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What's for dinner Friday?

Posted November 13, 2015

Veggie soup

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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  • ascherer Nov 13, 2015

    No dinner plans tonight. DH is still stuck at work.

    Side note on the PicSweet Butter Beans - we did not like them at all. Half of them ended up as mush and the other half didn't taste done in the same pot.

  • raesmom1612 Nov 13, 2015

    jdouglas I will try my of the ladies from church already told me that I am banned from helping, but if I chose to still do so (knowing me I will) they have a spot set up at the dessert table for me with a chair and I am in charge of only cutting pies and cakes :) pretty easy job for me, no temptation involved since I'm not a fan of the put me in front of the stuffing or cabbage......I may not be able to contain myself :)

    Thanks Faye! I decided to do the cans and "doctor them up a bit" with the help of my MIL over the phone so we shall see how they come out. Sam's club has the oversized far of Bruce's yams for $4.38 each, gonna pick up 4 of those, that should be enough.

    And DH would totally agree on the banana pudding for breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks in between!!! He is so spoiled that whenever we go home for the holidays his grama AND his sister both make him his own "special bowl" of banana pudding all for him......who does he think he is LOLOL

  • jdouglas13 Nov 13, 2015

    I think banana pudding would make a perfect breakfast food! It's got milk, eggs, and fruit. What else could you ask for? LOL ;)

  • Faye Prosser -WRAL Smart Shopper Nov 13, 2015

    jdouglas13 - I was referring to banana pudding for breakfast since we were posting at 10 am. :-) Your salad sounds great!

    Raesmom - good luck with the church function and the sweet taters!

  • jdouglas13 Nov 13, 2015

    Raesmom - don't overdo it, ok?!?!

    Faye, is banana pudding seasonal or did you mean the time of day? Clearly a Yankee asking here. ;)

    Dinner tonight is going to be a salad concoction of leftover grilled chicken, fennel, pomegranate, oranges, roasted sweet potato chunks and roasted broccoli, probably with some arugula. I'm making a pomegranate vinaigrette. Trying to get some good nutrients into DW before her treatment starts again next week, especially since I've been terrible about making dinner lately.

  • raesmom1612 Nov 13, 2015

    My weekend as of today will be super busy too so no cooking for me (except the Yams for church function.......wish me luck). We have laundry today after work, a baby shower and Bass Pro shops Pictures with Santa and activities tomorrow, and I'll be at church alllllll day on Sunday for our service and feast......can I call off of work on Monday lol????

  • Nanee Lion Nov 13, 2015

    Going out to eat with friends - birthday celebration - NOT MINE

  • miacarre Nov 13, 2015

    No cooking for me this weekend maybe just grab some fast food since my Husband and son will be out of state for father and son bonding time while watching NFL football in Green Bay along with my husband friends.

  • Faye Prosser -WRAL Smart Shopper Nov 13, 2015

    Tonight we are having French Dip sandwiches, broccoli and rice.

    Garnertoy - I agree with Nanee Lion - it's never too early for banana pudding!

  • Nanee Lion Nov 13, 2015

    I'm on my way to your house Garnertoy. That sounds wonderful. I do love your menus. Enjoy!