans, but then I noticed one last carrot in the fridge veg drawer, and figured I would add it to the veg mix, just put it in the saucepan first. I peeled it, and topped and tailed it, and then just took a quick bite out of it, by way of checking its freshness. It was very tasty, so I took another bite, then got on with preparing the rest of the meal.

    I enjoyed the meal, but suddenly I noticed there was no carrot. I never did find it, or figure out where it went...
     
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  4. Geren

    Geren Well-Known Member

    A similar thing happened to me this morning. I made my usual coffee and put two slices of bread into the toaster. Once nicely and gently browned on both sides I applied butter and marmite before cutting into triangles and putting on a plate. By the time I reached the kitchen table a whole triangle of marmite on toast had simply evaporated.
     
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  5. Zou

    Zou Well-Known Member

    Our cat rather likes marmite. If he sees us putting it on toast he assumes the passive-aggressive-sitting-next-to-you-while-looking-longingly-like-butter-wouldn't-melt until offered the knife to lick.
     
  6. Geren

    Geren Well-Known Member

    A previous feline used to very much enjoy a scrambled egg enhanced with marmite. The current one thinks that's a nuts idea and won't entertain it but is more than partial to camembert. Sans marmite.
     
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  7. Catriona

    Catriona Well-Known Member

    Made like a hot pot to have today - with half a fillet steak. Absolutely delicious.
     
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  8. Zou

    Zou Well-Known Member

    Takeaway; fish supper for the wife, steak pie supper for me.
     
  9. MJB

    MJB Well-Known Member

    Pork loin steak with roasted potatoes, onion, peppers and courgettes.
     
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  10. dream_police

    dream_police Well-Known Member

    A regular one for us, beef massaman curry. Grapes for afters. I also made some orange shortbread but I’ve already had 2 this afternoon so trying to resist having another one before bed.
     
  11. Derek W

    Derek W Well-Known Member

    Well I bought some gnocchi from ALDI and was going to have that for my dinner, unfortunately it tasted vile so it will be going in the bin.
     
  12. AndyTake2

    AndyTake2 Well-Known Member

    Best place for it.
    Boiled snot
     
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  13. Zou

    Zou Well-Known Member

    Last night we had a Mrs Zou original effort. Pork belly strips sealed then simmered for an hour plus in a stock. When soft and gelatinous quickly mixed through some miso and then served with rice. Very tasty. The stock will now make an excellent noodle soup too. :)
     
  14. ascu75

    ascu75 Well-Known Member

    Triple cooked chips chicken and peas was last night. Tonight is pork chops. I like pork chops :)
     
  15. dream_police

    dream_police Well-Known Member

    Not dinner but lunch yesterday. Inspired by @LesleySM i bought a jar of cheap Ye Olde Oak hotdogs and some hotdog rolls. So nice but so wrong.
     
  16. LesleySM

    LesleySM Well-Known Member

    YUK! I like Frankfurters not Ye Ole Oak hotdogs! Dave liked them but I never did
     
  17. dream_police

    dream_police Well-Known Member

    How can you not like them? I had 3 hotdog rolls for lunch yesterday. Tomato ketchup and crispy onions on them.
     
  18. Catriona

    Catriona Well-Known Member

    I had a phone call from a 2nd cousin of my hubby's. I do enjoy our conversations, but my dinner didn't.
     
  19. Zou

    Zou Well-Known Member

    Sautéed some onions, peppers and chorizo then added basmati rice and cooked in the same pan.
     
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  20. Geren

    Geren Well-Known Member

    I've just put a spanokopita-ish thing in the oven. I'd asked Mr Geren to get me some filo pastry but he brought home puff pastry instead. It'll be fine. With salad and a mint yoghurt dressing. I'm bloomin' ravenous so I'm kind of oven-watching as I type.
     
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