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What's for dinner Wednesday?

Posted August 19, 2015

Pasta 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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  • GranOFTwenty Aug 19, 2015

    jdouglas13 - I was planning on vanilla but some are screaming for chocolate swirl and some want chocolate chip so we will have a vote then I will pick .lol
    Maybe sundaes with chocolate syrup and/or chips !

  • lisawhite Aug 19, 2015

    I recently bought Family Friendly Fat Burning Meals recipe book, so I got a huge list of healthy recipes that helps me and my husband stay fit. Oh, and my children love them. :) You can peek into the book at http://www.reviewsbylisa.com/family-friendly-fat-burning-meals-review/

  • jdouglas13 Aug 19, 2015

    Granoftwenty, your homemade ice cream sounds wonderful! What kind are you making? I may steal your idea for the stuffed peppers. I bought peppers I need to use sooner than later.

  • GranOFTwenty Aug 19, 2015

    Thank You ALL for terrific ideas - I am adding to my meal plan again !
    GARNERTOY - Your meals sounds so good from start to finish !
    Can I come live with you ?? I can wash dishes , kids and pets !
    MEREDITH88 - your casserole reminds me of my family favorite "all in one pan" meal - ground beef or turkey , corn, tomatoes, onions and peppers ( sometimes bell ones and sometimes sweet ones ) . Serve with crusty bread if desired . I also use the meat/corn/tomato/onion mix as the filling in stuffed peppers when I have enough nice size peppers..
    TONIGHT - A few of the grand-kids are here today (maybe all night) so they requested homemade pizzas ,salad & homemade ice cream . Maybe a movie or two later with popcorn .

  • lindabates Aug 19, 2015

    Hot dog and fries in our house tonight!

  • jdouglas13 Aug 19, 2015

    Garnertoy, you got me at the pecan pie. For two cents, I'd go make one right now. Whipped cream for me please. It has been too long since I've had some good pecan pie.

    Tonight we're having fried chicken with cole slaw and maybe baked sweet potato fries.

  • Faye Prosser -WRAL Smart Shopper Aug 19, 2015

    Tonight we are having Tuscan chicken in the slow cooker with a Tuscan spice packet I picked up this weekend. Sides include corn on the cob, steamed carrots, spinach salad and garlic bread.

    meredith88 - your new creation sounds great! I would probably add a little something to moisten the stuffing like crushed tomatoes or salsa and lots of spices including garlic & pepper. If you want a creamier casserole you can always use cream of mushroom soup or Progresso Creamy Mushroom soup (my favorite). Let us know how it turns out.

  • meredith88 Aug 19, 2015

    Garnertoy, your dinner sounds delicious! I have been craving some country cooking the past week. I'll have to add it to next week's menu.

    Tonight we are having a new creation that I will make up as I go. We were gifted a big bag of fresh banana peppers from a friend's garden and we need to use the rest up. So I am making a stuffed pepper casserole, because I don't want to take the time to stuff so many tiny peppers. I know it will involve rice, banana peppers, onions, seasoned ground beef, roasted corn and cheese. Beyond that I have no idea so I'm open to any ideas.

  • ascherer Aug 19, 2015

    Garnertoy - You just need to sell raffle tickets to see which of us gets to come over and have dinner every day. Your daily menus all sound so good. I would love the recipe for the country style steak.

  • raesmom1612 Aug 19, 2015

    Garnertoy-seriously mouth watering!!!!!!

    Ascherer Holly had a girl. I did not get to speak to her or DH yesterday so still no details but ill give her a call this afternoon and see how parenthood I treating them :)

    Something with chicken for dinner tonight........

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