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

Discussion in 'Community Board' started by TigerKat, Nov 21, 2009.

  1. TigerKat

    TigerKat DIS Veteran

    Apr 29, 2006
    Hi all!

    This is our new thread to post and share recipes! Hope everyone finds their way here!

    Here's a link to the last WFD thread:

    Here's a link to the original WFD thread:

    Here are the links to all of our other threads:


    Seared scallops, rib roast, baked potato with sour cream and bacon and peanut butter chocolate cookies; liamsaunt
    Sweet potatoes with Jack, Cornbread sausage & apple stuffing andTom in the background; Sage pepper butter & a glimpse of the stuffed artichokes, Spicy chicken & mushrooms w/ brown rice , Stuffed pork loin w/ goat cheese cranberries & figs; NEVERENOUGHWDW
    Rice krispies, pb&j and pizza; scotlass
    Primanti Brothers, Smallman St. Fries (chili, cheese, bacon, sour cream), Primanti, Pastrami Sandwich (pastrami, fries, cole slaw, tomato, cheese), Thanksgiving turkey and Rose & Crown pork dish; FormrCastMbr
    Roasted root vegetables, cranberry cocktail, sandwiches made with some of the leftover roast, eggs baked in roasted tomato sauce; liamsaunt
    Pepper crusted salmon, spinach, baked orzo alfredo; liamsaunt
    Oriechette pasta with tomato-sausage sauce; liamsaunt
    Breakfast for dinner, fried rice, potstickers and wings; liamsaunt
    Goat cheese salad, Striped bass and Maine shrimp in a roasted tomato sauce with fennel confit, roasted potatoes and asparagus; liamsaunt
    Pasta carbonara with roasted shiitake mushrooms; liamsaunt
    Udon noodle bowl with bok choy and scallions and tofu marinated in soy and sweet chili sauce; liamsaunt
    Cranberry Pork Roast &Acorn Squash stuffed with Pecan & Sage Wild Rice; shovan
    Roasted racks of lamb, Potatoes, wild mushrooms, and taleggio cheese, roasted brussels sprouts; liamsaunt
    Turkey keilbasa, pierogies with onion sauce and sour cream, applesauce, and sauerkraut baked with carrot, onion, and bacon; liamsaunt
    Cookie plate; liamandcaili
    Breakfast, Martha Stewart potatoes and sole meuniere; liamsaunt
    New Years Eve food porn; NEVERENOUGHWDW
    Antipasto plate, meatwich, salmon with orzo cheese plate and egg dish; liamsaunt
    Prosciutto wrapped cod; Rogue26
    Mustard coated crunchy chicken with shredded ceasar salad and penne with quick sauteed cherry tomatoes; liamsaunt
    Healthy morning muffins and chili; Rogue26
    Salad; Rogue26
    Coq au vin blanc; shovan
    Spinach frittata, with more spinach; Rogue26
    Seared scallops with rice noodles and Asian vegetables; liamandcaili
    Chicken noodle soup and roasted chicken; liamsaunt
    Spinach omelet and prime rib; shovan
    Popovers; liamsaunt
    Salad of arugula with pistachios, aged gouda, apples, cranberries, and bacon with a maple mustard dressing, chicken pot pie; liamsaunt
    Spinach and mushrooms with eggs cooked in parchment, onion, pepper, steak, chicken, potato, cheddar, eggs; Rogue26
    Pasta with roasted veggies; Rogue26
    Croque monsieur; liamsaunt
    Grass fed strip steak, Linguini and clams; liamsaunt
    Roast chicken; liamsaunt
    Ziti with turkey meatballs; liamsaunt
    Truffles, soy ginger almonds, rosemary roasted nuts and granola; Rogue26
    Rack of lamb & roasted veggies; shovan
    Split pea soup, turkey roulade, fish wrapped in plantains, with a mango sauce, rum glazed shrimp and roasted asparagus, couscous-black bean salad; liamsaunt
    Egg drop soup, vegetarian potstickers, fried rice, and bok choy; liamsaunt
    Open faced broccoli, egg and feta sandwich; liamsaunt
    Bacon, broccolini, mushroom omelet, hashed brown potatoes, creme brulee and macerated strawberries with mint, loaf of bread, and cod piperade; liamsaunt.
    Enchiladas; liamsaunt
    Butter beans cooked with ham hocks & pickled pork over brown rice, mustard greens with smoked sausage, Egg Foo Yung; shovan
    Mozarella spedini in bagna cauda with a salad; liamsaunt
    Chicken picatta, toasted Israeli couscous, and roasted asparagus; liamsaunt
    Lamb chops with garlic confit, ricotta gnocchi with sicilian olives, tomatoes, and smoked mozzarella; liamsaunt
    Ribollita soup, lunchbox and shrimp scampi; liamsaunt
    Vegetable pot pie and salad with warm goat cheese; liamsaunt
    Seared sliced chicken with pepper bacon, carmelized onions, fontina, arugula and mango chutney on anadama bread; braised short ribs with carmelized pickled onions, montery jack cheese, and arugula on my homemade bread; liamsaunt
    Pan-seared cod with a tomato beurre blanc sauce, sauteed spinach and peas and oven-roasted potatoes; liamandcaili
    Foccacia, topped with scallions, rosemary, and parmesean, winter caprese salad, pork chop in a pepper sauce; liamsaunt
    Tuna with a salad of shiitakes, raddichio, blood oranges, arugula, roasted garlic, swordfish with pesto and roasted tomatoes; liamsaunt
    Spaghetti carbonara; liamsaunt
    Meatball sub; liamsaunt
    Shrimp curry and fish sandwich; liamsaunt
    Pizzas; liamsaunt
    Baked eggs, hash browns, maple sausage & maple syrup for dipping; shovan
    Chicken roulade with Israeli couscous and eggs in purgatory; liamsaunt
    Linguine and clams; liamandcaili
    Chicken Paprikash with Hungarian Nokedli; shovan
    Seared scallops with pumpkin risotto; liamsaunt
    Seared ahi tuna over arugula and baby spinach with walnuts, onions, gorgonzola and a pepper jelly vinaigrette; TigerKat
    Eggs Florentine; liamsaunt
    Stir fried veggies with chicken and brown rice; liamsaunt
    Chicken stir fry; liamandcaili


