The What's For Dinner Thread - August '09(recipe index in OP)

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  1. TigerKat

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    Hi all!

    This is our new thread to post and share recipes!

    Here's a link to the last WFD thread:
    http://www.disboards.com/showthread.php?t=2166940

    Here's a link to the original WFD thread:
    http://www.disboards.com/showthread.php?t=1058064

    Here are the links to all of our other threads:

    http://www.disboards.com/showthread.php?t=2082354

    http://www.disboards.com/showthread.php?t=2003022

    http://disboards.com/showthread.php?t=1899219

    http://disboards.com/showthread.php?t=1800000

    http://disboards.com/showthread.php?t=1776416

    http://disboards.com/showthread.php?t=1771658

    http://disboards.com/showthread.php?t=1771657

    http://disboards.com/showthread.php?t=1698744


    FOOD PORN LINKS

    "Freddie - our pool boy"; scotlass
    Grilled chicken on roasted fennel and cherry tomatoes, with kalamata olives; liamsaunt
    Avocado BLT; liamsaunt
    Pan-fried flounder, green beans and wild rice; liamandcaili
    Shrimp in a spicy tomato sauce with capers, currants, fidelius, and pine nuts; liamsaunt
    Poached salmon on a bed of corn and zucchini with a white wine sauce; liamsaunt
    Arugula salad with apricots and pistachios in a lemon vinagrette; liamsaunt
    Turkey burgers and sweet potato fries; liamsaunt
    Pasta with pesto, pine nuts, and peas, Corn, tomato, avocado relish; liamsaunt
    Beer can chicken, caprese salad, antipasto plate; liamsaunt
    Grilled cornish hens with a mango-avocado salsa; liamsaunt
    Bucatini with some tomatoes and arugula from the market, chicken sausage and fresh mozzarella; liamsaunt
    Greek salad, grilled pita, and striped bass with lemon sauce; liamsaunt
    BELTs and waffle fries; liamsaunt
    Seared Scallops with Warm Tuscan Beans; shovan
    Chicken milanese; liamsaunt
    Blueberry pancakes; liamsaunt
    Grilled cheese stuffed-bacon wrapped chicken on corn risotto with a tomato=parmesean salsa; liamsaunt
    Grilled eggplant parmesean, grilled garlic bruschetta; liamsaunt
    Grilled porterhouse, Grilled eggplant parmesean, heirloom tomato bruschetta, Italian meats, arugula salad; liamsaunt
    Seared halibut in lemon sauce over an orzo-spinach-tomato medley with sauteed soft shell crabs, bucatini with heirloom tomato sauce, chicken and steak sandwich, grilled cornish hens with peach salsa, curried sweets, squash and snap peas, tomatoes and bento boxes; liamsaunt
    Salmon with Lemon, Capers, and Rosemary and Fresh Green Beans, Fennel, and Feta Cheese; shovan
    Soda can chicken and Grilled Margherita Pizza; shovan
    Sourdough Bread; shovan
    Fresh corn cakes topped with heirloom tomatoes, goat cheese, and bacon, and an arugula salad and popovers; liamsaunt
    Banana bread; Nancyg56
    Lentil soup and naan; shovan
    Pasta and meatballs; liamsaunt
    Seafood fra diavolo and pizza; liamsaunt
    Sole meurniere with rice and asparagus; liamsaunt
    Wedge salad with blue cheese and bacon, baked orzo, and chicken stuffed with goat cheese and basil; liamsaunt
    Singapore style noodles; liamsaunt
    Spaetzle and wursts, and sauteed apples, roasted chicken with mashed cannelini beans and rosemary and roasted brussel sprouts, chicken and mushrooms, with pasta in a lemon arugula cream sauce and broccoli; liamsaunt
    Gorgonzola garlic bread, Ravioli pomodoro, breakfast for dinner, sparkling cider-cognac cocktail and shrimp fra diavolo; liamsaunt
    Popovers, prosciutto/brie baguette and black bean soup and chile quesadilla; liamsaunt
    Shrimp with garlic-caramel sauce, sesame sugar snaps and jasmine rice; liamsaunt
    Chicken fried rice; liamsaunt
    Chicken korma, mutter paneer, naan (store bought), saag paneer, and chole chaat and Basmati rice; liamsaunt
    Spoon bread, fried pork chop, mustard and collard greens ; shovan
    German sausages with pierogies, sauerkraut, and applesauce; liamsaunt
    Ceasar salad and seafood fra diavolo; liamsaunt
    Cider braised chicken with buttered egg noodles and sauteed spinach; liamsaunt
    Rolls made from pizza dough, rolled in butter, garlic, and rosemary and Penne with tomato-sausage sauce; liamsaunt
    Sweet Potato, Leek and Bacon Soup; shovan
    Bean, Proscuitto, Pork "Cassoulet", Plated Beans, Braised Lamb in Red Wine & Sauteed Spinach/Arugula, Brandy & Port Poached Pear & Cherries with Chocolate "Flan"; shovan
    Mushroom ragout, with mashers and broccoli, pizza on wholewheat crust and fish tacos and rice with pigeon peas; liamsaunt
    Asian glazed salmon, bok choy, and soba noodles with cucumber and carrot; liamsaunt
    Cedar Planked Maple Glazed Salmon, Rice Pilaf, Green Beans with toasted almonds & bacon; shovan
    Green vegetable assortment with shallots; liamsaunt
    Braised pork chops and chicken sausages in a tomato ragout, flat iron steak with red wine sauce, chicken breast stuffed with goat cheese, flattened baby red potatoes, spinach, and a delicious zucchini gratin, roasted garlic and wild mushroom pasta; liamsaunt

