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DLers: What are you having for Dinner?

anything good?

by Anonymousreply 243April 18, 2023 12:08 AM

Tonight I had: Lamb Vindaloo with rice, Chana Masala(both Trader Joe's™ frozen entrees), steamed broccoli, sliced tomatoes, baby carrots and red pepper strips. Iced tea and a zeppoli(I love these things, and they'll be unavailable after Sunday 😢) for dessert.

by Anonymousreply 1March 17, 2023 3:01 AM

roast chicken with potatoes

by Anonymousreply 2March 17, 2023 3:02 AM

Pork strips marinated in lime and orange juice, garlic, and cumin sautéed with onions, eaten on a soft tortilla with salsa of Serrano, cilantro, onion, and lime juice, and a pinch of sugar. Cucumber thin sliced strips dressed lightly with lime juice and a pinch of salt. Sliced avocado. Lemon curd squares for dessert..

by Anonymousreply 3March 17, 2023 3:19 AM

A packaged Caesar salad from a grocery store. It was a B-minus.

by Anonymousreply 4March 17, 2023 3:20 AM

Beef and bean enchiladas with homemade guajillo/ancho chile sauce. And a margarita (ok, two of them).

by Anonymousreply 5March 17, 2023 3:21 AM

r1 Buona festa, Bronzie.

by Anonymousreply 6March 17, 2023 3:22 AM

I had a (2nd) soup I made from beef bones, Uzbek lagman style. The 1st soup I used them for was was phô. Had it with purple cabbage coleslaw.

by Anonymousreply 7March 17, 2023 3:30 AM

Double Whopper with cheese.

by Anonymousreply 8March 17, 2023 3:34 AM

🍀 I wanted to beat the St. Patricks Day rush, so I had a Rueben and fries from my Irish Pub.

by Anonymousreply 9March 17, 2023 3:49 AM

Hamburger patties and garlic mashed potatoes.

by Anonymousreply 10March 17, 2023 3:57 AM

A steady diet of DL and midrange finger foods.

by Anonymousreply 11March 17, 2023 4:28 AM

I made Chicken Avgolemono (Egg Lemon) Soup.

by Anonymousreply 12March 17, 2023 4:42 AM

Grilled cheese sandwiches and tomato soup

by Anonymousreply 13March 17, 2023 4:50 AM

Poached salmon filets, skin side down, in an easy 50% reduction poaching fluid for 7 minutes made from: 1:2 dry white Vermouth and water, sliced onion and lemon rings, capers, black pepper corns, and dill, that had been simmered for 10' and reduced before adding the salmon; steamed white rice; asparagus boiled in the leftover above poaching liquid, a big glass of Joel Gott 2021 Chardonnay. 30 minutes total. It was elegant, but partner and I scarfed it down in 15 minutes. Despite that we're stuffed, would kill for a slice of berry pie and real coffee. Instead, we're sipping on instant decaf coffee with Bailey's and some microwaved Fig Newtons from the back of the freezer, which expired last year.

r12 -- Kali orexi!

by Anonymousreply 14March 17, 2023 5:11 AM

r6 Grazia tante. Tanti auguri a lei. 🇮🇹

by Anonymousreply 15March 17, 2023 7:20 AM

his nipples

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by Anonymousreply 16March 17, 2023 7:24 AM

Chicken tray bake with broccoli, sweet potato, carrot and parsnip and steamed chard. Delicious!Anonymous

by Anonymousreply 17March 17, 2023 7:26 AM


by Anonymousreply 18March 17, 2023 11:03 PM

It’s Saint Patrick’s Day so what are you asking? Corned beef with potatoes and carrots. Isn’t that the menu today?

by Anonymousreply 19March 17, 2023 11:55 PM

Rice and quinoa mix with frozen chicken strips and frozen vegetables heated up in toaster oven. I make the rice mix and vary it with different things all week.

by Anonymousreply 20March 18, 2023 12:04 AM

Two large, depressing, hamburger patties with some joyless sugar-free ketchup. I'm doing keto. Oh and a glass of Crystal Light lemonade, which is actually pretty good.

by Anonymousreply 21March 18, 2023 12:15 AM

Tuna salad on rye and popcorn.

by Anonymousreply 22March 18, 2023 12:30 AM

Ham and cheddar cheese sandwich on a French roll, with a little mayo and Dijon. Had a ginger ale and some Tillamook coffee almond fudge ice cream for dessert.

by Anonymousreply 23March 18, 2023 12:38 AM

Weird cold snap so I'm making meatloaf (always sounds disgusting) and mashed potatoes and gravy. Comfort food.

by Anonymousreply 24March 18, 2023 12:48 AM

R23 that ice cream is fantastic. I can eat half a carton in one sitting.

by Anonymousreply 25March 18, 2023 12:49 AM

It's Friday during Lent and I am heading to Jack's for a Pollock sandwich meal.

