What's for Dinner......

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So tonight, I'm doing Grilled Steelhead Trout, seasoned with Lemon/Thyme/salt/fressh cracked blk pepper/galic; fresh sauteed Asparagus, and a nice white wine./lemon sauce from the sauteed Asparagus all on a bed of rice.
 
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Cookiegal

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It finally cooled down nicely here today so I did a bunch of cooking. I made Shake 'n Bake Chicken Thighs with carrots, turnips, Brussels Sprouts and rice for tonight and made an extra thigh for another meal. I also made a meatloaf that's good for six meals and three meals of pork chops in Cream of Mushroom soup. Now I'll have some stuff I can just heat up without turning the oven on when it gets hot again.

So now temperature wise we're going from 94F and feeling like 104F last Wednesday to a low of 37F tonight. Geez, I hope it doesn't snow. :D
 

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Mother Nature's mood swings, eh? ;-)

I sauteed peppers and onions and grilled sausages outside. I then sliced the sausages and threw them into the pepper/onion pan and we had that with some boiled red potatoes. I'm stuffed!
 

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Ever have one of those times when you get some something really special, but too pricey, and so look forward to it that fear of screwing it up takes the joy out of cooking?

Well, the Boy brought me a rather too thick, custom cut, prime graded rib eye steak for my B-day last week. This time, looking at the price tag, I wouldn't have bought it.
But looking at the raw 2+ inch thick steak, I was anticipating some real cow goodness.

Well, overthinking, too much caution, trepidation about ruining it, fire wasn't right, blah, blah etc. resulted in some disappointment.
Wasn't ruined at all, but wasn't as great as it should have been.
Picky? With steak, you bet I am!

Made decent leftover though, so the last hunk of it gently warmed this evening, along with sauteed 'shrooms simmered in beef stock and what I was quite pleased with is the potato.

Was intending to make Potatoes Romanoff as a steak go with, just using one large tater, and actually completely did ruin that dish.... :rolleyes: (another story) but I'll definitely try that recipe again soon.
BUT, I baked two really big ones that night, one to ruin apparently, the other for another use.
And found one.

Don't normally foil baked taters, but I did so this time, venting them with a few knife pokes and when done, then de-foiled, completely cooled them, wrapped and chilled overnight.
And that's the key step here, I think.
With the well chilled potato, sliced it into ~1/2+ inch rounds, hit them with olive oil, salt, pepper and fresh rosemary (optional) and toasted them on the grill til golden browned and just crisp on the outside but still fluffy inside.
You could easily do that in a skillet or oven, toaster oven too.

Anyway, that may seem quite obvious to you all, but normally don't have potatoes on hand these days, so that was a tasty treat worth baking extra.
 

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An egg, toast and fried potatoes. :)
 

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We recently got an Air Fryer and have been experimenting. Tonight we had turkey meatballs in marinara sauce with pasta and it was good. (Learning more about the timing of this device, because the potato fries from last night didn't do well at all.)

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Mike, I think there's some one here who has some experience with an Air Fryer, perhaps it won't be 2 long before there's a post or twenty for at least 2 tips about it,
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We recently got an Air Fryer and have been experimenting.
I want one of those bad boys for awhile now. My neighbor had one from the old neighborhood.....damn miss my beer drinking buddy. He got his when they first came out and a knock off brand....if there's such a thing anymore. The hopper was quite small and the unit itself was almost $200. I said I'd wait till the size and price to change.
 

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We recently got an Air Fryer and have been experimenting. Tonight we had turkey meatballs in marinara sauce with pasta and it was good. (Learning more about the timing of this device, because the potato fries from last night didn't do well at all.)
:eek:
This is the (bad boy) airfryer I have - T-Fal Actrifry Original (non automatic/no timer/no presets/no temperature control). It has a paddle inside to stir the food so that it cooks evenly and to keep food from sticking together. Potato fries on the other hand, can't do fresh cut fries 🙁(makes big mess) but can do frozen fries though. Ive done fries, meatballs, wieners, pork-chops, vegetables, baby potatoes (skin on) etc.

Mike, I think there's some one here who has some experience with an Air Fryer, perhaps it won't be 2 long before there's a post or twenty for at least 2 tips about it,
Thanks RT for the accolade! (y)
 

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I made a pot roast, plus. With so many mouths to feed, I make a pot roast and throw in a pound, or so, of stew meat as well. I used three cans of cream of mushroom soup, a packet of onion soup mix and a packet of brown gravy mix, then sliced an onion on top of everything, let it cook for several hours at 275 and everything was so tender and tasty! Boiled some 'taters to go with it. Not much left over, but it will make a nice lunch one day this week.
 

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Today's dinner is simple as it is already so hot at my place. Didn't add any spices but only green chillies and onion :LOL:

Made "Matar Kulcha" for the dinner.
 

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