    APPETIZERS, SNACKS & DIPS

    Edible spiders; EJ4Disney
    Guacamole; liamandcaili
    Honey Roasted Almonds; liamandcaili
    Shrimp and Ginger Siu Mai Dumplings; Disney Ron

    BEVERAGES

    Berry martini; Nancyg56
    Hot Apple Pie; Disney Ron
    Dark & Stormy; NEVERENOUGHWDW

    BREADS, ROLLS, BISCUITS, DOUGHS & CRUSTS

    Banana Bread; Nancyg56
    Banana Bread; Rogue26
    Beer Batter; liamsaunt
    Cheesy Corn Muffins; ugadog99
    Crystal Palace Fire Roasted Spoon Bread; Rogue26
    Grandma's Cabbage Bread; EJ4Disney
    Honey Oat casserole bread; Nancyg56
    Sheryl's spoon bread; shovan
    Tortillas;flying_babyb

    BREAKFAST

    Baked Blueberry French Toast; OKWMom
    Blueberry Breakfast; Glynis
    Maple French Toast Casserole; Glynis
    Pumpkin Spiced Cream Cheese Breakfast Rolls; HERSEY
    Raspberry-Cinnamon French Toast; Glynis


    DESSERTS - CAKES, PIES, MUFFINS & FROSTINGS

    Angel Cake ; Nancyg56
    Apple Snack Cake; Nancyg56
    Chocolate Chip Pecan Pie; FormrCastMbr
    Chunky Banana Bran Muffins; DisneyRon
    Cracker Barrel Double Fudge Coca Cola Cake; NEVERENOUGHWDW
    Irish Cream Bundt Cake ; Disney Ron
    Moist & creamy coconut cake; TigerKat
    Sour Cream Chocolate Chip Coffee Cake; Nancyg56
    Sour cream coffee cake; Disney Ron
    Sour Cream Peach Pie; bigmerle1966
    Swedish Apple Pie; Disney Ron

    DESSERTS - CANDIES, COOKIES & BARS

    Chocolate Caramel Corn; HERSEY
    Pumpkin Spice Caramel Corn; HERSEY
    Send Me To The Milky Way Cookies; HERSEY

    DESSERTS - PUDDINGS & MISC

    Baby Eskimo; NEVERENOUGHWDW
    Baked Custard; Nancyg56
    Cobbler; Nancyg56

    ENTREES - BEEF, VEAL & LAMB

    Beef, Black Bean, and Chorizo Chili; nucpharm29
    Beef Bourguinon; NEVERENOUGHWDW
    Beef Satay with Peanut Sauce; liamandcaili
    Cheese-Stuffed Meatloaves ; OKWMom
    Chuckwagon Casserole; Nancyg56
    Corned Beef and Cabbage Casserole; Glynis
    Crockpot Creole steak; TigerKat
    Crockpot Meatloaf(link); FormrCastMbr
    Cuban Ropa Vieja; Aimeedyan
    Grands Taco melt; HERSEY
    Momma Neely's Pot Roast; TigerKat
    Pizza tortilla; flying_babyb
    Poor Man's Stroganoff; Disney Ron
    Pumpkin black bean bake; Aimeedyan
    Thai Noodles With Curried Ground Beef Sauce Recipe ; HERSEY
    The Ultimate Beef Stew; HERSEY

