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What's for dinner tonight?

Discussion in 'The Good Life' started by txskimo, Mar 8, 2015.

  1. txskimo

    txskimo Well-Known Member

    I decided on a good ole homemade pizza. Trying to justify the purchase of this commercial kitchenaid I bought last month.
     
  2. swarden43

    swarden43 "It's your shave. Enjoy it your way."©

    Becky made some lasagna the other night, first time making her own noodles with her new pasta maker.
    It was certainly delicious hot out of the oven, but I find lasagna to be one of those dishes that tastes better a couple days later.
    MAN! Was it good tonight!!
     
  3. Radiotube

    Radiotube RADInOverdrive

    I made gluten free breaded turkey nuggets tossed in buffalo sauce and then added to a nice big salad! The wife raved about it. I'm happy.... and full!
     
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  4. Jostalli

    Jostalli Well-Known Member

    I had a left over Chimichanga with steak from my lunch at Frontera. The wife did bring home some fresh black bean and corn salsa to go with it.
     
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  5. dscaver

    dscaver Well-Known Member

    Pizza and zucchini bread are the only things I ever made in my KitchenAid, although it is one of the the smaller ones.
     
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  6. txskimo

    txskimo Well-Known Member

    Yeah pizza is one of the easiest things to make. I'm not sure why I ever pay the big chains although I guess it's a lot more convenient.
     
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  7. mikewood

    mikewood Well-Known Member

    It's a Kitchen Aid. You never have to justify it.

    I have a KA blender that earns its keep every summer.
    3/4 full of ice.
    4 oz of watermelon schnapps. And turn to full power.
    When it "freezes" trickle vodka until it thaws and blends into a slush! Garnish with fresh watermelon.

    It will get you hurt because you will pass out poolside and get a bad sunburn.
     
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  8. txskimo

    txskimo Well-Known Member

    I'm going to have to try that
     
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  9. DEfettish

    DEfettish Well-Known Member

    I stuffed some Italian bread crumb crusted chicken breast with mozzarella. Served with bow tie pasta and home made marinara.
     
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  10. HolyRollah

    HolyRollah BaconLord Staff Member

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    Homemade tamales….served with one of my favorite Mexican beers, Negra Modelo. Flan for dessert. Our 'Ocho de Marzo' celebration….:D
    Great way to end a hectic day!
     
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  11. txskimo

    txskimo Well-Known Member

    So is making tamales as bad as everyone makes it out to be? I wanted to try but every time I ask somebody about it they deter me.
     
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  12. HolyRollah

    HolyRollah BaconLord Staff Member

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    They can be. Much depends upon how many short cuts one takes. Instant-masa and supermarket lard makes it less labor intensive—but they lack both there rich, wonderful flavor and fluffy texture of fresh masa and freshly roasted & rendered pork fat. Dry corn husks I prefer over banana leaves. I also prefer savory vs sweet tamales.
    Tonight was with a red pork filling—Cerdo Rojo Picante—essentially a long-roasted seasoned pork butt (shoulder), pulled and simmered with a guajillo-based red sauce (onions, tomatoes, garlic, guajillo chiles) until thick and then stuffed into the masa, wrapped in the husks, and steamed for several hours. Wonderful! Light, fluffy masa with a spicy rich filling! Worth the effort!
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  13. Moses Brown

    Moses Brown Active Member

    We did turkey-stuffed bell peppers with fried egg and bacon. Topped with a citrus guacamole. Yum

    I would be lost without my Cuisinart!
     
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  14. Sara-s

    Sara-s This Pun for Hire

    Last night, we made baby-back ribs, oven roasted and marinated in COca-cola. They were tasty & so tender that the meat just fell off the bones.
     
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  15. 178-bplatoon

    178-bplatoon Well-Known Member

    My son ate the last of the jambalaya. I had a meatloaf w/American cheese sandwich also leftover. :)
     
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  16. richgem

    richgem suffering from chronic clicker hand cramps

    Veal stew/pseudo-goulash over egg noodles.
     
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  17. Mr. Shaverman

    Mr. Shaverman Well-Known Member

    Pizza with anchovies and mushrooms.
     
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  18. TheFiveO

    TheFiveO Well-Known Member

    I work graveyard and am trying to lose 40 pounds....so, so far, its just been a green fruit smoothie
     
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  19. Darkbulb

    Darkbulb Cookie Hoarder

    Cobb salad, a cheese stick and some hot tea.
     
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  20. Salty Belle

    Salty Belle Well-Known Member

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    Slow roasted pulled pork with a mustard, brown sugar and sriracha rub!
     
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