Wish they would keep it on the menu all year long..

by Anonymousreply 26March 18, 2023 12:53 AM

Planning to make mushroom & refried bean quesadillas, with sour cream, salsa, avocado and lime eaten with butter lettuce caesar salad. Snacking on celery & carrots, chips, salsa & shaved parmesan now. So the rest may never happen.

by Anonymousreply 27March 18, 2023 1:03 AM

I made larb gia and shrimp toast. came out really great - and opened a nice bottle of wine.

by Anonymousreply 28March 18, 2023 1:43 AM

Cavatappi w/Marcella's tomato sauce #3, w/Parmigiano-Reggiano, and a salad. I always take the pasta out a little early to finish cooking it in the sauce.

by Anonymousreply 29March 18, 2023 1:45 AM

Corned beef and a cabbage-noodle dish.

by Anonymousreply 30March 18, 2023 1:50 AM


Meatloaf sandwich on Martin's Potato bread. Made the meatloaf yesterday using a box of stovetop stuffing as the binder, very good.

Talenti Cold Brew Sorbetto (recommendation from a DLer on the "foods you can't keep in the house" thread, it's good).

by Anonymousreply 31March 19, 2023 11:23 PM

I winged it. In a cast iron skillet I threw in diced potatoes (boiled for 5 minutes before i sauteed in olive oil), and diced turkey franks. Mixed in lots of broccoli and some diced roasted red pepper. Its also my meal prep for Monday and Tues.

by Anonymousreply 32March 19, 2023 11:31 PM

Chicken curry. Wasn’t bad.

by Anonymousreply 33March 19, 2023 11:52 PM

R29 that sounds soooo goood !

by Anonymousreply 34March 19, 2023 11:56 PM

I will be making Gosht Do-piaza if the damn lamb is thawed enough.

by Anonymousreply 35March 20, 2023 12:14 AM

has thawed*

by Anonymousreply 36March 20, 2023 12:14 AM

Thanks to another thread, going to have Kraft Mac N' Cheese, with chopped celery, onion, and a cup of frozen peas added to the boiling water a few minutes before draining. Then, after reheating and mixing in the milk, butter and packet of fluorescent orange 'cheeze' powder, I'll add a can of tuna and maybe some shredded (real) cheese. Hope it's edible.

by Anonymousreply 37March 20, 2023 12:14 AM

Sunday, I had some leftover Chinese carryout for a late lunch, so I kept dinner light with light vegetable barley soup. I was tempted to open a jar of apple sauce I've had for quite a while, because I was craving something sweet, but used willpower to hold off on that.

by Anonymousreply 38March 20, 2023 12:19 AM

Roasted salmon and roasted avocados. I'm still a fat whore, but a fat whore with marginally better triglyceride levels.

by Anonymousreply 39March 20, 2023 12:21 AM

Tuna, blueberries, a dinner roll

by Anonymousreply 40March 20, 2023 12:26 AM

Shrimp Ceviche and garlic toast.

by Anonymousreply 41March 20, 2023 12:28 AM

Homemade pound cake with ice cream. It's cheat day.

by Anonymousreply 42March 20, 2023 12:29 AM

Recently I taught myself to make tom kha gai — for some reason I thought it would be difficult, but it's super easy. The lady at the Asian market guided me to the "right" kind of coconut cream to use, and I bought dehydrated kaffir lime leaves from Amazon. So that's tonight's dinner.

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by Anonymousreply 43March 20, 2023 12:52 AM

Bone broth and a cigarette

by Anonymousreply 44March 20, 2023 1:04 AM

No IV tonight Gwyneth? Too many calories?

by Anonymousreply 45March 20, 2023 1:26 AM

She can't cook so I guess she would refer to stock as "bone broth".

by Anonymousreply 46March 20, 2023 1:51 AM

Broiled pork chops and sauteed spinach. Iced tea and a few Oreos.

by Anonymousreply 47March 20, 2023 2:50 AM

Pot roast in the slow cooker all day. A crunchy cabbage and carrot slaw with lots of cilantro, parsley. edamame, green onion, toasted almond slivers and a dijon/red wine vinaigrette I whipped up. Good Sunday dinner on a chilly evening.

by Anonymousreply 48March 20, 2023 3:12 AM

Today is my food skip day and I have my prescriptions, my supplements, a potassium cap and 30 grams of protein powder.