    ENTREES - MISC

    Italian Ravioli Stew; Glynis
    Mac and Cheese Spaghetti; Aimeedyan
    Quick & Easy Casserole; Pooh 67 68

    ENTREES - PORK

    Asian Pork with Noodles; Aimeedyan
    Black Beans; zipuzee
    Braised pork chops; liamsaunt
    Fried Pork Chops(link); TigerKat
    Pork Burritos; bigmerle1966
    Pork Tenderloin Marinated in Rum; NEVERENOUGHWDW
    Spiced-rubbed pork tenderloin; HERSEY
    Succulent Braised Pork; TigerKat

    ENTREES - POULTRY

    Beer can chicken ; DisneyRon
    Chicken Broccoli Divan Casserole; Disney Ron
    Chicken Deluxe; Nancyg56
    Chicken Milanese; liamsaunt
    Crockpot White Chicken Chili; ugadog99
    Good Karma Schawarma; nucpharm29
    Saucy Asian Meatballs; Glynis
    Spicy Chicken Teriyaki; NEVERENOUGHWDW
    Stuffed Chicken Breast with Fresh Corn Risotto and Tomato Relish; liamandcaili
    Sweet and sour crockpot chicken; Rogue26
    Tuscan Turkey Slow Cooker Pasta; nucpharm29


    ENTREES - SEAFOOD


    Baked Shrimp Scampi; Rogue26
    Goat Cheese Salmon; Aimeedyan
    Home-Style Shrimp Curry ; Aimeedyan
    Salmon with Lemon, Capers, and Rosemary; shovan
    Seared Scallops with Warm Tuscan Beans; shovan
    Scallop Scampi over Angel Hair; Nancyg56
    Shrimp in garlic caramel sauce; liamsaunt

    SAUCES, SEASONINGS, MARINADES, RUBS & DRESSINGS

    Cranberry Sauce; FormrCastMbr
    Make ahead turkey gravy; FormrCastMbr
    Orange cranberries; NEVERENOUGHWDW

    SIDE DISHES

    Barefoot Contessa's butternut squash; liamsaunt
    Fresh Green Beans, Fennel, and Feta Cheese; shovan
    Inside Out Egg Rolls; Glynis
    Mom's Famous Eggplant Sticks; liamsaunt
    Perfect Black Beans; TigerKat
    Picnic baked beans; HERSEY

    SANDWICHES, SOUPS, STEWS & SALADS

    Beer cheese soup; HERSEY
    Cream of broccoli soup; HERSEY
    Frog's eye salad; EJ4Disney
    Greek Salad; liamsaunt
    Lebanese-Style Red Lentil Soup; Nancyg56
    Mexican Chicken Salad; EJ4Disney
    Roasted Potato-Vegetable Salad with Smoked Paprika Dressing; shovan
    Shaggy Man Split Pea Soup ; TigerKat
    Sweet Potato, Leek and Bacon Soup; shovan
     
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  3. Disney Ron

    Disney Ron It's not a lie, if you believe it.

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    :worship:...Just checking in with the recipe gods!!!!
    Thanks Kathy for the link to our new home.

    -------

    Got my grocery shopping done today. DH watched Luke and I took Emma with me. Don''t you know DH got called in for work while I was out shopping. I scored some great deals at Walgreens...I save $32 with sales and coupons :goodvibes ...and only ended up spending $37. I was so proud of myself. My big deal was a jumbo pack of pampers and a box of wipes for only $6.22...see that little things that make this mom happy!!!

    When DH gets home we are going to take the kids for a ride, and pick up a brickoven pizza at a local grocery store. It is better than some of the pizza parlors around here.

