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What's for dinner Thursday?

Posted August 25, 2016

Sauteed veggies

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 Aug 25, 2016

    Twinredheads, your raspberry tart sounds wonderful! Happy birthday to your DH! :)

    Raesmom, come on over girl! Today's baked delight is border cake. I'm sure I've mentioned it here before. It's sort of the M&C of cake in our house. ;) It's a chocolate loaf cake with raisins, cinnamon, and cloves, topped with 10X sugar buttercream. I always think of my Mom and her Mom when I make it. It's an old family comfort food recipe.

    Faye, stop by on your way home from Wilson, and I'll give you some cake to go. :)

    Coupon4me, I'll trade you some cake for some of your dinner. Yum!

    Meredith, your soup may be what's for dinner one night very soon.

    Lindabates, my DW wants to eat at your house tonight.

    Wifeandkids, thanks for the tip on the freebie! :)

  • twinredheads Aug 25, 2016

    The girls are having leftover pizza because they refuse to try anything new :). It's DH's b-day so I am making him one of his favorites: curried cauliflower with chickpeas and tomatoes. Will serve with Naan. Picked up a GORGEOUS raspberry tart at Trader Joe's for dessert. Definitely not frugal, but my DH is pretty awesome and deserves it :)

  • raesmom1612 Aug 25, 2016

    AAAWWWWW MAN I forgot about dinner today lol we have enough left over taco meat for round two of tacos so I think that's what its gonna be. Last of the banana muffins for dessert.

    Good luck with baking jdouglas and ya know.....Rae and I are ALWAYS available to taste, I mean taste test what comes out of your baking mood :) Have fun!! I'm going to send you the recipe for the banana muffins that Rae and I made. It was from Tyler Florence, super tasty and ill also send a strawberry shortcake one that I have yet to dare......let me know if you try it :)

  • meredith88 Aug 25, 2016

    Last night ended up being corn chowder and grilled cheese sandwiches. One of my coworker's freezers died over the weekend so we've been cooking her food all week before it spoils. Yesterday she sent us a huge pot of fresh corn chowder with potatoes, zucchini and bacon. I added grilled chicken.

    I think tonight will be a repeat of last night's meal since I don't feel like cooking :-)

  • coupon4me Aug 25, 2016

    Tonight's dinner is sun dried marinated grilled chicken with green beans and macaroni and cheese.

  • Wifeandkids Aug 25, 2016

    In my email from Betty Crocker today, there was an offer for a free Nature Valley nut and seed bar. I was able to get it a few minutes ago.

  • jdouglas13 Aug 25, 2016

    I'm surprisingly in a baking mood, so we'll see what comes of that today. :)

    Last night's eggplant parm was so good! Tonight I have a lot of veg to use up, so I'm thinking steak or chicken on the grill with a lot of mixed veg also grilled. I have enough that the leftover veg can go into a salad tomorrow.

  • Faye Prosser -WRAL Smart Shopper Aug 25, 2016

    I'm teaching tonight and the kids are eating elsewhere this evening. I'll probably have a bowl of cereal or a veggie burger for a late dinner.

    lindabates - so I guess it's a cereal or veggie burger kind of night here. LOL Enjoy your hot dog.

  • lindabates Aug 25, 2016

    It's looking like a hot dogs and chips kinda night at my house.