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#1 Funnington

Posted 15 December 2012 - 04:49 PM

I've turned in to such a food voyeur.   biggrin.gif  I love stalking recipe forums to see what other people are having for dinner.

So, satisfy my curiosity.  What are you having for dinner?

I'm using my new (wonderful) Morphy Richards cooker to make a slow cooked pot roast.  After reading the Jamie Oliver thread about the homemade gravy, I've decided to make my own gravy from the stock and meat juices.  I've added fresh thyme and rosemary, finely chopped mushrooms and salt and pepper.  I'll do the whole meal in the pot - chunky carrots and potato and I'll do some french style beans which the kids loved when I cooked them this way during the week (I did omit the capers though).

#2 natangel

Posted 15 December 2012 - 04:55 PM

Spag bol.  Again.  Not very exciting.  Still, it is homemade.

#3 ♥~Bodhichitta~♥

Posted 15 December 2012 - 04:58 PM

I'm having chicken pie filling  happy.gif .  Sounds funny, but DS is gluten free, so I made the mix that would normally go into a pie, and am serving it with rice.

It's very yummy!  biggrin.gif

#4 mintpatty

Posted 15 December 2012 - 05:02 PM

Chicken with roasted cherry tomato and garlic sauce, to the sauce I'll add basil, zucchini and silverbeet, served on spagetti.

The cherry tomatoes, silverbeet, basil and zucchini I've just picked from my garden!

A little parmesan over the top and some garlic bread.  YUM!!

#5 ChilliDog

Posted 15 December 2012 - 05:02 PM

Home made pizzas ... DH is making the dough as we speak. We always start with a small garlic prawn pizza to share then each make one with the toppings of our choice!!

Looking forward to the day we build our wood fire pizza oven in the backyard  tthumbs.gif ddance.gif grin.gif

#6 Funnington

Posted 15 December 2012 - 05:03 PM

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I'm having chicken pie filling


Yum.  Do you mean like a mornay type filling?  That would be delicious with rice.

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Looking forward to the day we build our wood fire pizza oven in the backyard


My friends parents have one and everyone loves it.  Apparently they have a lot of new friends now biggrin.gif

Edited by Funnington, 15 December 2012 - 05:04 PM.


#7 beebs09

Posted 15 December 2012 - 05:04 PM

Doing homemade pizzas tonight. I make the dough. Ingredients to pick for toppings from salami, ham, mushrooms, eggplant, zucchini, tomatoes, olives, anchovies(for DH not me), baby spinach and rocket, roast pumpkin and capsicum, onion and cheese. Haven't decided exactly what formula but a mix of the above.

#8 ♥~Bodhichitta~♥

Posted 15 December 2012 - 05:06 PM

QUOTE (Funnington @ 15/12/2012, 05:03 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Yum.  Do you mean like a mornay type filling?  That would be delicious with rice.


Yes - very similar.  I make chicken stock with the chicken pieces first.  Then strain it, and dice the chicken.  Then make a roux (butter and flour), add back in the stock, chicken, and some veg.  Always turns out yummy  biggrin.gif

QUOTE (ChilliDog @ 15/12/2012, 05:02 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Home made pizzas ... DH is making the dough as we speak. We always start with a small garlic prawn pizza to share then each make one with the toppings of our choice!!

Looking forward to the day we build our wood fire pizza oven in the backyard  tthumbs.gif ddance.gif grin.gif


Very envious!!!!!  happy.gif

#9 spellfall

Posted 15 December 2012 - 05:08 PM

Chicken and prawn fried noodles. Perhaps not the healthiest but DP has a craving so he's headed to the shops for ingredients. Yum!

I felt like last nights leftover Tom yum soup. Mmm.

#10 kpingitquiet

Posted 15 December 2012 - 05:20 PM

Pizza! Not that exciting.

Last night was deeelish though. Steamed sweet potato topped with seasoned black beans, homemade guacamole, cilantro and crumbled goat's cheese. Then I made cinnamon drinking chocolate for dessert biggrin.gif

Tomorrow we're having steamed fish in black bean sauce and vegetable fried rice.

#11 Giltine

Posted 15 December 2012 - 05:22 PM

Crumbed fish and a chicken noodle salad. The salad was supposed to be taken to our CFS Christmas party tonight, but DD and I are sick, so we're having it at home instead.

#12 sunflowers81

Posted 15 December 2012 - 05:23 PM

All sounds delicious!

I'm making a chicken, onion and tomato omelet with leftover roast chicken from dinner last night... *yum*

#13 PatG

Posted 15 December 2012 - 05:26 PM

Steak, quinoa stuffed capsicum and garden salad.

#14 BabyBumbleBee

Posted 15 December 2012 - 05:30 PM

We just had fruit salad.

#15 MummySmiles

Posted 15 December 2012 - 05:31 PM

haha shame.... Cheese & tomato toasties!

#16 jessie123

Posted 15 December 2012 - 05:33 PM

Roast lamb yum

#17 ~spirited~

Posted 15 December 2012 - 05:38 PM

Nothing exciting... Chicken thighs on th BBQ, salad and bread rolls. Same as last night except then we had potatoes on the BBQ instead of the rolls.

Even using bottle marinade ph34r.gif

#18 gina70

Posted 15 December 2012 - 05:41 PM

Heading out for Mexican with the family.

#19 Froger

Posted 15 December 2012 - 05:49 PM

I'm going out to visit a friend. I'm expecting biryani or pilau, curry, roti and various salads and chutneys. That's what she usually makes, and I have never been disappointed yet. biggrin.gif

#20 ~Supernova~

Posted 15 December 2012 - 05:49 PM

We were at a big family christmas party all afternoon, so easy dinners here...DH is having egg burgers, I'm having leftover pasta bake, DD is having fish with veges, and DS just had pasta bake.

#21 bubbanme

Posted 15 December 2012 - 05:56 PM

Just made a last minute seafood marinara with garlic, chilli, lemon, sundried tomato, spinach & basil on slim pasta. Pretty tasty for a 10 minute slap together meal!

#22 cardamom

Posted 15 December 2012 - 05:58 PM

Salad here - mixed lettuce, red onion, sweet potato, haloumi, cashews.

Banana Paddle Pop for dessert  biggrin.gif

#23 ubermum

Posted 15 December 2012 - 06:03 PM

Candy canes.

#24 ~Supernova~

Posted 15 December 2012 - 06:04 PM

QUOTE (ubermum @ 15/12/2012, 06:03 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Candy canes.


You win  tthumbs.gif

#25 lisacat

Posted 15 December 2012 - 06:16 PM

QUOTE (spellfall @ 15/12/2012, 06:08 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Chicken and prawn fried noodles. Perhaps not the healthiest but DP has a craving so he's headed to the shops for ingredients. Yum!

I felt like last nights leftover Tom yum soup. Mmm.



MMM... that sounds so yummy. How do you make the noodles?




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