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What's for dinner Friday?

Posted July 3, 2015

Pasta Salad

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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  • jdouglas13 Jul 3, 2015

    Ascherer LOL -- having leftovers for dinner is always a two-edged sword. It's so great knowing you don't have to cook tonight, but so sad knowing that it means you WILL have to tomorrow! ;)

    RFB - I have seen your Pinterest friend -- in fact, I may be following her! Thanks for the link to the recipe. Yum!

  • ascherer Jul 3, 2015

    Tonight is the gourmet buffet again. I guess that means I am cooking something tomorrow.

  • ascherer Jul 3, 2015

    Raesmom - Congrats on New Baby Smith. That is awesome. I know your Mom is excited. Enjoy your weekend with family.

  • raesmom1612 Jul 3, 2015

    Lol jdouglas I know you wont break it......but if its a girl I might break and Mr. Raesmom might too!!! I have no idea what we are gonna do with 2Rae's!!! I guess I can give one away lolololol just kidding. Mom loved the corn chowder she almost swallowed it whole. She says thanks for all the well wishes.

  • RaleighFoodBlogger Jul 3, 2015

    Jdouglas- Chungah is a food blogging friend of mine. She had done amazing over the years (I'm sure you've seen her recipes on pinterest). Here's her broccoli/potato recipe. Can't wait to try it myself!

  • jdouglas13 Jul 3, 2015

    Raesmom - congrats!!! :) Even though you and I had already spoken, I know how excited you were to tell everyone! :) I'm so happy for you and I know your Mom must have been thrilled. I'm very anxious to meet the new baby, and I have learned not to feed a six month old strawberries, so you don't have to worry that I may break him/her! (it's a girl, though) ;) Glad to hear you made it up there safely. Safe travels home, too.

    Granoftwenty, I ended up with M&C, but tonight may be ribs for us as wel since I found some ginger to make the BBQ sauce. I vote for scalloped potatoe, and would you please send some my way? It's one of those things I can't cook if my life depended on it.

    RFB, maybe I should try your packets of parm potatoes -- those had me swooning! :)

  • raesmom1612 Jul 3, 2015

    Thanks everyone!! And yes the reason why I have been away from the what's for dinner thread is because of the horrible morning sickness I have been and I are not friends lately.....feel super bad for Mr. Raesmom who has had to take over all the cooking and cleaning duties lately.....its starting to get better though. Thanks for the well wishes everyone!! I'm sorry I had to keep the secret from my blog family for so long.

  • Dr D Jul 3, 2015

    YAY - such great news RaeAndNextBabySmithsMom! :-)

  • losltp Jul 3, 2015

    AWWWW ! I am SO HAPPY for you and your family !!
    Looking forward to hearing stories about Rae and " Baby Smith " !!
    Take care of yourself !!

  • GranOFTwenty Jul 3, 2015

    jdouglas put ribs in my head yesterday so BBQ ribs tonight - "??" on the sides so far - maybe corn or scalloped potatoes and a green veggie . watermelon or cantaloupe