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What's for Dinner? Part 99! [old]

We're one away from our 100th WTF thread! How shall we celebrate? In the meantime, tho, let's post those delicious dinners and share our tables with each other.

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  1. I've got nothing to add at the moment, as I believe the BF will be cooking up something for tonight. last night was a local taqueria that now serves chilean cabernet (!!), and tomorrow i'll be doing something with beef shanks....

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    1. re: mariacarmen

      "Let's share--I got nothing" gave me my first good laugh of the day. You are adorable. And you walked me through a beautiful beef shank dinner last summer, so I'm looking forward to drooling over your upcoming dinner plans.

      1. re: onceadaylily

        i know, do as i say, not as i do!

        wow, what a memory on you, OADL! i'll have to look back at that.

        1. re: mariacarmen

          My memory occasionally gets past the effects of the gin. ;) I think it was a dish your boyfriend made for you, beef shanks braised with red wine and tomatoes, and lots of herbs.

          1. re: onceadaylily

            ah yes, the gin. had a couple of tanq and tonics last night, as a matter of fact. you've got the advantage of youth on me, however.

            i do remember that shank. i was going to do something quite similar.... nothing new under the sun here!

    2. Pork Spiedies (rec from this month's saveur)
      Cowboy potatoes with cumin
      corn
      Green salad w/nectarines & goat cheese

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        1. re: inaplasticcup

          they are skewered grilled pork cubes in an herb-y vinegar marinade - they were delish!

          1. re: debvil

            Thanks! I do love me some pig with vinegar... :)

        2. last night was a white gazpacho with fennel topped with some apple crab salad. It was okay, as i don't usually have cold soup. I think the asian in me do not think it's food, it's rather fancy baby food...

          I am thinking for some crab cakes or something this dinner. i got some leftover crab meat in the fridge i need to finish... no one is complaining though.

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          1. re: jeniyo

            fancy baby food - that's a good one.

          2. Last night was appies and red, red wine et al. with friends whilst watching "Project Runway". We mostly dined on laughter.

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            1. re: twodales

              Ahh, thanks for the reminder, twodales! Will have to see if the premiere to this season is On Demand for viewing tonight. :-)

            2. Tonight was spicy pork tacos with avocado, cheese, green onion and tomato. We're saving the rest for the morning: tortilla, cheese, pork, two fried eggs. Hot sauce optional.

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