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billyboy

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Tonight I'm making a standing rib roast, with baked stuffed potatoes (sometimes I just use feta and garlic but tonight since it's a heftier entree, using extra sharp cheddar and bacon) and sauteed pea pods. Dry red, probably a Cabernet. After an hour or two, pumpkin pie ice cream.
 

Della

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I'd ask for a doggy bag if I lived nearer. Yum :)
My dinner was two rounds of white bread, toasted, with marmalade.
I'm quite the conoisseur ;)
Actually, the junk food is mainly down to the time of year, I do eat 'proper' food occasionally, but can't be bothered when the hibernation sets in (our clocks go back an hour tonight - winter begins...)
 

billyboy

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I'd ask for a doggy bag if I lived nearer. Yum :)
, but can't be bothered when the hibernation sets in (our clocks go back an hour tonight - winter begins...)

It's a weekend thing...I'll be making fancy sounding leftovers out of it all week.

HATE the clock thing and early darkness ... to those in the world who experience it.
 

taralumia

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Tonight, no hubby or daughter. So I think it's Sal's New York Pizza with my boys. Ymmm!

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So did I @Diamond22! We had a snowstorm today can you believe that in October? I made a baked mac & sharp cheddar cheese casserole with chicken breast. Bottom and topped with seasoned panko bread crumbs. On the side garlic bread topped with parmesan cheese. I love to cook and find it helps to relieve anxiety :)
 

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@naynay Yes, it does help. The seasoning's in the air make the aroma so delicious. The oven turned on make the house all warm and toasty. I love mac & cheese but some of us got those lactose issues. I also could find a variety of ways to prepare chicken before it gets old. If it's something you like to drink, try putting on a pot of apple cider on low and stick a cinnamon stick in it. It's so comforting on these snowy days!
 

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I'm hit and miss with lactose issues. I had to give up alfredo sauce because I would hurt bad enough to end up in the ER :( I use creamer instead of milk when I make the cheese sauce to prevent any "issues":rolleyes:. I've never had warm cider before...and with cinnamon? That sounds soooo yummy I've got to try that thanks @Diamond22 :p



 
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sambob

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Still haven't had a chance to eat dinner, got to work at 7am and it is now 8pm and I'm still working, waiting for a concert to end at 2am so I can help tear it down, God I love my Job! Stop everyone, you're making me hungry, but hopefully my dinner will be here soon....

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Everyone I have just rec'd a big a$$ burger with swiss ch and mushrooms and a whole lotta fries, it's gonna be ok....
 
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Hilifter

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Foot long roast beef on Italian bread, American cheese, all the veggies with extra jalapenos from Subway. I don't cook much.
 

akl63

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There is this Vietnamese guy at work. His wife makes spring rolls every couple months. I ordered 30, and they are damn good.
 

billyboy

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@Alternate It's a weekend thing. In high school I worked as a kitchen prep and then almost a sous chef for a rather high end restaurant owner who was friends with my parents. I learned quite a bit and can still slice an onion almost as fast as a food processor.

Who has time to cook weekdays?

For breakfast this morning ~ Sunday treat ~ I'm having strawberries marinated with Grand Marnier (try it, it's wonderful) over waffles with whipped cream (real cream whipped by hand). Not sure what's for dinner yet.
 

taralumia

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Any other vegetarians out there? @naynay and others with dairy issues, you can put silken tofu in the blender and add some seasonings to make a nice "white sauce." If you add a bit of vinegar, you get a bit of the "cheesy" note. Also tahini paste with lemon juice makes a good non-dairy base for sauces and dressings. It has a flavor of its own, though.
 
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billyboy

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@taralumia why can't I see a "helpful" button next to your post? Cuz it's helpful.

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For those of you who do like alfredo and and are lactose tolerate, here's an artery clogger and it's delicious and a snap.

Over very very low heat or cook over steam (double boiler) if you're not a good cook :

1/2 stick unsalted butter
1 cup sour cream
at least of a cup of parmesan/romano/asisgo ~ and if you want to mess with it, cheddar, sharp provolone -- just never mozzarella because it's too stringy
salt
white wine or chicken stock to thin it out.

Voila. No calories in that.
 
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akl63

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I like this thread a lot. I used to have a cooking thread on DB and it never got any interest whatsoever. Immediately died.

I haven't cooked anything for awhile, I'm gonna do a standing rib roast, or pork crown roast for Thanksgiving though. My last bone-in pork loin roast was great. I made a chili/garlic paste and injected it, put a nice rub on the outside and was eating good for a week. Cuban sandwiches with a little sliced ham from the deli for leftovers. I was a happy camper. I like to cook pork roasts, compared to beef variations. Or a 15 hour pork shoulder even if I'm feeling patient. Pulled pork is my favorite, not real thanksgiving food though.
 
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billyboy

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@akl63 the beef standing rib was outstanding. Medium rare as I like it. And they don't know it yet, but my two little dogs are getting a BIG Sunday afternoon treat. One prime rib bone each. They're still puppies, 6 and 7 months, and they've had little pot roast bones...so this will be a whole new experience. They'll be busy all day. Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday, by the way.
 

akl63

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I totally wrote standing rib roast because you did @billyboy1965. I meant bone-in pork loin roast, my last one of those was great. (Really 6-7 big pork chops in one roast)

Cuban sandwiches = pork, ham, swiss, pickles and mustard. Hard to make out of beef roast lol.

I do a nice oven braised brisket as well, I don't have an adequate smoker/grill. I use coffee, a little liquid smoke, spices and ancho chilis. So good, I always eat way to much. It just melts though so you can eat it fast, way to easy to overdo it.
 
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