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What's for dinner Tuesday?

Posted November 10, 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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  • GranOFTwenty Nov 10, 2015

    GARNERTOY - I have never had cornmeal dumplings !
    How do you make them ??
    THANKS for a new idea !!

  • GranOFTwenty Nov 10, 2015

    KAthy S - That sounds so GOOD ! Ddi you cook the rotisserie chicken ??
    According to many sources ,my great grandmother would put her biscuit dough in the baking pan then pour leftover stew of meats and veggies over the dough then bake.My Dad talked about how good it was until the day we lost him ..

    Tonight - another birthday dinner we had ribs , baked beans and coleslaw . birthday dessert was : chocolate sundaes

  • ascherer Nov 10, 2015

    Tonight is homemade chili.

  • Kathy S. Nov 10, 2015

    Observant - that is what I am making tonight with GF biscuits. Made chicken/beef stock yesterday. (had chicken/beef noodle soup for dinner yesterday.) Taking some of that stock and adding veggies, leftover rotisserie chicken and gf biscuits to the stock. Call it what you like, I call it a yummy dinner. :)

  • UNCW_Ash Nov 10, 2015

    Beef stew using stew meat on sale at HT...it's in the crock pot and smells so good!

  • garnertoy Nov 10, 2015

    vlynn I grew up in duplin co and I was brought up with the corn meal dumplings

  • observant Nov 10, 2015

    PEPPER2 - Yes !
    We affectionately call it local ( Eastern North Carolina ) chicken and dumplings
    My grandmother made biscuit dumplings cooked in the stock from cooking a whole chicken ( one of my favorite meals - )

  • vlynn Nov 10, 2015

    I grew up further down south, and chicken & dumplings was corn meal based balls and chicken & pastry was flour based strips. However, when I moved up here, I noticed that people called the flour based one chicken & dumplings and no one had ever heard of the cornmeal based one.

  • Pepper2 Nov 10, 2015

    Observant - I was imagining the same thing on the chicken pastry.....
    I call that Chicken and Dumplin's :)

  • Faye Prosser -WRAL Smart Shopper Nov 10, 2015

    Tonight we are having grilled cheese and turkey sandwiches on wheat bread, baked sweet potatoes and grapes (.99/lb at Food Lion through today!)

    trichardson0621 - thanks for your chicken pastry recipe! I have had it more like a chicken pot pie with the chicken and cream sauce in a pie crust. Yum!

    bjmholmes3 - great deal on the pork tenderloin!