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Offline Run Amok

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Re: Delicious Dinner Recipes Go Here
« Reply #40 on: October 12, 2017, 04:15:52 PM »
My DH is really, really, really stubborn about this kind of thing.  I'm humoring him for this one more thing...though the part didn't arrive yesterday and he goes out of town for the weekend tomorrow. :(


I hope he appreciates you! I'm reaaalllly missing my oven. But I'm totally tapped out right now. It's all I can do to get the tree/rat thing resolved. I'm home until Sunday and then 8 days in Chicago.

But, I really wish I had an oven right now.

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Re: Delicious Dinner Recipes Go Here
« Reply #41 on: October 12, 2017, 07:03:59 PM »
Sorry RA.  Lately, not sure he appreciates me all that much tbh.  It's ok, he's just overworked and there's a lot going on.  But the part did come tonight (spark module) and that was the one we think.  Oven seems to be lighting reliably.  I'll plan to bake something over the weekend that could go in the toaster if needed (like veggies) and we'll see.   :fingers: :fingers:
"Some things you just need to do for yourself, even if it means nicking your nads."  --nneJ

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Re: Delicious Dinner Recipes Go Here
« Reply #42 on: October 12, 2017, 08:07:49 PM »
I had 2 cute little honeynut squashes waiting to be cooked so I took the plunge and turned on the oven.  It lit and ran for the 20+ minutes I needed to cook them.  And they were delicious.
"Some things you just need to do for yourself, even if it means nicking your nads."  --nneJ

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Re: Delicious Dinner Recipes Go Here
« Reply #43 on: October 12, 2017, 08:11:45 PM »
Oooh! Yay! That sounds super yummy.

I'm looking forward to the time when cooking meals feels feasible again. It's 6:11 and I'm still working. Heading to the gym in 30 minutes and then dinner just for me. So will probably go to a neighborhood place on my way home from the gym for a bowl of soup. No! Wait! I have some curry lentil soup leftover from last week. Yeeessss.

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Re: Delicious Dinner Recipes Go Here
« Reply #44 on: October 12, 2017, 08:27:31 PM »
win!!
"Some things you just need to do for yourself, even if it means nicking your nads."  --nneJ

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Re: Delicious Dinner Recipes Go Here
« Reply #45 on: October 13, 2017, 08:47:22 PM »
I get it. We have ordered parts and repaired our 5 year old fridge like 6 times. I keep hoping my stove will die because I hate it and want a new one.
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Re: Delicious Dinner Recipes Go Here
« Reply #46 on: October 14, 2017, 02:52:18 PM »
I get it. We have ordered parts and repaired our 5 year old fridge like 6 times. I keep hoping my stove will die because I hate it and want a new one.

sounds like you love the fridge, though.

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Re: Delicious Dinner Recipes Go Here
« Reply #47 on: October 22, 2017, 02:02:08 PM »
sounds like you love the fridge, though.

I can't see replacing an expensive fridge after so little time. We keep fixing it ourseves.
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Re: Delicious Dinner Recipes Go Here
« Reply #48 on: November 11, 2017, 09:36:08 PM »
Southern Maryland stuffed ham.  The folklore is that this recipe originated with slaves who worked the local plantations.  Full disclosure, I haven't tried it yet, but I'm planning on serving it for the holidays. 

Southern Maryland Stuffed Ham

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Re: Delicious Dinner Recipes Go Here
« Reply #49 on: November 18, 2017, 11:18:53 AM »
This was delicious:

http://pressureluckcooking.com/recipe/instant-pot-cranberry-balsamic-brussels-sprouts/ and would probably be a great Thanksgiving dish.  I made it with this:


http://allrecipes.com/recipe/189966/balsamic-baked-tilapia/?event8=1&prop24=SR_Title&e11=tilapia&e8=Quick%20Search&event10=1&e7=Recipe  and just put the tilapia on top of the sprouts in big bowls.  Fabulous and ridiculously easy.  I did the fish in my cast iron skillet, so one pan in all for that.

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Re: Delicious Dinner Recipes Go Here
« Reply #50 on: November 18, 2017, 09:37:05 PM »
Pear Hazelnut Gnocchi with Greens: http://foodanddrink.ca/lcbo-ear/RecipeController?language=EN&recipeType=1&action=recipe&recipeID=7187



some notes:
I made about 1/2 c. of pear paste (pear butter) from 6 ripe pears and 2/3 can of hard pear cider, just cooked it down to a paste, mashing in the pan when the pears softened enough... time consuming but simple... but time consuming, so worth buying pear paste or pear butter if you can.

I'd never made gnocchi before so I carefully followed the Serious Eats instructions but using 2 lbs (fresh weight) of potato for one egg yolk: http://www.seriouseats.com/2015/03/how-to-make-light-tender-potato-gnocchi.html and was very pleased with the results.

Also, I've gone off pinot grigio lately but have been into dry rieslings, so I used riesling.

The dish was way fantastically delicious... but took all afternoon to make...
« Last Edit: November 21, 2017, 10:54:06 AM by caribougrrl »

 

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