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Re: What's for Dinner Tonight?
« Reply #19185 on: December 12, 2019, 09:27:49 pm »
Pizza probably .

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Re: What's for Dinner Tonight?
« Reply #19186 on: December 13, 2019, 03:28:13 am »
Crumbed chicken and veggies, or maybe with chips and salad.
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Re: What's for Dinner Tonight?
« Reply #19187 on: December 13, 2019, 08:08:08 am »
I went out for lunch (grilled barramundi & salad only) so Iíve had grilled cheese toast plus a low carb ice-cream.
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Re: What's for Dinner Tonight?
« Reply #19188 on: December 13, 2019, 11:59:44 pm »
Roast lamb and roast veg with stewed apricots for dessert.
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Re: What's for Dinner Tonight?
« Reply #19189 on: December 14, 2019, 08:13:52 am »
We are having crayfish, salad and fresh bread. I haven't had crayfish for a very, very long time. DH helped a former pupil buy a Model A last week and has given him some help. This lovely man goes diving for crays and gave us some. They are looking so very appetising and lovely and fresh. I think they were only caught yesterday.
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Re: What's for Dinner Tonight?
« Reply #19190 on: December 14, 2019, 09:37:01 pm »
I haven't had lobster for many years either Cookie, I bet it will be wonderful! :D

I had the last of the Skinnymixer's chicken & sweet corn soup last night, just what I felt like.  Will be making more in the next couple of days as I really enjoyed it and it's nice to have as a standby.

Making a recipe from the UK Cookidoo today for DH (made the filling yesterday) and will finish it off today.  :)
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Re: What's for Dinner Tonight?
« Reply #19191 on: December 14, 2019, 09:39:01 pm »
Cookie, what a meal!! Love Cray Fish.   $100 a kilo in Vic Market.  So that makes it really $200 a kilo when you allow for the shell.
Cooked a new Neil Perry recipe last night.  Simple marinade for chicken thighs to be grilled.  It was fab.  Will post recipe.  Also stuffed Capsicum

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Re: What's for Dinner Tonight?
« Reply #19192 on: December 15, 2019, 03:20:03 am »
The beef pot pies worked out well, the pastry especially was lovely.  Would add a bit more seasoning to the beef filling.

I jazzed it up a bit as in I made it into;  1 pot pie with the pastry top, 1 pie made in a pie tin, pastry top and bottom and finally 4 pie maker pies (the larger Sunbeam ones), using the pastry for the bases and puff for the tops.
My preference going on looks alone was using the pie tins.  :)


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Re: What's for Dinner Tonight?
« Reply #19193 on: December 15, 2019, 04:35:15 am »
Thanks for that JulieO. I will have a good look at it. I like the UK Cookidoo recipes.
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Re: What's for Dinner Tonight?
« Reply #19194 on: December 15, 2019, 10:02:47 am »
They look gorgeous Julie and the filling looks so tasty. You certainly go to a lot of trouble with your recipe testing. I love home made pies a little too much Iím afraid which is probably why I am now dieting!
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Re: What's for Dinner Tonight?
« Reply #19195 on: December 15, 2019, 04:32:29 pm »
All those look delicious Julie 😋
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Re: What's for Dinner Tonight?
« Reply #19196 on: December 15, 2019, 08:16:23 pm »
Thank you girls, I enjoyed making them  :D 
I had a free day as I've been busy the last few so it was nice to spend time on them.

Judy I agree regarding pies.  Shop bought don't come close to home made.  I usually use my pie maker when using left overs and that is great for DH to take to work where they have a pie warmer in their crib room.  He can take a frozen one (pre-cooked) and by the time it's lunch time they have defrosted and re-heated really well, but I like the more rustic look of individual pie tin pies especially when served with veg etc as a main.  :D

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Re: What's for Dinner Tonight?
« Reply #19197 on: December 15, 2019, 08:48:14 pm »
Julie, lovely photos as usual.  How I have missed them!!
Not a great pie fan myself but Ral loves them.   But I do love a Cornish Pasty.
Last night I made pizzas, to try in the BBQ.  I used a new Le Creuset pizza tray.  It was not as good a those cooked in the Electric Pizza Machine.  The base was cooked too much and the top and edges not enough. 
However the Weber people recommend a Pizza stone so next time I will try this.  I will keep the Le Creuset dish for the oven or maybe give it away.

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Re: What's for Dinner Tonight?
« Reply #19198 on: December 15, 2019, 10:34:45 pm »
Julie, lovely photos as usual.  How I have missed them!!
Not a great pie fan myself but Ral loves them.   But I do love a Cornish Pasty.
Last night I made pizzas, to try in the BBQ.  I used a new Le Creuset pizza tray.  It was not as good a those cooked in the Electric Pizza Machine.  The base was cooked too much and the top and edges not enough. 
However the Weber people recommend a Pizza stone so next time I will try this.  I will keep the Le Creuset dish for the oven or maybe give it away.

Thanks Chookie.  I agree about the pizza maker.  I've had mine for many years now and get it out whenever I'm making pizzas, it's the best way to cook them and so quick.


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Re: What's for Dinner Tonight?
« Reply #19199 on: December 16, 2019, 01:29:21 am »
I was having a clear out when the new kitchen was installed and mine went in the bin!  The stone slab in it was too stained to give it away and to make a pizza for 1 my a/f does the job nicely. 
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