    Aimee, the shrimp were good. I did play with it a little. I had more shrimp so I doubled the recipe. I did not double the salt, or cayenne pepper and I added a tsp of lemon pepper to it. I thought the pumpkin spice worked in place of the allspice okay. They did have a nice kick.

    Gretchen & Kat, thinking and praying for you girls and your families. :grouphug:

    Gretchen, picturing Hailey showing up next to you made me smile. She seems like a sweetie and just missed you!;)
     
  4. LBKB

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    Just checking in. Prayes for your sil Kathy Check in later when I have more time to read back. :grouphug: to all
     
  5. HERSEY

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    Found our new home :thumbsup2

    Gretchen :hug: Your story about Hailey made me smile You have to love the fact she is comfortable with her body :laughing:

    I am making Pork Souvlaki w tzatziki with the tenderloin.
     
  6. Where'sPiglet?

    Where'sPiglet? DIS Veteran

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    Found it! :cool1:
     
  7. scotlass

    scotlass <b><font color=red>Proud Redhead</b><br><font colo

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    Hey...

    Love the new place Kat,you did bring Freddy the poll boy !!?
     
  8. liamandcaili

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    Hi Everyone,

    Gretchen -- Cancer is so cruel. :hug: Your story about Hailey made me smile.

    Kimmar -- My mom didn't make the fritters today. She grated the zucchini then steamed it, squeezed the liquid out then put in a pie plate. To that she added salt, pepper, parmesan cheese, two eggs and chopped up basil. She baked it at 375 for 45 minutes. My dad and BIL loved it.

    Dinner today was really good. Becky took pictures. We had grilled striped bass that was served over grilled tomatoes and fresh greens that were tossed in a balsamic dressing. Becky made a pesto sauce for the fish. YUM! My mom also made eggplant sticks and the zucchini dish.
     
  9. TigerKat

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    Gretchen - I forgot to mention that picturing Hailey next to you made me chuckle, I just adore that girl.:lovestruc
     
  10. TigerKat

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    I thought you were!!!!;)
     
  11. liamsaunt

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    Dinner!


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  12. Nancyg56

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    Honeeeey! I'm Home!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I found you!

    I caught up! Whew!

    Kat- Keeping your Sil in my prayers. How is Johnny holding up? I feel so badly :hug:

    Gretchen- Hailey made me :cloud9:

    Ann- how was Emma on the shopping spree?

    Laura- the zucchini sounds yummy.

    Dinner was scallop scampi over Angel Hair with a green salad. I bought gorgeous sea scallops yesterday so I seared them off in olive oil, added thm to a scampi sauce.

    I don't have good measurements but
    1 pound sea scallops
    1/4 large onion minced
    2 lemons, zested and juiced
    3T minced garlic
    pinch chili flakes
    chopped parsley

    1 cup white wine
    1/2 cup chicken stock
    1 T corn starch
    salt and pepper

    olive oil
    butter

    Saute onion, garlic in olive oil and butter, add chili pepper, S&P and cook.
    add white wine and lemon juice and zest. reduce

    add chicken stock to make enough sauce for pasta and simmer. thicken with corn starch and chicken stock if desired

    Sear scallops on both sides and add the seared scallops to the sauce.
    I finished the saue with butter and chopped parsley. It was delicious!
     
  13. FormrCastMbr

    FormrCastMbr DIS Veteran

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    Hey All, I am here!

    Just got in from taking Andrew to Williamsport...what a gorgeous facility! I will post some pics soon. I just cannot get over the place AND it was not that expensive: $475 for 5 nights.

    Gretchen, Keeping you all in my thoughts and prayers. I am all to familiar with the pain and misery that cancer causes. :hug:

    Hailey is such a precious girl...give her hugs for me. :cutie:

    OK, who is the poll boy?

    BBL...gotta get some stuff done...Mom comes tomorrow and I go to see cutie David Cook!
     
  14. LBKB

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    I've wondered this also Lauren. :confused3
     
  15. OKWMom

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    I know. Can you imagine how much more pleasant bathing suit shopping would be if you truly did not care what others thought? Instead of mine, where there is a three glass of wine minimum. :laughing:



    :rotfl::rotfl: The scallop scampi sounds wonderful, but scampi is something I have to order out. Kenny doesn't like "citrusy" sauces. Picky little bugger he has become.


