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What are you cooking today?
Sun 11-Apr-10
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brightspark
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Tonight - we have chicken removed from the leftover drumsticks.

Add some lovely mushrooms - pour over a tin of creamed mushroom soup, and topped with breadcrumbs. (if plenty of time, topped with sliced potatoes)

Oven for half an hour, and voila, tasty dinner - easy peasy!

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Sun 11-Apr-10
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That sounds good, I like adding soup to dishes like that.

I'll try that again!

Sun 11-Apr-10
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Thanks Toffeeapple Big_Hug

I made up for it today by baking a lemon drizzle cake, a loaf of bread, a pot of stew for tomorrow and a "very tasty " (G's words) slow roast pork joint Sunday dinner 🙂

Oh and I had a slice of the leftover pizza for breakfast.

Mon 12-Apr-10
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Granary rolls stuffed with pine nuts and red pepper pesto, rolls stuffed with smoked cheese and onion. Spicy beef soup. Salad.

Kateuk makes things at http://www.etsy.com/shop/finkstuff and sometimes she does this too http://www54paintings.blogspot.com/ and also this http://finkstuff.weebly.com/

Mon 12-Apr-10
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Tonight, we are being treated by some lovely French neighbours - I understand duck is on the menu.

I have made some lemon curd, which I haven't seen for sale here, and I will make a lemon Victoria sandwich with lemon curd and mascarpone filling - that's for dessert !

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Mon 12-Apr-10
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Kate, is that all for your dinner?

BS, have a lovely evening; you deserve it after making cake and lemon curd.

I'll try that again!

Mon 12-Apr-10
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Thanks, TA, the couple are lovely, so I think it will be a very pleasant evening - if only they would speak just a little more slowly ........... Smile

Do you ever get the feeling that some things you'll never quite grasp fully.

(I cope very well, considering, but my French is just 'very good school French' - as opposed to being fluent Frown )

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Mon 12-Apr-10
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My understanding of French is a lot better than my conversation, I lack confidence and I know what you mean about not grasping fully. Roll_Eyes

I'll try that again!

Mon 12-Apr-10
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Well TA, it was dinner for both of us, it also did lunch for me and will do so again tomorrow- and possibly dinner for me tomorrow too, though I might need to thin the soup to stretch it!

Kateuk makes things at http://www.etsy.com/shop/finkstuff and sometimes she does this too http://www54paintings.blogspot.com/ and also this http://finkstuff.weebly.com/

Mon 12-Apr-10
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Deep fried new spuds, chicken burgers mixed with Baltic spice,Turmic,Paprika ( jades) 2 eggs, lettus and red peppers.

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Are those home-made chicken burgers Mutley?Tea

Tue 13-Apr-10
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brightspark said:

Thanks, TA, the couple are lovely, so I think it will be a very pleasant evening.


Well, TA, it was definitely a lovely evening - however, after only one Pineau (a local drink made with brandy and wine), and I made sure ice cubes were in it - to dilute it a little - that was enough alcohol for me.

But for hubby - different story. He is sleeping it off as I write! Eeek 

He couldn't resist, see .... RunAway

How the rest of the party have got up this morning for work is anyone's guess!!! Big_Laugh 

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Tue 13-Apr-10
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Kate, that was a good meal stretched, well done!

Mutley, your dinner sounds delish.

BS, glad you had a good, if restrained, evening.  What was on the menu?  I hope the Hubby gets well soon, it always seems such a good idea at the time doesn't it? Big_LaughBig_Laugh

Dinner out this evening, a farewell to my best friend Pammie, who is going off to live in Cyprus.  I shall miss her a lot. CryCry

I'll try that again!

Tue 13-Apr-10
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TA, it was a little strange menu, if I may be so bold to say.

Invite for 8pm.

Sat down at table, loads of bottles arrived, and two very large platters of 'nibbles' - this lasted about one and a half hours (I think this is where hubby's problems started.........)  Roll_Eyes

Then a plate of smoked salmon arrived, and a huge bowl of very light creamy-something to go with it - I couldn't taste anything in this, though I could see a few herbs in it. This salmon was very chewy, and I have to say mine was helped down with some delicious bread.

Then, the son and his girlfriend had cooked the main course. Delicious duck, taken off the bone, and with the 'drumsticks' added to the platter. Plus a very large bowlful of sticky risotto - not a lot of flavour in this either. No veg.

Then, my Victoria sandwich with the lemon curd, which merited second helpings, I'm pleased to say. Oh, and the pretty cakebox - which I had bought - hostess tore it up. Why though - not sure.

Very amiable evening, and I must say, my French always improves after an evening like this. In fact, they asked me how I made the cake, and I was able to describe in detail, which is an achievement for me.

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Tue 13-Apr-10
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Hmm, that does seem to be an odd menu, especially the large plates of nibbles and lots of drinks. Shame about the tasteless dishes and the tearing up of the cake box but well done for describing the recipe for your cake.  Poor Hubby, is he better now?

I'll try that again!

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