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Re: What's everyone cooking this week?

Postby karadekoolaid » Tue Sep 15, 2020 9:36 pm

Moral of the story: don´t believe everything you read. :lol: :lol: :lol:
It has to be cook; taste; cook; taste; cook; taste.

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Re: What's everyone cooking this week?

Postby KeenCook2 » Tue Sep 15, 2020 9:39 pm

karadekoolaid wrote:Moral of the story: don´t believe everything you read. :lol: :lol: :lol:
It has to be cook; taste; cook; taste; cook; taste.



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Re: What's everyone cooking this week?

Postby Earthmaiden » Tue Sep 15, 2020 10:30 pm

Re the potatoes, I'm sure it was steam from the chicken which prevented further browning, It just surprised me as I'd expected the bits sticking out to be crisp because of how long they'd been in the oven - I think, even when nothing is added, that new pots take longer than old to resemble any sort of roast potato. Old potatoes are best!

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Re: What's everyone cooking this week?

Postby Kacey » Wed Sep 16, 2020 8:42 pm

For the first time in ages we had cauliflower cheese for tea tonight - heavy on the cheese! One of my favourites but far too calorific unless its high days or holidays! Had it with beetroot tart and a baked potato, pastry and carbs so doubly decadent! Early for us too as we're skyping friends later.

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Re: What's everyone cooking this week?

Postby OneMoreCheekyOne » Wed Sep 16, 2020 8:53 pm

Love the sound of everyone’s food.

We roasted par boiled new potatoes on Monday...with olive oil, rosemary and garlic. They weren’t crunchy as such but had a pleasing fudginess to them.

Last night we had Thai chicken supremes (is it called a supreme when it’s part breast and leg?) We marinaded them in a Thai paste and roasted them. Thai crispy skin was wonderful! We had it with sticky rice and soy and toasted sesame seed coated greens.

Tonight we had linguini with tomatoes and prawns (plus lemon, garlic, white wine, parsley and butter). OH added parmesan to his - heathen!

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Re: What's everyone cooking this week?

Postby jeral » Wed Sep 16, 2020 9:24 pm

I don't eat chicken but I think supreme means when the tender fillet is still in place, which is usually removed before breasts are sold. I'll stand corrected of course.

Sesame seeds toasted? Big fan, except I usually forget about them, doh. I'll now remember for fine green beans in the fridge so ta for that :)

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Re: What's everyone cooking this week?

Postby herbidacious » Wed Sep 16, 2020 9:38 pm

Lazy pasta bake: fresh ravioli cooked in the oven in roast tomato passata, mozzarella stirred in and parmesan scattered on top about three quarters of the way in. Torn basil scattered to serve. A little butter when in there as an experiment too.

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Re: What's everyone cooking this week?

Postby Pampy » Thu Sep 17, 2020 12:39 am

A chicken supreme is the breast off the bone with the first part of the wing bone left intact https://www.ocado.com/products/brookfie ... -282086011

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Re: What's everyone cooking this week?

Postby OneMoreCheekyOne » Thu Sep 17, 2020 10:02 pm

Thanks Pampy! Yes, that’s it. It copes with a roasting in the oven so much better on the bone than just the breast.

We had grilled salmon on a white wine, lemon, pea, spinach and tomato risotto for dinner. It used up the last of the veg from the fridge. Need to shop tomorrow.

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Re: What's everyone cooking this week?

Postby Amyw » Thu Sep 17, 2020 10:57 pm

That looks a beautiful piece of salmon . I haven’t had that or risotto for ages

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Re: What's everyone cooking this week?

Postby Stokey Sue » Thu Sep 17, 2020 11:42 pm

I used the last of the lamb to make stuffed veg tonight
I hollowed out 2 halved courgettes to make boats, and split a red pepper and removed the core

I minced the lamb in the Magimix and then chopped onion, carrot, celery and garlic, which I fried in olive oil before adding a choppped tomato, a squirt of tomato purée, a little gravy, thyme, ras el hanout, Aleppo pepper and the lamb, a splash of water. Simmered for a while then stirred in some soaked couscous to the right consistency

Stuffed the veg, drizzled with evoo and baked with a little water in the base of the roasting pan until veg cPoked and top browned (would have done better to cook 25 minutes covered & 25 minutes uncovered but was fine, half tonight half for tomorrow.
Here’s tomorrow’s
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Re: What's everyone cooking this week?

Postby OneMoreCheekyOne » Fri Sep 18, 2020 9:59 pm

Tonight we had penne in a roasted tomato sauce, topped with rocket, feta and balsamic.

Dessert was homemade chocolate and walnut brownies served with some berries from the freezer cooked with a splash of cassis (not for the kids) with a small puddle of double cream.

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