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What's for dinner this weekend?

Posted October 22

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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  • twinredheads Oct 23, 7:37 p.m.

    My version of Wendy's chili. Served with cornbread.

  • raesmom1612 Oct 23, 7:36 p.m.

    Thanks Observant I'm better hopefully I'll be 100% by tomorrow. The girls had a blast. It was a bit much for baby ziti as she slept for about two hours while we were there but Rae had plenty of fun and got on plenty of rides and ate lots of ears of corn.

  • jdouglas13 Oct 23, 6:03 p.m.

    I need something good for dessert tonight after reading about Faye's brownies! So far, all I've got for dinner for sure is baked chicken legs. The appetizer is Good & Plenty candy, and I'm not sharing. I might add some broccoli to roast in the chicken pan once they're done, and either baked potatoes or some type of pasta/noodle concoction.

  • Faye Prosser -WRAL Smart Shopper Oct 23, 4:45 p.m.

    Tonight we are having nachos topped with homemade quac, salsa, spinach and tomatoes. Dessert is chocolate coconut brownies. :-) Clearly it's a health food kind of night! lol

  • observant Oct 23, 12:04 p.m.

    RAESMOM1612 _ I hope you are feeling better !
    Did the girls have a great time at the Fair ??

  • raesmom1612 Oct 22, 4:05 p.m.

    Thanks Faye and jdouglas. I actually had everything on hand for some chili so that's what's for dinner along with some corn bread. Chili is simmering on the stove as we speak (or type). Maybe 9 can soup Monday (i do seven cans now and use real chicken breast instead of the canned, unless I'm in a rush lol).

    Tomorrow I'm thinking I'll do baked pork chops in sausage gravy with mashed potatoes, green beans or peas and biscuits.

  • jdouglas13 Oct 22, 1:16 p.m.

    Raesmom, so sorry you were feeling so awful yesterday! :( What about making your 9 can soup today? You can add some biscuits -- either from Bisquick, from a can, or frozen.

  • Faye Prosser -WRAL Smart Shopper Oct 22, 12:02 p.m.

    carolinejosh - your soup and potatoes sound fabulous!

  • carolinejosh Oct 22, 11:39 a.m.

    I did a butternut squash soup in the crockpot pot yesterday... I already had more this am. Not sure the meat tonight, but definitely making Hasselbeck potatoes this evening... sooooo good!

  • Faye Prosser -WRAL Smart Shopper Oct 22, 11:10 a.m.

    raesmom1612 - oh my goodness! I am so glad you are feeling a bit better today but what a yucky day yesterday. I am so glad your DH could step in with the girls. It's tough when the mom gets sick with little ones to take care of. I hope you can get some rest today.

    ybaverage2003 - I think you are right about soup night! I am pulling some veggie soup out of the freezer now. Will serve with grilled cheese on rye and boneless chicken wings. Making brownies in a bit for dessert.

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