    Crab meat dip; shovan
    Ginger almonds; Rogue26
    Super (Appetizer) Bowls; HERSEY


    Black Forest Coffee; NEVERENOUGHWDW
    Cran-raspberry liqueur; HERSEY


    Cornbread; Rogue26
    Maple Whole-wheat Bread; Nancyg56
    Popovers; liamsaunt
    Walnut and Brown-sugar Rugelach; Rogue26


    Eggs in Purgatory; liamsaunt
    Healthy morning muffins; Rogue26
    Pumpkin pancakes; NEVERENOUGHWDW


    Bacardi Rum Cake; TigerKat
    Toffee Gooey Butter Cake; Disney Ron
    Triple Layer Mud Pie; zipuzee


    Marbled orange fudge; NEVERENOUGHWDW
    Oatmeal Toffee Pecan Cookies; Disney Ron


    Ger’s Bread & Butter Pudding; shovan
    Torrie's Blueberry Buckle; Nancyg56


    Caçoila from Pico Island(Portuguese Stewed Beef) ; Disney Ron
    Crockpot Shredded Italian Beef ; Disney Ron
    Veal with peas; Disney Ron


    Everything Jambalaya; Nancyg56
    Fettucine Alfredo - link; FormrCastMbr
    Moo Shu Vegetables; HERSEY
    Semolina's Muffaletta Pasta; shovan
    Tofu with Bok Choy and Asian Noodles; liamsaunt


    Caramelized Pork Tenderloin; Glynis
    Crockpot Spicy Pork Chops; NEVERENOUGHWDW
    Hawaiian ham; Glynis
    Maple Sugar–Ginger Roast Pork; HERSEY
    Penne with sausage; carejo
    Pork Loin Rub - link; FormrCastMbr
    Pork Tenderloin with Red wine-blackberry glaze; OKWMom


    Chicken and Feta Tabouleh; MickeyShow
    Chicken Carlito; carejo
    Chicken with BLT gravy; TigerKat
    Chicken Cordon Bleu ; Disney Ron
    Crockpot Chicken with Black Beans and Corn; ugadog99
    Orange Chicken with Bulgur Pilaf; Aimeedyan
    Salsa chickenbigmerle1966
    Turkey & brine; Aimeedyan


