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What's for dinner Tuesday?

Posted June 27

Shrimp and salad

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 Jun 27, 1:42 p.m.

    Dinner tonight is either leftover beef stew on homemade biscuits with butter beans and creamed corn or leftover sandwiches with homemade antipasta salad. A friend of Momma's stopped by for lunch and brought sandwiches from a local deli. It was a really nice visit and there is enough for another meal with the pasta salad added.

    I bought some huge sweet blackberries from the farmers market today. I think I will make a cobbler with them tonight.

  • Faye Prosser -WRAL Smart Shopper Jun 27, 12:31 p.m.

    barbiedoll1967 - I usually use olive oil spray or a little olive oil, garlic powder or minced garlic and pepper. Tonight I will use olive oil spray to get them started as well as minced garlic and then add a touch of teriyaki sauce since the meal has an Asian theme tonight.

    aerogirl2084 - that sounds really good! Let us know what you think and if you have the link to the recipe, please post it.

    jdouglas13 - I have never used thyme in my sauteed squash. I'll have to try it. Thanks for the idea. :-)

  • aerogirl2084 Jun 27, 12:12 p.m.

    Tonight I'll be trying my hand at an Andouille pasta skillet recipe I found online--will have to let y'all know how it turns out :).

  • ascherer Jun 27, 11:31 a.m.

    BarbieDoll - I normally saute squash and onions in a little bit of butter. I start the onions first and then add the squash but I like my squash a little firm. Enjoy

  • jdouglas13 Jun 27, 11:16 a.m.

    Last night we had homemade spaghetti and meatballs with leftovers, so I'm thinking tonight will be round 2.

    The sautéed squash medley sounds really good. Barbiedoll, I just use a tiny drizzle of oil when I make it, along with some garlic and just a teensy pinch of thyme.

  • barbiedoll1967 Jun 27, 11:05 a.m.

    Faye, when you cook your zucchini, squash and onions, do you cook them in oil or use spray? I have some squash from my garden and was thinking about fixing squash and onions.

  • Faye Prosser -WRAL Smart Shopper Jun 27, 10:33 a.m.

    Tonight we are having teriyaki chicken, sauteed zucchini, squash and onions, veggie egg rolls, Mandarin orange slices.