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What's for dinner Friday?

Posted May 9

Strawberries

 

Here's the place to share your meal ideas for the evening, post where you bought the ingredients frugally and even share a recipe if you would like. If you need some inspiration for your own dinner tonight, this may give you some helpful ideas.

What's on your menu tonight?

 

 

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  • Faye Prosser -WRAL Smart Shopper May 9, 9:42 p.m.

    Enjoy the beach raesmom!!

  • RaleighFoodBlogger May 9, 5:58 p.m.

    Happy Birthday, Ascherer!!!

    Raesmom- wow, that sounds amazing... love ribs! And have a fun weekend at the beach- what a fantastic way to celebrate Mother's Day!! :-)

    Jdouglas- that sounds good, too! Any tips for a fantastic egg salad? I do the standard, and add a pinch of dried dill. But, would love to hear your take!

  • raesmom1612 May 9, 4:59 p.m.

    HAPPY BIRTHDAY ASCHERER!!!!!!!!!! Im doing ribs with my special bbq sauce, corn on the cob, baked beans and bisquits for dinner today.....looking forward to a relaxing weekend at the beach with hubby and Rae.

    Happy Mothers Day Ladies!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :)

  • Faye Prosser -WRAL Smart Shopper May 9, 3:49 p.m.

    ascherer - happy birthday and happy Mother's Day to you as well! Enjoy your dinner out!

  • ascherer May 9, 3:40 p.m.

    Tonight is dinner at my favorite restaurant to celebrate my Birthday and Mother's Day. Happy Mother's Day to all my Smart Shopper friends.

  • carelesswhisper May 9, 3:25 p.m.

    Tonight is homemade pizza night. Popcorn and a movie later.

  • jdouglas13 May 9, 12:38 p.m.

    Egg salad, homemade cream of broccoli soup, and chocolate pudding for DW. Spaghetti with meat sauce for me out of the reincarnated mince from yesterday. Maybe a salad too. It feels like forever since I've had a green vegetable.

    RFB, your nicoise salad sounds yummy!

    WFR, I hear you about non-couponers. Sometimes when I go up to the folks, they hand me a shopping list and expect me to be able to get it for at least half off like I do at home. They just don't get that it doesn't work that way. Getting to that point takes some time and planning. I keep saying buy stuff in quantity when it's on sale with a coupon, but the response is, "but what am I going to do with 4 extra boxes of pasta".

  • RaleighFoodBlogger May 9, 9:16 a.m.

    Wildfrenchrose- lol... bad non-couponers! :-) And they were the Peloponnese Olives BOGO for $2.99 at HT- I got the Kalamata. But, I think I saw some green varieties on sale as well. And they should have some smaller cans of sliced ones, too. And remember, if you only need a few, you could always hit up the olive bar.

    And... wow, I just realized I put green onions instead of green beans (from Sam's Club) below for my nicoise side salad. Up way too early working... need sleep!!! :-)

  • wildfrenchrose May 9, 8:33 a.m.

    Tonight is our "meatless Monday" so we're having veggie burgers using potatoes, carrots,... View More

    — Posted by RaleighFoodBlogger

    What olives, and what is the sale price? Need sliced green olives for tomorrow. Non-couponers expecting me to provide food for a last minute, constantly changing menu is gonna give me an ulcer!

  • RaleighFoodBlogger May 9, 7:56 a.m.

    Tonight is our "meatless Monday" so we're having veggie burgers using potatoes, carrots, spinach, whole wheat bread crumbs, plus some herbs and spices. And I still have a ton of French Green Onions left from San's Club, so I will steam them and use in a nicoise salad on the side (minus the tuna) using hardboiled eggs, tomatoes and the olives that are on sale at HT.