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What's for dinner Tuesday?

Posted December 13, 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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  • Faye Prosser -WRAL Smart Shopper Dec 13, 2016

    raesmom1612 - oops! I didn't look closely enough.

    RFB - yummy sounding pasta dish! lol

    Jdouglas - thanks for the additional cauliflower tips. :-)

  • raesmom1612 Dec 13, 2016

    Thanks for the credit Faye but that was RFB :) nothing fancy overs her just old faithful spaghetti and meat sauce. I didn't get to sleep last night until midnight and baby ziti woke up at 5am!!! Exhausted does not define how I felt today. I'm off to bed night night everyone!!!

  • jdouglas13 Dec 13, 2016

    Don't forget the garlic with the cauliflower, and just a little minced parsley or Italian herbs if you have it.

    I was out earlier and stopped at Fresh Market to take advantage of the last day of their reopening sale and got 4 cauliflower for 1.50/head, as well as walnuts for $4.99/lb, and asparagus for $1.99/lb!

  • Faye Prosser -WRAL Smart Shopper Dec 13, 2016

    coupon4me - great tip! Thank you so much. :-)

    Raesmom - I love creamy spaghetti with corn and chicken (or shrimp) so I bet the ham will be tasty!

  • coupon4me Dec 13, 2016

    Mashed cauliflower needs cream cheese (usually use fat free) with lots of parm cheese!!!

  • RaleighFoodBlogger Dec 13, 2016

    Not in the mood to go out and get FM chicken today. So I looked through what we have on hand and I'm going to try a spaghetti with a creamy sauce with ham and corn. Lazy rainy day :)

  • Faye Prosser -WRAL Smart Shopper Dec 13, 2016

    Tonight we are having baked Tilapia, baked sweet potatoes and steamed broccoli. Last night turned out to be oatmeal for me. lol

    Ascherer and Jdouglas - I hope today brings you better health and appetites!

    meredith88 - so glad to hear you are on the med!

    lindabates - sorry about the epic fails. As jdouglas wrote - we ALL have those nights. Here's hoping your pork chops-baked are fabulous. :-)

    jdouglas13 - Pasta fail??? You are the queen of pasta. You really are not feeling well.

    ybaverage2003 - LOVE homemade pizza night! Happy Tuesday to you as well! :-)

    coupon4me - I bought some frozen cauliflower last week so I could make mashed cauliflower. My youngest really likes it. Anything special you do to it to spruce it up?

  • jdouglas13 Dec 13, 2016

    Lindabates, I hear you. The pasta I made for DW last night was a fail for sure. You'd think after cooking for 50 years I would know to check the pasta for doneness before I drain it. :p

    Tonight is baked pork tenderloin (still BOGO at HT) with an Asian inspired BBQ sauce, broccoli, rice from the $0.25 off FL brand sale earlier this fall. HT Clayton had some very nice bunches of broccoli yesterday for $2.

  • meredith88 Dec 13, 2016

    I'm feeling much better today! Thank you everyone for your kind words :-)

    Tonight we are having an Asian beef stir fry using a thin steak I got on markdown at HT over the weekend and a bag of their frozen stir fry veggies which are on sale through today. I'll cook it all and toss it in a honey terriyaki marinade sauce and serve it with white rice.

  • lindabates Dec 13, 2016

    The past 2 days meals have been epic fails... so tonight I will try making pork chops-baked, mashed potatoes, green beans, and rolls.

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