    Almond crusted baked fish; Glynis
    Shrimp scampi; liamsaunt
    Roasted Salmon with Zucchini and Nutty Couscous; Aimeedyan


    Balsamic Vinegrette; Rogue26
    Chicken Stock; liamsaunt
    Maple-Orange Dressing; liamsaunt


    Bobby Flay's Smoked Chile Scalloped Sweet Potatoes; Tinker-tude
    Bulgur with Dried Cranberries; Aimeedyan
    Cheesy chili rice; Aimeedyan
    Easy Polenta with Garlic and Cheese; bigmerle1966
    Fennel-sausage stuffing; Aimeedyan
    Fried Brussels Sprouts with Walnuts and Capers; Aimeedyan
    Green bean casserole; Aimeedyan
    Jack Daniels Sweet Potatoes; NEVERENOUGHWDW
    Okra Pilau; Aimeedyan
    Polenta; liamsaunt
    Potato gratin; Aimeedyan
    Pumpkin risotto; liamsaunt
    Roasted asparagus; Glynis
    Saints 11-0 Spinach Artichoke Casserole; shovan
    Spinach Pie with Goat Cheese, Raisins, and Pine Nuts; Aimeedyan


    Cabbage roll soup; Glynis
    Cheddar Chicken Chowder; Aimeedyan
    Cheese Frenchies; EJ4Disney
    Citrus chicken salad; Glynis
    Easy Chicken Gumbo; Aimeedyan
    Eating Well Ultimate Beef Chili; HERSEY
    Egg Drop Soup; liamsaunt
    Meatball and Sausage Pizza Stoup; Glynis
    Mozzarella sandwich; liamsaunt
    Mushroom soup; liamsaunt
    Ribollito; liamsaunt
    Tomato/Basil/Parmesan soup; Glynis
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    NEVERENOUGHWDW <font color=blue>Still Missing 20,000 Leagues Unde

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  4. Nancyg56

    Nancyg56 DIS Veteran

    Aug 17, 2005
    Found You!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Dinner is trout, baked potato, salad .That's it!

    I got my outdoor decorations up. Daniel helped me with my inflatable Santa so I am good/ My neighbor has his sicicle lights on his house and they are on. Now I really don't care when anyone turns their lights on, but Holy Moly!!!!!!!!!!!!!! They are all lighting up at different times, blinking really fast and are in 9 foot sections. It looks like the landing strips at an airport and is blinking maniacally in my windows :dance3:
  5. remyandhollandsmommy

    remyandhollandsmommy <font color=purple>Don't be afraid of the dark<br>

    Apr 14, 2004
    Its easy here tonight with tacos (the girls begged lol).

    I can't believe its time for people to start putting up their Christmas decorations already lol..we are waiting until the first weekend in Dec this year since I have to actually clean out our storage unit to find the decorations lol..sooo dreading that...
  6. Where'sPiglet?

    Where'sPiglet? DIS Veteran

    Dec 17, 2007
    A new home!! Yay!

    Thanks Kat!

    NEVERENOUGHWDW <font color=blue>Still Missing 20,000 Leagues Unde

    Jan 11, 2007
    Nan, :rotfl::rotfl::rotfl:

    I was thinking we would do the lights next weekend. I'm sure it will be 20 below:rolleyes1

    Ellen, thinking of Jay...hoping he's on his way.

    Bethany, how's your head? Have you tried the Excedrin Migraine? It's pretty good.

    Vickie, you out there???? Hope you got some rest last night. I'm sending your box Monday:hippie:

    Dinner tonight will be burgers.
    Trying to make out a grocery list for Thanksgiving....boring with just 3 people. It didn't bother me when I was flying home that morning but now it's downright depressing.
  8. Mommy2three

    Mommy2three Mouseketeer

    Dec 21, 2005
    Dinner tonight here is Spinach and asiago cheese chicken sausage, mac and cheese, and grilled zucchini.
  9. scotlass

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

    Jul 21, 2007
    Originally Posted by liamandcaili

    Do you need something from Ambercrombie and Fitch? I would be happy to pick it up for you.

    Dont know how to post from another thread...DOH !!

    Laura - you are such a doll to offer and while I would love to say yes please it is cologne and it would be a hassle for you to send but thank you.

