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    Default Dinner ideas

    I am so sick of cooking the same things..... its normally just me, DD17 and FIL 80 home for dinner..... my FIL isnt the most adventurous eater so i get stuck with cooking what i call boring meals.. he wont eat a meal unless it has meat in it...


    i need some suggestions...........

    anything and everything................


    Thanks in advance

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    What do you normally cook?

    Some favourites astound here are:

    -one pot spaghetti
    -tacos
    -chicken schnitzels with veggies or salad
    -risotto
    -home made pizzas
    -quiche or frittata
    -soups (in winter time)
    -beef stroganoff
    -stir fry
    -chicken pad Thai
    -stuffed chicken breasts
    -bbq and salads

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    Quote Originally Posted by summastarlet View Post
    What do you normally cook?

    Some favourites astound here are:

    -one pot spaghetti
    -tacos
    -chicken schnitzels with veggies or salad
    -risotto
    -home made pizzas
    -quiche or frittata
    -soups (in winter time)
    -beef stroganoff
    -stir fry
    -chicken pad Thai
    -stuffed chicken breasts
    -bbq and salads

    your list is what i make but he wont eat spag bol..

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    Default Dinner ideas

    My menu this week:

    Lamb kebab wraps ( I also do falafel)
    Cook on the bbq and serve with tzatziki, tabouli and warm pita bread

    Fish tacos

    Bbq garlic prawns with rice and salad

    Grilled salmon Caesar salad

    Penang chicken curry and rice

    Crab burgers ( DH had beef)

    Roasted cherry tomato tarts ( you could add bacon or proscuitto if they want meat!)

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    Default Dinner ideas

    - In the last week we have had:

    Shepherds Pie

    Spinach and Ricotta Cannelloni

    Green chicken curry and rice

    Pork and green been stir fry

    Homemade sausage rolls and mash

    Fresh crayfish with garlic butter and salad

    - This week we are having:

    Sweet and sour chicken

    Lamb rack and roast veg

    BBQ and salad

    Dhu fish and homemade chips and salad/veg

    Pasta bake

    Tomato and zucchini risotto

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    I'm menu planning right now and have

    Chicken and chorizo bake
    http://www.nigella.com/recipes/view/...-potatoes-5160

    Chilli con carne - I like to lightly oil and season some mountain bread and crisp it up in the oven to have with the chilli con carne and rice.
    http://www.jamieoliver.com/recipes/b...lli-con-carne/

    I have a hankering for eggplant too so maybe chilli and eggplant pasta as well.

    That's as far as I've gotten!

    I also regularly make:
    Roasts
    Lasagne - meat or roasted veggie
    Tacos
    Curries
    Stir fries
    Cottage pie
    Chicken, leek and bacon pie
    BBQ and salads

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    great suggestions thanks

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    This coming week we'll have pulled pork tortillas, Mongolian beef, congee, ratatouille, gnocchi with pumpkin and bacon sauce, jacket potatoes with mince and inevitably a night of takeaway when we both refuse to cook.


 

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