What's for supper?

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Re: What's for supper?

Post by drmoss_ca » Tue Mar 24, 2020 3:25 am

Last week I made a traditional Italian Easter dish a bit early - torta pasqualina, a pie with spincah, ricotta and eggs cooked inside it. Rather than make the layered pastry, I did it in hot water crust pastry, which proved strong enough for the deep pie. Worth the effort! This sis pretty much the recipe I used (be sure to switch on the subtitles if your Italian is as bad as mine!):

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Re: What's for supper?

Post by brothers » Thu Apr 23, 2020 10:23 am

To each his own, but my wife and I have recently enrolled in an online (located next door in Texas, I believe) program that sends us 3 complete and ready to prepare meals a week at a total delivered cost at or near what it would have cost to go to a grocery store, restaurant or fast food. I've been given the job of cooking it, and I love to do the cooking. The ingredients they send are fresh and of good quality. The complete recipes are obviously prepared by folks who know what they're doing. We decide which ones we want in advance. Having been quarantined for the past weeks, we look forward to receiving and enjoying the good food. This sounds like an advertisement they would have written, but unfortunately we have no interest whatsoever in the company. Never heard of it until It was recommended to us by our daughter.
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Re: What's for supper?

Post by John Rose » Thu Apr 23, 2020 7:07 pm

Let's see...
It started out with a base of cubes of chicken sautéd, then boiled up some rotini noodles, microwaved the last of a bottle of Marinara sauce, and a handful of leftover corn.
Top it with fresh-ground black pepper and a handful of shredded Asiago.
Dessert was a baby apple pie (sort of an over-sized tart) microwaved for 45 seconds, then about 1/3 cup of vanilla ice cream on top. Serve with a a stick of the last of the Extra-Old Cheddar to nibble on.

Not bad for an unplanned supper.
A bit heavy on the carbs though.
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Re: What's for supper?

Post by John Rose » Tue May 19, 2020 8:15 pm

Our local store has been out of my favourite heat-and-eat soup - Campbell's "Roasted Red Pepper and Tomato Soup", in a box, for a couple of weeks now. Also the similar soup by President's Choice. I like it with a sandwich at lunch time.
A few days ago I got the idea to throw together:
  • 1 can of condensed tomato soup, Aylmer's, Campbell's, No-Name, or whatever.
  • 1 can of water
  • 6-8 generous tablespoons of Classico "Spicy Red Pepper" pasta sauce
  • a handful of cherry tomatoes cut into thirds or quarters.
Heat it up in a saucepan as per the directions on the can.
When serving it, top it with a couple of cranks from the pepper mill and 2-3 tablespoons of shredded Asiago cheese (per bowl or soup cup).
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I'm sure any number of other brands or flavours of pasta sauce will do, as long as they're on the spicy side and lumpy.
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Re: What's for supper?

Post by pausted » Fri May 22, 2020 6:12 pm

Here is a three ingredient recipe for tomato basil soup.

1 jar tomato basil pasta sauce ( we like Paul Neumann brand)
1 jar light alfredo sauce ( Ragu brand works well)
1 can low sodium chicken broth

Heat to just below boiling.
This is great with grilled cheese sandwiches. We have this often.
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Basil

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Re: What's for supper?

Post by fallingwickets » Sat May 23, 2020 6:53 am

This is great with grilled cheese sandwiches. We have this often.<<<<

will have to give this a try asap! thanks

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Re: What's for supper?

Post by brothers » Sun May 31, 2020 3:28 pm

We found some rib eye steaks in the freezer. Our youngest daughter is coming over for supper and it's going to be a good one. I'm lighting my fire in the 41 year old "big green egg" now.
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Re: What's for supper?

Post by drmoss_ca » Sun May 31, 2020 3:35 pm

You're making my mouth water! Just stop!
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Re: What's for supper?

Post by brothers » Sun May 31, 2020 5:25 pm

They were wonderful!
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Re: What's for supper?

Post by drmoss_ca » Mon Jun 01, 2020 4:54 am

I hate you. :D

I've eaten meat once this year (but it was a pot roast made from a joint of moose, so worth waiting for). Now I can't even sneak out for a pack of bacon with the eagle-eyed Boss at home.
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Re: What's for supper?

Post by brothers » Mon Jun 01, 2020 7:32 am

Perhaps it would be possible to smuggle you some beef - maybe in an unmarked package or label it prominently as shaving accessories? Surely there is a way to keep it frozen. What would Canadian Post think? :D Where there's a will, there's usually a way!
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