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TooManyBiscuitsNotEnoughTea Wed 03-Apr-19 15:22:48

What would you make for dinner? I am toying with a takeaway but remember its only Wednesday. I do have cleaning to do too so don't want to spend too much time cooking.

I also really fancy a Morrisons salad bar with all the unhealthy stuff on!

Inspire me.

DDIJ Wed 03-Apr-19 15:23:52

I wouldn't bother.

Fishywife Wed 03-Apr-19 15:25:22

Beans on toast

Doje Wed 03-Apr-19 15:25:33

Nandos (the sauce you can buy) chicken and chips with coleslaw! My kids don't like spicey stuff so I never get to either.

Dementedswan Wed 03-Apr-19 15:25:36

Chicken fajitas and a beer, followed by starfishing in bed with a good book knowing I'll wake up to a still clean and tidy house.

TooManyBiscuitsNotEnoughTea Wed 03-Apr-19 15:27:03

Nandos (the sauce you can buy) chicken and chips with coleslaw Mmm that sounds on the right track

Marshmallow91 Wed 03-Apr-19 15:30:00

if I could I'd choose the Morrisons salad bar every time, with loads of pasta on (unfortunately there's no Morrisons near me and I don't drive) and I'd eat it in bed with a cup of tea, hot water bottle and my usual serial killer inspired TV documentary, then hibernate. Bliss.

Whoops75 Wed 03-Apr-19 15:30:28

My solo dinners are

Curry chip sandwiches
Porridge
Tayto sandwiches

HooverIsAlwaysBroken Wed 03-Apr-19 15:35:47

Salmon in oven with loads of cherry tomatos, salt and some chilli with rice. Glass of wine to celebrate no bedtime/ bath time/homework/stories etc.

Early night with large cup of herbal tea and Netflix smile

riotlady Wed 03-Apr-19 15:45:57

My partner doesn’t like fish so I would binge on smoked mackerel pate while he’s away!

CalmDownPacino Wed 03-Apr-19 15:47:24

A pizza and a bottle of wine.

3in4years Wed 03-Apr-19 15:48:43

Last weekend I had a packet of microwave rice one night and some hash browns the other.

PandaCat Wed 03-Apr-19 15:49:56

A ready meal, curry or pasta bake.

I hate preparing food for just myself so I will usually have something I can just pop in the oven.

Eliza9919 Wed 03-Apr-19 15:50:40

Takeaway or drive-thru
Something that just goes in the oven from M&S
Oven pizza or chicken wings
General junk; crisps, chocolate, supernoodles, beige oven stuff.

In that order of preference.

BeanBag7 Wed 03-Apr-19 15:56:50

Portobello mushroom risotto from "cook". I love risotto but husband doesn't so I can't be arsed to cook it just for me, it takes so long!

Order654 Wed 03-Apr-19 16:01:37

Dominos pizza & cookies. Delivered so I didn’t have to go out.

Then cups of tea and chocolate after if I had much room left.

smallereveryday Wed 03-Apr-19 16:06:27

A Thai red curry with proper paste. Takes about 7 mins. Use up the bits of veg and get a chance to eat some before the gannets get it the next day ! Then all I have to do is rice in rice cooker - 2 days of cooking for less than ten mins . Bonus.

Ihavealwaysknown Wed 03-Apr-19 16:09:22

Pizza! DH doesn’t like pizza (freak) and I’m lazy 😂

iklboo Wed 03-Apr-19 16:09:34

Big ploughman's lunch type thing - crusty bread, butter, pate, cheese, pickled onions, posh crisps, charcuterie meats and a nice bottle of chilled white wine.

ScreamScreamIceCream Wed 03-Apr-19 16:09:48

Ohhh curry chip butties...

TooManyBiscuitsNotEnoughTea Wed 03-Apr-19 16:11:52

This all sounds so good! I think I'm gonna go for the salad bar, I hope its fully stocked!

BlueMerchant Wed 03-Apr-19 16:14:42

Salad bar and a create your own pizza.

keenwasalad Wed 03-Apr-19 16:15:42

I'd get a takeaway. Sod the fact it's only Wednesday. Then I'd throw all the leftovers in a frying pan and have for breakfast YUMMMM

Sunhill4 Wed 03-Apr-19 16:18:53

Fish and chips from chip shop

DarlingCoffee Wed 03-Apr-19 16:19:47

Get the takeaway! And wine

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