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thats it - I'm out of ideas - what are you having for dinner tonight

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yehudiwho Mon 14-Jan-13 16:15:30

if I ask the family they'll either say' I dont mind-whatever '-dp or 'fish fingers/pasta with tomato sauce' ds, I need help

Bonsoir Mon 14-Jan-13 19:46:18

We had rack of lamb, new potatoes and fresh peas.

<ignores snow outside window>

Rikalaily Mon 14-Jan-13 19:45:26

We had bubble & squeak and gammon, love Sunday roast leftovers.

pollycazalet Mon 14-Jan-13 19:35:02

tuna pie with brocolli tonight
Butterbut squash pasta tomorrow
Veggie chilli Wed and Thurs with baked potatoes for the kids.

Respect to those pulling together a cooked pudding with custard!

RuchedCurtain Mon 14-Jan-13 19:26:26

Tonight is my modified JO 30 min chicken pie, with sweet potato & swede mash, & steamed carrot batons (chicken left over from yest).

Tomorrow is slow cooker beef in ale casserole, with horseradish dumplings and veg.

Weds is homemade pizzas with breadmaker dough, wedges, coleslaw, salad.

Thursday is hm carrot & red pepper soup with hm seeded bread.

Friday is smoked salmon, cream cheese, pesto pasta with peas.

ScubaSarah Mon 14-Jan-13 19:11:40

Spicy parsnip and Butterbean soup. Homemade.

TaffyandTeenyTaffy Mon 14-Jan-13 19:05:11

Cajun Salmon, mashed potato, green beans and garlic mushrooms...minus the mash for me (low carbing).

HenriettaChicken Mon 14-Jan-13 19:02:57

Roast chicken. Can't wait!

CheerfulYank Mon 14-Jan-13 19:02:46

Eh, probably burritos. Black beans and onions and peppers sauteed with spices, then wrapped in tortillas with cheese.

VitoCorleone Mon 14-Jan-13 19:01:10

I had chicken and mixed mushroom stirfry.

NUFC69 Mon 14-Jan-13 18:59:08

Tonight we are having pulled pork (first time, and I can't wait to try it), mash and veg, followed by fresh pineapple and icecream.
Tues - the other half of the pork joint (didn't add the barbecue sauce to this), which I will cut into chunks and stir fry with mushrooms, onions, apple, then add spot of cream into which I have mixed grainy mustard, serve with rice.
Wed - moussaka
Thursday - chicken casserole with veg etc
Friday - salmon and fragrant rice
Saturday - Hearty winter casserole
Sunday - roast of some description

Francagoestohollywood Mon 14-Jan-13 18:53:30

The dc are having lemon soles, floured and gently fried and fennel salad.

Me and dh are having cod fillets with potatpes and olives, and fennel salad.

Poppedcorn Mon 14-Jan-13 18:51:46

Boston bean hotpot tonight - a bit like a bolognese but with baked beans and pasta in it. Tastes lovely when it's been slow cooked but just did it on the hob today. Delicious and my boys Hoover it up.

TheJanuaryProject Mon 14-Jan-13 18:41:21

Tonight - gammon & bean stew from this month's bbc good food. Later in the week - braised beef in red wine/cranberry sauce with mash & greens (from the freezer), pork steaks with Tuscan beans, fish cakes with potato wedges and whatever veg I can find in the fridge and lamb sauce with pasta.

wordfactory Mon 14-Jan-13 18:38:02

Nigella's Italian Chicken.

Chicken thighs in tinned cherry toms (never used before - very cool), wine, oregano, jar of flame grilled peppers.

Going to serve with rice and green salad.

TherapeuticVino Mon 14-Jan-13 18:36:15

Quesadillas -yum smile

NeverKnowinglyUnderstood Mon 14-Jan-13 18:36:08

tonight - Pizza
tomorrow chilli con carne and rice with mange tout
Wed - tuna steaks with mash and veg
Thursday - Chicken Thighs with mini new pots and veg
Friday - Spag Bol
Saturday soup
Sunday roast chicken

IsabelleRinging Mon 14-Jan-13 18:31:45

We had chicken casserole with jacket potato and green beans, yesterday we had lamb (bloody expensive) chops with roasted mediteranean veg and new potatoes, Tomorrow we are having broccoli and cauliflour and macoroni cheese bake, on Wed it will be soup and turkey sandwiches, on Thursday I am doing baked haddock with peas, parsley sauce and Mash.

pettyprudence Mon 14-Jan-13 18:29:33

chickpea and chorizo stew with garlic ciabatta (sp?) - chorizo, onions, chickpeas, tomatoes, potatoes, red wine and favourite tea grin

FreakoidOrganisoid Mon 14-Jan-13 18:22:13

Lentil and bean cottage pie. Puy lentils, black eye beans, carrot and onion with parsnip, swede and potato mash on top. Probably a low carber's nightmare!

HeyMicky Mon 14-Jan-13 18:19:12

Sorry, putting DD to bed.

Spicy soup: I use chicken or fish stock, add some tamarind paste, Tom yum paste, lime juice, fish sauce, garlic (squeezy tube!) and chillies. Little bit of palm sugar if needed. All by eye, and to taste. Lemongrass if I have it. You could throw in some coriander if you wanted, although it is Satan's garnish.

(We have a Thai supermarket near us, but most supermarkets stock all of the above, and the pastes last for months.)

Boil it up, throw in prawns and/or chicken, then add bean sprouts, mushrooms, sliced peppers, mange tout, green beans, broccoli, baby sweetcorn, ribbons of carrot - whatever is in the veg bin. Add rice noodles (or supernoodles) at the end.

janji Mon 14-Jan-13 18:12:07

Mushroom risotto for me and dd; mushroom linguine for dh and ds.

Today - veggie shepherd's pie and savoy cabbage
Tuesday - veggie sausage casserole and hassleback potatoes
Weds - either a veggie tagine or a veggie curry
No idea beyond that.

twinklesparkles Mon 14-Jan-13 17:59:43

Sausage sandwich with brown sauce smile

Ds in bed and dh at his bro's

Just me and the cat... And I aint sharing lol

Sephy Mon 14-Jan-13 17:42:25

Jamie Oliver's pregnancy pasta - balsamic vinegar, tinned tomatoes, grated veg and sausage meat over penne - soooo tasty and quite quick (with a machine to chop veg for you)

MoreCrackThanHarlem Mon 14-Jan-13 17:40:53

Tonight- salmon with a creamy sauce with mushrooms/peas and tiny potatoes
Tues- cheeseburgers with vegetable rice and relish
Weds- enchiladas and salad
Thurs- spaghetti and meatballs
Fri- pizza, salad
Sat- takeaway!
Sun- roast dinner of some description

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