    I did check on the website but they charge $35 delivery over seas !! :eek:

    Im so mad because I could have picked it up myself on one of our many visit to A & F..... but he didnt show much interest.:confused3

    Now its top of the Santa list ......seriously,that boy will be the death of me !!

    Maria - you are just awesome doing this,I really cant wait to see the boys face on Christmas morning,he will LOVE it !!

    Lassies, I posted on FB that the after our vacation The Boy was suffering Fruit loops withdrawal.
    No Fruit Loops in Scotland.:confused3
    Now Im sure it will come as no surprise to youse but Maria jumped in and offered to send me some for the boys christmas !! :flower3:

    It is going to be soooo cool when he unwraps that bad boy,he will just blow !! :lmao:

    Love ye Marie O....;)

    It was very wet here today so we didnt do much.

    The Boy got the new Mario game for the wii so he played that and I sat laughing at him.

    Why does he jump when Mario does ?....very funny !!

    Have a good night lassies...x
  10. HERSEY

    HERSEY DIS Veteran

    Dec 11, 2004
    If you happen to go to Target get the Archer Farms gingerbread pancake mix. Very tasty :thumbsup2:thumbsup2

    Nancy That reminds me of the Griswald christmas:rotfl2::rotfl2:
  11. Nancyg56

    Nancyg56 DIS Veteran

    Aug 17, 2005
    Hi! Welcome to the dinner thread1 You could not have picked a better time to join in....we have Holidays coming up and that is a great time to share recipes and dinner ideas!

    My DGD is 8 and will never come to my house when it is Taco Night at her house :rotfl:

    Shoot.......... come to my house! We are tiny, Buddy whines that we are crowding our guests but we have lot's of food! And wine!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! ANd homemade flavored vodka...which I am having now!

    I am dying for Mac and Cheese! How do you make yours?

    I have to share year I was decorating the porch and had a gazillion lights.............yes, I have Clark Griswold syndrome.....and when I plugged them in the entire neighborhood went dark :eek: My neighbor came over and told me I Clarked the neighborhood :lmao::lmao::lmao:

    Ann-I meant to tell you I loved the stocking and would really like adding that platter to the collection that i seem to be building
  12. FormrCastMbr

    FormrCastMbr DIS Veteran

    Jun 14, 2006
    I am here and a bit behind...

    dinner will probably be Chinese take out. We just got back to Tom's after a trip to the where the new house is being built and Pittsburgh. We went to Primanti's for lunch. Pretty interesting food. Would say it was not over the top delicious but I am glad we tried it. They put fries, cole slaw (the vinegar kind) and tomato on all the sandwiches which are made on italian bread slices. I think it would be better if they put a bit on salt on the fries...why not make it a bit more unhealthy? A cute older lady was walking through selling homemade baklava for $1 that was really good!

    Its in an interesting section called the strip. Lots of food stores and bakeries. We forgot the stroller or else we would have walked more. I really loved the architecture of Pittsburgh and cannot wait to have more time there.

    The hole in the ground where our house will be was quite nice to see. I have pics of us where the basement will be. This process is moving pretty quick.

    Pics will be on FB soon.

    I read back but cannot grasp it all.

    Maria, Sorry your trip got cancelled. sounds like a real prize that guy!

    Kathy, please go to the doctor. If you need to talk let me know.

    Ellen, I hope Jay travels soon. It would be nice for him to be home for the holiday.

    Lauri, Sorry you got hit with the bug. When are you leaving?


    Gotta run. the baby needs to be fed and I need to check on Riley. He did really well in the car. I bought him a bully bone so he is probably off in a corner some where.

    Love to all~
  13. LBKB

    LBKB DIS Veteran

    Jan 22, 2005
    Just checking in Thanks Kat

    Lauren- we leave about 2 am Dec 16 glad to see you had a good time and are back safe.

    NEVERENOUGHWDW <font color=blue>Still Missing 20,000 Leagues Unde

    Jan 11, 2007
    Only you!!!!!!:lmao:

    What flavor is the vodka??????I could go for some now.

    Lauren, I'm so glad your pleased with the hole is the ground. How is Tom's pad?;)

    Night, night Vic...

    I have a box of TJs pumpkin bread in the house, would it be gross if I put chocolate chips in it?
  15. shovan

    shovan DIS Veteran

    Apr 29, 2006
    I'm here. Kathy Thank you very much for taking care of our home!

