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Old 01-20-2023, 10:57 AM   #46
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I made a pork roast with carrots and potatoes for my family last night and they said the carrots were still raw. Oh well. I took my friend out to dinner for her birthday!

Tonight and tomorrow I'll be experimenting with yellowfin tuna caught in the gulf that a friend gave me. We aren't really raw fish people but I'm willing to try
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How did the tuna turn out?

Tonight is Soup and Salad night. DH may have some sourdough bread ready to bake off to go with it. He found a recipe for potato soup flavored like Salt and Vinegar potato chips that looks interesting.
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How did the tuna turn out?

Tonight is Soup and Salad night. DH may have some sourdough bread ready to bake off to go with it. He found a recipe for potato soup flavored like Salt and Vinegar potato chips that looks interesting.
I didn't end up making it, but think I will tonight.
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Monday was stir fry ramen with vegetables
tonight was baked ziti
I don't cook dinner on Wednesdays however it is a prep day for week 2 between pay. SO tonight/Tomorrow I'm making prepping..

1) blueberry muffins (box mix)
2) chicken salad
3) hard boiled eggs
4) chickpea based veggie patties
5) yogurt (if I can pickup some milk)
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I cooked that tuna on Monday and way overdid it. It's supposed to be raw or rare. Seared for like a minute on each side. I think I got my pan too hot because it cooked through. My friend said she'd give me another package of it. They fish once a year and this year brought home 700 pounds of tuna!

Last night was tacos. Also made banana muffins. I got a really nice muffin pan for Christmas and I've been experimenting. These were really good! Not healthy at all but yummy!

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That's a lot of fish!

We had steak tacos last night.

For tonight, I'm thinking either chicken cutlets or Chicken Parm over spaghetti squash and zoodles.
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Wow! I wish I had tried Chicago style pizza when I was in Chicago last month.
We were too cold to walk all the way to the place that served it, so we just ducked into a different pizza place that served regular pizza.

I was in the grocery store a couple of days ago and saw blocks of feta on sale for $3.00, so I bought one to try that baked feta/cherry tomato pasta dish that was trending everywhere a while back. I made it last night, but I added some diced chicken, lots of garlic, and red pepper flakes. It was so, so good. I want to go buy more feta now so I am make it again next month.

I would like to make the feta pasta, but I'm worried that the tomato skins will be a texture issue for me. I'm the dork who picks out the minimal pieces of tomato skin in a can of diced tomatoes. Any thoughts?



This week so far we've had chili on Sunday, cacio e pepe on Monday, and lemon butter tilapia, brown rice, and roasted mediterranean veggies, marinated Greek salad on Tuesday(didn't much like any of this). Last night we went out to eat. Tonight I'm planning to make cashew chicken over rice, roasted carrots, and bean sprout salad. Tomorrow night is pizza and lasagna for the weekend.
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Schnitzel, roasted turnips, and Brussels sprouts tonight.

The kids keep singing about it.
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I would like to make the feta pasta, but I'm worried that the tomato skins will be a texture issue for me. I'm the dork who picks out the minimal pieces of tomato skin in a can of diced tomatoes. Any thoughts?
The skins might bother you. Iíve made this dish with regular sized tomatoes, too. Thereís more liquid, which isnít necessarily a bad thing...you could add some extra feta to balance it. You could blanch them and peel them first.
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