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Lunch 2019

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10 minutes ago, TicTac said:

Can you elaborate more on the spinach and chickpea dish?  Sounds like a great combo!

 

 

 

It's an Andalusian classic, with Moorish/Arab and Sephadic roots. I have never made it but it's probably not hard. There are many recipes out there (look up "Espinacas con Garbanzos " or English equivalent).


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2 hours ago, heidih said:

 

 

Oh I thnk even DK would approve - though mashed beans might be needed....

 

I think not.  At least not on @Anna N's plate 🤣

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1 hour ago, blue_dolphin said:

 

I think not.  At least not on @Anna N's plate 🤣

 

Hmm - she is a tiny tiny bit traditional. 

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2 minutes ago, heidih said:

 

Hmm - she is a tiny tiny bit traditional. 

 

While I'm sure she would appreciate DK's approval of her lunch, @Anna N is not the most enthusiastic lover of the legume. 

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Cornbread with creamed corn and green chiles, cheddar cheese, a recipe husband tore out of a magazine for me to try   Excellent

 

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Canned baked beans...inedible and tossed.

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Still struggling through the sinus infection that travelled down into bronchitis … 

no sense of smell, almost no sense of taste, no desire to cook

So …. yesterday did some weekly shopping (mainly nyjer for the feeder, a small amount of American cheese for Smudge's Sunday treat, toilet paper) then I said F* it and bought a Mama bear size Marie Callendar's beef pot pie and chicken pot pie.  Baked the beef one off and ate the filling and top crust yesterday.  The bottom crust wasn't as cooked as I prefer my pastry so saved it.  Just baked it again.  Waiting for it to cool a tetch then I made some beef gravy and added frozen peas and some carrots I had leftover.  I'm going to crumble the pastry over the vegetable gravy and eat.

 

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Nothing is better than frying in lard.

Nothing.  Do not quote me on this.

 

Linda Ellerbee

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Did a little re-organizing of my refrigerator this morning and discovered I had far too many jars of pickles most of them with only a couple of pickles in the bottom. Thought it would be a good idea to try and eat some of these up and gain some real estate. Hiding behind the jars of pickles were three of these cans that I had forgotten about.

 

 

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@Kerry BealBrought these back from France a while back And fortunately they have a best before date somewhere in 2022!

 

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Lunch. 

 

 

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Anna Nielsen aka "Anna N"

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How does one forget about duck pate?!?  Nice treat.

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Lunch today was a slice of mince pie (from the bakery) with a big squirt of whipped cream (from the can).

Absolutely delicious.  It wouldn’t be the holiday season for me without mince pie!

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@suzilightning– so sorry you are feeling bad.  The bottom crust trick is a good one – I never thought of it.  Hope you are feeling better soon.

 

@Anna N – lovely lunch.  I wish I could find such gorgeous terrines around here. 

 

@lindag – sounds delicious!  I noticed mince tarts at Wegman’s last week and put them on my Christmas Eve shopping list.

 

Lunch today was just leftovers from last night’s take out.  I seem to be developing some kind of crud – coughing and my tongue feels weird – so Mr. Kim went and picked up Chinese.  Shrimp fried rice and hot & sour soup:

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3 hours ago, robirdstx said:

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Freddy’s Original Double Combo Meal (no cheese, hold the pickles)

 

No cheese, heavy on the pickles for me, please?


Nothing is better than frying in lard.

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Linda Ellerbee

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Wow those fries look good. We had a food truck at the garden for a while and someone gifted a batch- the guy showered wonderful minced basil over them. It was delightful! 

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Country lunch.  Resurrection potato salad = leftover hash browns augmented with leftover "boiled-for-breakfast" potatoes  

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Beet and beef broth soup with horseradish cream

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@Katie Meadow    It's good hot, like today, or cold in the summer.    Today's version was indeed minimalist.    Two cooked beets chucked into the blender, one Knorr's beef gel, a large splat of sour cream, boiling water, whir and done.      Then simple whipped cream and bottled horseradish.    5 minute lunch!

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What is becoming a diet of "daily soup" , today = 

zucchini, cauliflower, new onion, half a cooked potato + creme fraiche

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Baby, it's cold outside!

 

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Vegetable stew (zucchini, sweet potato, kohlrabi, celery, onion) with chickpeas and red lentils. Garam masala, cinnamon, pepper.

Couscous.

 

 

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Orzo salad with bacon and spinach. There was a recipe. I went my own way. 

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1 hour ago, Anna N said:

There was a recipe. I went my own way. 

The purpose of a recipe is to remind one of what ingredients lurk in the refrigerator and pantry.


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On 11/18/2019 at 4:20 PM, TicTac said:

Can you elaborate more on the spinach and chickpea dish?  Sounds like a great combo!

 

 

It is

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my favorite   at Rice Noodle Thai eatery :

 

Duck w green peppercorns  and Thai Basil with  broad rice noodles

 

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as good as it gets

 

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I could LIVE on rice noodles.    And sometimes it seems like we DO.   

 

I have access to fresh ones within a half dozen blocks, but also found packaged pre-cooked ones at Grocery Outlet.   .99 = two packets, each a meal for two.    Toss in boiling water, drain and add to stir fry -> yum!

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Im going to have to learn how to make

 

these noodles , dry from the package

 

w various canned Thai curries  and coconut milk.

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Just follow the instructions on the dry noodle package, then fry up some green onions, yellow onion, green/red peppers if you like them, a couple of shrimp or cubes of chicken breast, splash of soy, toss in cooked or soaked noodles and enjoy.    Of course, you can get authentic and exotic, but trust me the above will warm your soul.   


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