    Kat, Now I'm gonna fuss! You get yourself to the dr. right away! You have a good doc, he'll only do what's necessary to check you out. He will probably set your mind at ease. Putting it off only causes you more worry. If you don't call him I will drag you there myself! If you would like me to come with you, it would not be any trouble at all!

    I'm cooking my 2nd pot roast this evening. I got a late start, the humidity went up & my sinuses were really bad this morning.

    I'm going to make the chocolate pecan pie. I can't decide if I'm going to do pear tarte that's in my Food & Wine mag or do a n'awlins style bread pudding with rum sauce.

    Vickie, I'm glad the boy's going to get his fruit loops!:goodvibes

    Nancy, I'd be tempted to sabotage that neighbor's lights. I can't stand that when they are all blinking at different times.

    Lauren, I'm glad you're had a nice time. I had to laugh at myself. I missed the part about Riley & was wondering what the heck was a bully bone that you would buy for the baby! :laughing:

    Welcome to our newbies!! :goodvibes Stay and chat! As you can tell we are a chatty bunch!
    Dinner was a very late lunch of take out fried chicken & red beans. It was good chicken & I ate too much.
  16. Where'sPiglet?

    Where'sPiglet? DIS Veteran

    Dec 17, 2007
    My head is pretty good, thanks.

    Yes, I've tried Excedrin Migraine and Advil Migraine. Neither are strong enough. I have a prescription for Imitrex, and that only works if I catch it early enough. If I don't take that right away, it's not strong enough either. :headache:
  17. Where'sPiglet?

    Where'sPiglet? DIS Veteran

    Dec 17, 2007
    You know what is odd? I'm finding my sinuses seem to get worse on the days it happens to be dry. I'm fine until it gets down to about 70%. Then UGH.

    And yes, it appears I just called humidity below 70% "dry". :rotfl:

    Sorry your head is hurting. I can totally relate! :hug:

    I'm trying to remember what I had wanted to comment on from the other thread...and failing miserably at it. :rolleyes1

    Kathy - You've told me before that I'm too young to fuss at you. Well, I recently had a birthday, sooooo......GET YOURSELF TO THE DOCTOR!!!
    Seriously though, I hope that you can go and get your worries eased. Pretending to ignore it won't help. :hug:
  18. Aimeedyan

    Aimeedyan <font color=blue>Why get all excited about somethi

    Feb 22, 2004
    Good to know! Those IHOP pancakes were DELISH so I will have to get some!

    I'm so glad your trip is going well - can't wait to see pics of your hole! My dogs go :yay: for bully sticks!

    I was going to make dinner, but we both neglected to have lunch so after buying a huge TV for our gameroom, we stopped at Chick Fil A for "lunch" at 4pm. So, we're just snacking now.

    My new TV arrives Tuesday. I'm a wee bit excited but frustrated at all the STUFF we have to get. Another surround sound system (and of course DH thinks we neeeeeeeeed this particular pricey one), another DVD player, a Blu Ray player, Dish to come install service and a new box, etc. I couldn't just plug it in and watch it of course!
  19. Disney Ron

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

    Feb 18, 2004
    Kathy, thanks for the new home!!!!

    remyandhollandsmommy & Mommy2three, welcome aboard! This is a great group of ladies. Look forward to sharing recipes and stories.

    Nancy, I would love my house decorated for Christmas. I dread taking down the fall decor. DH loves Christmas so I am sure we will be fully decorated by next weekend.

    Aimee, your DH sounds like mine when it comes to electronics.

    Talk to you all in bed, and one to go!

    NEVERENOUGHWDW <font color=blue>Still Missing 20,000 Leagues Unde

    Jan 11, 2007
    Warning!!!! Don't buy the Harry & David peppermint truffles thinking you'll keep them until Christmas!!!!! It's impossible, they're delicious:cool1::yay::cool1:
  21. Aimeedyan

    Aimeedyan <font color=blue>Why get all excited about somethi

    Feb 22, 2004
    Turkey question. I want to try Alton Brown's brining method, but don't have space in my fridge to put it. I can use a fridge at work but the directions say to let it soak for 8-16 hours... and it'd have to sit longer than that if it sits at work (more like 20 hours or so). Would that ruin it?

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