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crimsonbadger 05-15-2006 04:20 PM

It's been raining in Massachusetts for over a week, and we're supposed to get one week more. We're all going stir crazy, and need a good dinner to cheer us up! Any suggestions?

kate~mom 05-15-2006 04:25 PM

cleaning out the fridge and making a chicken salad with the leftover veggies and chicken breasts i have. maybe some garlic bread on the side - i have some bread i need to get rid of also.

einalems 05-15-2006 04:33 PM

Just loaded up on salad supplies today, so it will be a nice chicken salad for us.

Vanessa 05-15-2006 04:44 PM

I'm using up stuff in the freezer, so we're having chili. I am making homemade croissants today, though, so that more than makes up for it.

VikingKvinna 05-15-2006 05:03 PM

Cream of asparagus soup with homemade w.w. bread, butter and cheese.

phathui5 05-15-2006 05:21 PM

Shell noodles with Trader Joe's tomato basil marinara sauce cooked with spinach. Garlic bread.

Plady 05-15-2006 06:17 PM

Spag with meat sauce tonight. But tomorrow I'm trying my fave thai grilled chicken marinade on pork instead with grilled asparagus. Can't wait!

Peppamint 05-15-2006 06:25 PM

: Looking for ideas cause this might be the last dinner I make for a few days if I do go into labor. :

Owen'nZoe 05-15-2006 06:35 PM

DH is on dinner duty tonight, so it'll be Asparagus Ravioli and sauce from a local hand-made pasta shop. Yummy! Tomorrow will be rice and bean tacos.

Mama2Kayla 05-15-2006 06:36 PM

We are having leftover roast chicken wraped up in sprouted grain torts, with rice and beans, guacamole, creme fraiche, lettuce, and grated raw chedder cheese.

veganf 05-15-2006 07:29 PM

In MA too, and after the boys splashed in puddles and got soaked, we had a "picnic" indoors: homemade hummus and crackers, cucumber slices, celery sticks, grapes, strawberries, dried apricots, and cashews.

There is currently a pot of vegetable bean soup on the stove, and I bought some sesame french bread to accompany it. The boys are going to watch Little Bear on tv, and then we're going to eat.

Bubble bath to follow!

- Krista

*Jessica* 05-15-2006 07:41 PM

Steaks with loads of peppers, onions, mushrooms and corn on the cob all cooked on the grill. We'll also have a salad.

HerthElde 05-15-2006 07:45 PM

meatloaf, spinach, broccoli&cauliflower w/cheese, garlic mashed potatoes

Lisalee2 05-15-2006 07:51 PM

We're trying to eat high raw, so for us it's going to be a big ol' salad and collard roll-ups. Collard leaves stuffed with homemade hummus, radishes, kale, cucumber, and avocado.

pnutS4us 05-15-2006 07:54 PM

We were supposed to have meatloaf tonight, but the meat is still frozen solid!! We have gotten rid of our micro, and I had forgotten how long it takes for meat to defrost in the fridge. Sooooo I guess we will have ww spaghetti with meat sauce (I have a 1 lb pack I can cook from frozen for the spaghetti) with raw pecorino cheese that I found at TJ's and a baby green salad with olive oil and balsalmic vinegar.

Poddi 05-15-2006 07:56 PM

Hmm, I'm making some bread right now. We'll probably have bread, fried fish, cucumber salad and possibly a soup.

darkpear 05-15-2006 08:44 PM

Roast salmon filets (currently marinating in honey and lime juice), cucumber salad and whole wheat pitas.

Persephone 05-15-2006 08:53 PM

Spaghetti Pie from Pretend Soup, and salad. Homemade blueberry pie w/ real whipped cream for dessert.

NinaBruja 05-15-2006 08:55 PM

last night i made this: http://www.ivu.org/recipes/salads/veggie.html
but with no onions or lemon juice and with more tamari, celery carrots and vegenaise. spead on toast for sandwiches it was lovely.

tonight im making this: http://vegweb.com/index.php?topic=6139.0

and stirfry: carrot slivers, thinly sliced yellow squash, fresh spinach, 1 lb sliced tofu, baby bok choy, belgian endive, chopped celery, snap peas. tossed in olive oil, toasted sesame oil, and tamari. i eyeball it and test taste.
i put the tofu in first and cook it on high til it browns then i add the rest and stir often, it will stick. when done i hit it with some paprika and or freshly ground pepper... yum

as you can see im going through a tofu phase.
tomorrow is my lasagna and chocolate cake...more yum

moonshine 05-15-2006 09:16 PM

cauliflower, tomatos and peas in a coconut curry sauce.

pandora665 05-15-2006 11:04 PM

It's funny, we're having the exact same thing as a pp - well, differently arranged, though -->
cream of asparagus soup and grilled cheese sandwiches

scarlettrose 05-15-2006 11:35 PM

mmm....everything everyone is making sounds so good....

not sure what will be for dinner yet....i'm still at work....

frog 05-16-2006 10:38 AM

We had a lentil soup with tomatos and onions over basmati rice, with homemade whole wheat bread and romaine salad with vinegared cucumbers.

FABULOUS.

philomom 05-16-2006 11:06 AM

I had a leftover bit of pot roast. I put it in the blender as a base for tonight's beef stew. So the crockpot is simmering away.
We are having a cool weather week here in Atlanta, so warm stew should taste just fine tonight.

Alkenny 05-16-2006 12:27 PM

Last night was BBQ beef sandwiches, corn on the cob and couscous.
Tonight is 'meat'loaf, baked potatoes and a salad loaded with mushrooms and avacado.

saratc 05-16-2006 12:40 PM

Last night was baked lemon pepper chicken, brown rice, and cabbage with olive oil and sea salt.

Tonight will be pan-seared cod with ginger-scallion-soy sauce topping, brown rice, zucchini, and turkey carcass broth.

BlueStateMama 05-16-2006 05:59 PM

Last night was roasted salmon w/ lemon, roasted broccoli and Thai noodles. Tonight is beef stroganoff (in the crockpot) with egg noodles and a green salad (w/ Newman's Olive Oil and Vinegar dressing.)

AmyC 05-16-2006 06:41 PM

We're having pan-fried tilapia on lentil pancakes.

Alkenny 05-17-2006 12:16 PM

Vegetable barley soup and egg salad sandwiches.

kate~mom 05-17-2006 02:08 PM

tonight is lasagna! i am debating whether to hit wegmans for crusty bread also. yuuuuuum.


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