    That is a good price! We paid right around that for Patrick to attend hunting camp two years ago and I swear when we drove up I thought to myself that the place looked like a Vietnamese POW camp. I remember thinking to myself that I wasn't leaving him there if he didn't want to stay. He loved it, but it was a far cry from Amanda's 4-H camp where they had swimming, boating, rock climbing, and other fun activities.

    And we got a good laugh about you labeling A's things. Although maybe Aimee is right. If I had done that with Patrick's, maybe he would have worn more than the one pair of socks he wore over the 5 days he was there. :scared1:

    Gotta run, my dog is pawing at my typing hand indicating that she is requiring my attention. ;)
     
  16. Glynis

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    I found the new home! Now I just have to go back to the old one to read and catch up.

    Things here continue hectic! I didn't even cook today. Alan went out of town, and between getting him ready to go, and getting all the rest of us ready for church, I was too exhausted to get anything going for dinner. Instead, the kids and I went to KFC. It hit the spot, and that's about all I have to say about it.

    I'm hoping to do better this next week. I do have 2 barbecues this week, one on Thursday and one on Friday. Then, we pack up the family and the tent/trailer, and leave for a week long family reunion. I'm not sure what the meal plans will be while there, but it will involve a traveling smoker and a night of fish.

    I'm going back to catch up, now. Hugs and pixie dust to everyone. It seems like we all need it. You are all in my prayers!
     
  17. HERSEY

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    You know if we could make mirrors that make you look like Jennifer Aniston or someone like that we could all retire. Maybe if we served a few glasses of wine before people try on the suits :idea::rotfl2:

    Glynis I don't know how yoy do it. I have trouble with just one child.

    I went to the book store today and picked up Julie and Julia I couldn't wait for the waitlist at the library.:upsidedow
     
  18. Glynis

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    Oh, I loved Julie and Julia! It was a great book! I'm really looking forward to the movie! A friend of mine worked on the costumes for the Meryl Streep portions of the movie. I can't wait to see it!
     
  19. bigmerle1966

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    Hello all.

    Gretchen- :hug: for your father and :rotfl: for Hailey. My DN used to do thing like that all the time, but with her she would go to use the bathroom and come out nude.

    Just had chicken strips and mac and cheese for dinner tonight. I really need to get back in to better cooking. Going to have some grilled chicken for dinner tomorrow night with corn and some other vegetable.
     
  20. Aimeedyan

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    Thanks for the tips! I didn't end up making it tonight, so I'll have to freeze my shrimp and make it later this week.


    We had pancakes and bacon for dinner. I threw blueberries in mine, DH likes them plain :confused3 He decided at 645pm to mow the lawn. :rolleyes: So, by the time he finished it was after 8pm and I didn't want to mess with the grill so I went with easy!

    Anyone heard from Lindsay in awhile? I wondered how her MIL is doing.
     
  21. Nancyg56

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    Camp! I was one of those kids who never got to go to camp so I always get excited for the lucky ones! Good thing it looked good, that is completely a Mom benefit, as Gretchen said.

    Bathing suits :headache: I think I am solely responsible for the summer that was not, I finally broke down and shopped for bathing suits. And early in the year too. Who knew I was really sealing the deal that it would rain 6 out of every 7 day here in NE!

    The scampi was really good but I don't think Buddy liked it. He knew better than to complain after whining that there was not cooking on Saturday and that he had to go to his favorite grinder shop in the whole world :rolleyes1 but I don't think he ever got over the chicken piccata fiasco ;)



    I love KFC! I am totally addicted to fast food, I love it! I am one of those folks who need to not have it because it is worse than chocolate for me. Kady will share two french Fries with me, I woul deat them all and order more if I had my way!

    It sounds like you have a great week planned!


    I saw on FB that she has started her own cooking forum on another message board.

    The sun is out today :yay::yay::yay: Add that to Nola pounding away at one of the butterflies that are supposed to go on her little pool and I am :goodvibes Rattles and squealling make me happy!

    My sister is supposed to come for lunch today to go over what I came up with for her Disney trip in September. I hope that she still comes by, she had to bring her little Daisy to the vet and I don't think she made it. She lost Riley last week so it is a rough time for her. Daisy is almost 19 and Riley was around 13 so they are longtime friends :sad1:
     

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