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#1 Funnington

Posted 31 January 2013 - 04:34 PM

So, couple of rec days and I'm in cooking heaven.  My little boy has gone back to school and I have baked and cooked like a mad woman today biggrin.gif

Tonight we're having rib eye steaks (bone in) baked in the oven with whole garlic cloves, roast potatoes and steamed beans and cabbage.  I'm surfing the 'net for homemade Diane sauce to appease the husband.

What are you having?

#2 purpleblackqueen

Posted 31 January 2013 - 04:39 PM

Pizza hut (home delivered), as it is 12 months since the accident that changed out lives, and I couldn't give a ...... about cooking tonight

#3 9ferals

Posted 31 January 2013 - 04:40 PM

I made this for dinner last night. Yum!


http://www.taste.com.au/recipes/2144/beef+...citrus+dressing



#4 cardamom

Posted 31 January 2013 - 04:41 PM

Corn chowder. I wanted a nice bread roll to go with it but it started pouring and I couldn't be bothered walking to the shops, so it'll be a piece of toast instead.

Hope you're okay (well, as okay as one can be under the circumstances) purpleblackqueen.

#5 Missy Shelby

Posted 31 January 2013 - 04:44 PM

Nachos with homemade salsa and guacamole.

It is our fav meal (DH & I) and we plan to have it once the kids are in bed so we can enjoy it in peace!! biggrin.gif

QUOTE (purpleblackqueen @ 31/01/2013, 05:39 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Pizza hut (home delivered), as it is 12 months since the accident that changed out lives, and I couldn't give a ...... about cooking tonight

bbighug.gif Hope you and the kids are settling into your new house xoxo

#6 HRH Countrymel

Posted 31 January 2013 - 04:47 PM

Pizza night at Casa del Countrymel!

I just had to do a mad dash to the bakery to get a french stick....  
In about an hour and a half DP will swing up the driveway and we will sing the special pizza night song, he'll then do a "Way of the exploding fist" punch to deflate the dough and it is all on!  (roasted eggplant, fetta, spanish onion, swiss brown mushrooms, porvolone, and whatever cured small goods he has picked up from the German butcher)

We love pizza night!

#7 ShamelesslyPooks

Posted 31 January 2013 - 04:47 PM

Ravioli and bolognaise sauce.

From the fridge at Coles.

Meh.

#8 wanting3

Posted 31 January 2013 - 04:49 PM

tacos - if I could be bothered

#9 Handsfull

Posted 31 January 2013 - 04:58 PM

Homemade lasagne, salad and garlic bread.

#10 Nepheline

Posted 31 January 2013 - 04:58 PM

Everyone's meals sound so delicious! I'm feeling so unmotivated, I've not really got morning sickness as such but the thought of cooking just leaves me feeling blergh

#11 Wonderlust

Posted 31 January 2013 - 05:00 PM

Whatever DH picks up from Woolies on his way home from work  happy.gif

#12 Bernard Woolley

Posted 31 January 2013 - 05:01 PM

Cous cous- stuffed capsicum for eight - its bible study night original.gif

But DH has just texted to say his can't/won't-manage-time boss has stuffed up so badly on a deadline that DH may not be able to get home until late. Really late...

Here's hoping it's one of those nights when the 4 month old goes down really easily!  biggrin.gif

#13 Mrs Darcy

Posted 31 January 2013 - 05:01 PM

DS had a not so good dental appointment today…so it looks like it will be scrambled eggs. If I can be bothered I might make mine a little bit fancy.

Counrtymel, your pizza sounds pretty darn good.

#14 Jax12

Posted 31 January 2013 - 05:02 PM

QUOTE (countrymel @ 31/01/2013, 02:47 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Pizza night at Casa del Countrymel!

I just had to do a mad dash to the bakery to get a french stick....  
In about an hour and a half DP will swing up the driveway and we will sing the special pizza night song, he'll then do a "Way of the exploding fist" punch to deflate the dough and it is all on!  (roasted eggplant, fetta, spanish onion, swiss brown mushrooms, porvolone, and whatever cured small goods he has picked up from the German butcher)

We love pizza night!

Can I come too?   ph34r.gif

Thursday night is our weekly classy shopping centre dinner night.  So probably sushi or chinese....but I'm thinking pizza might be a goer.

#15 librablonde

Posted 31 January 2013 - 05:03 PM

Spicy tempeh balls with homemade satay sauce and a green salad. Then the cherry pie that I made yesterday drizzled with cream for dessert. Yummo!

ETA: well, it is yummo but I won't be having any because I'm doing a juice fast right now. I'll just watch DP as every forkful is savoured and marvelled over  wink.gif

Edited by librablonde, 31 January 2013 - 05:05 PM.


#16 Starletta

Posted 31 January 2013 - 05:03 PM

Chicken and salad on sourdough wraps. Boring

#17 HRH Countrymel

Posted 31 January 2013 - 05:05 PM

QUOTE (Mrs Darcy @ 31/01/2013, 06:01 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Counrtymel, your pizza sounds pretty darn good.


Did I mention I used oregano in the dough? And there is homemade passata with garlic and basil for the base?

There is a reason we have a special pizza night song!  

*ponders learning how to play 'Pizza Night' on her ukelele*

#18 Ianthe

Posted 31 January 2013 - 05:05 PM

QUOTE (s'peachykeen @ 31/01/2013, 06:01 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Cous cous- stuffed capsicum for eight - its bible study night original.gif


So do you all share a meal together? If so, does that mean you rotate between people's houses?

We are having chicken curry and rice.

#19 lafonda

Posted 31 January 2013 - 05:08 PM

Us- Easy sausage pasta bake

DS - the same but bbq sauce instead of spag bol jar



#20 SisterMaryElephant

Posted 31 January 2013 - 05:08 PM

We're having some kind of baked risotto.  I'm getting inventive and adding stuff I want to use up (sweet potato, tinned salmon, coriander?)  Could be interesting...

#21 ChunkyChook

Posted 31 January 2013 - 05:09 PM

Low carb shepherds pie.

Last night was carb free slow cooker chicken tacos.

I'm slowly embracing this clean/low carb cooking.



#22 purpleblackqueen

Posted 31 January 2013 - 05:09 PM

QUOTE (cardamom @ 31/01/2013, 05:41 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Corn chowder. I wanted a nice bread roll to go with it but it started pouring and I couldn't be bothered walking to the shops, so it'll be a piece of toast instead.

Hope you're okay (well, as okay as one can be under the circumstances) purpleblackqueen.



QUOTE (Missy Shelby @ 31/01/2013, 05:44 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Nachos with homemade salsa and guacamole.

It is our fav meal (DH & I) and we plan to have it once the kids are in bed so we can enjoy it in peace!! biggrin.gif


bbighug.gif Hope you and the kids are settling into your new house xoxo



We are ok.  Thanks

#23 HRH Countrymel

Posted 31 January 2013 - 05:10 PM

QUOTE (Alpha_Chook @ 31/01/2013, 06:07 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
sweet and sour chicken with hokkien noodles, homemade not shop bought


Oooh! Do you make your own hokkien noodles?

I want to learn how...  I'm figuring if I can do pasta surely I can do noodles right?



Why? Why did I not have an Asian Granny?

#24 Guest_Sunnycat_*

Posted 31 January 2013 - 05:10 PM

Roast lamb with mash original.gif

#25 wesse

Posted 31 January 2013 - 05:26 PM

Fish and salad from the local fish shop. I'm at the end of my tether and cooking tonight will tip me over
Everyone's else sounds like they are cooking up a storm




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