Tomorrow is a food day.

Interesting, but ever since I added K2(mk7) I have not had hunger pangs.

Oops, time for my Red Light therapy.

by Anonymousreply 49March 20, 2023 3:24 AM

baked potatoes and green salad. It is my comfort food, when it is chill out.

by Anonymousreply 50March 21, 2023 4:49 AM

Supermarket rotisserie chicken with raspberry-lime sparkling water, and for dessert, a mini Haagen Dazs ice cream bar and some bite-sized lemon-cream wafers.

I hate to cook.

by Anonymousreply 51March 21, 2023 5:01 AM

i am hooked on those HD ice cream bars.

by Anonymousreply 52March 21, 2023 5:06 AM

^^ They are superior in taste and quality to many other well-known brands, especially the store ones.

by Anonymousreply 53March 21, 2023 5:11 AM

Sous vide corned beef glazed with cloves and honey mustard. Parsley red potatoes. Red and green sauteed cabbage. Braised carrots a la Greg. Soda bread and butter. Key lime pie from Whole Foods. Partner's oafish friend attended, bringing nothing but her appetite, eating like a pig and complaining about the dessert. Guessing she was raised by wolves.

by Anonymousreply 54March 21, 2023 5:25 AM

R4, did she rave about the carrots?

by Anonymousreply 55March 21, 2023 5:56 AM

I made zuppa di pesce and homemade Italian bread tonight. Pretty damn good.

by Anonymousreply 56March 21, 2023 5:58 AM

I just tried something which I thought was not going to work out but it turned out amazing. I put a few tablespoons of olive oil in a pan along with a laurel leaf, some oregano, alot of italian chili flakes, some pepper, sliced garlic and I left it in a very low flame until it simmered...I never let it simmer too long and removed the pan from the fire for a minute every once in a while to prevent the oil or the ingredients from burning...finally after a few minutes I added morsel sized pieces of chicken breast I had doused in some cornstarch and some chopped green onions...once the chicken was done I turned off the fire and added cooked spaghetti and some soy sauce. Finally I plated it up, adding a few drops of fish sauce, a squeeze of lemon juice and some more green onions. Turned out a million times better than I thought.....super good, though the noodles were even better at room temperature. The squirt of lemon juice is key.

Anyway, I had that...a sort of italian/asian fusion noodle/spaghetti thing. Highly recomend.

by Anonymousreply 57March 21, 2023 6:11 AM

Sirloins on sale at the Kroger with a Trader Joe Greek Salad.

Two oatmeal raisin cookies.

It's now midnight and I'm hungry again.

by Anonymousreply 58March 21, 2023 8:07 AM

I am getting hungry too.

by Anonymousreply 59March 21, 2023 8:08 AM

I thought the carrots were delicious, Greg. Our guest was too much of a clod to say so. This was a belated St Patrick's Day celebration and my partner said something like, "We'll have to do this every year." I thought, "not if you bring this cow." She was sprung on me at the last minute.

by Anonymousreply 60March 21, 2023 9:15 AM

Crispy Chilli Beef with plain rice. I didn't have the time or the motivation for the egg fried rice she mentions although I've made it in the past and it's good. I like this British woman, her recipes are good and not complicated.

I'll have some frozen dark cherries Iater, I like them partially thawed with a little bit of crunch to them.

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by Anonymousreply 61March 21, 2023 11:44 PM

[quote] I was tempted to open a jar of apple sauce I've had for quite a while, because I was craving something sweet, but used willpower to hold off on that.

Whew, dodged a bullet there. Apple sauce can be very tempting, but dangerous.

by Anonymousreply 62March 21, 2023 11:48 PM

IMO, the Haagen Dazs bars went down in quality. The “pints” are still good, though.

by Anonymousreply 63March 21, 2023 11:49 PM

I made a sweet and sour chicken stir fry. I was making a Sofrito for dinner later this week and beyond and I had chopped extra vegetables.

by Anonymousreply 64March 21, 2023 11:50 PM

I had some slop that was called chicken and rice pealof

by Anonymousreply 65March 21, 2023 11:51 PM

It’s pilaf, not pealof.

by Anonymousreply 66March 22, 2023 12:34 AM

Doing a vegetarian/cleanse week. Farro bowls with a variety of roasted and spiced vegetables, spinach falafel, hummus, cucumber salad, and spicy tahini sauce.

by Anonymousreply 67March 22, 2023 12:50 AM

Tonight is moussaka and Greek salad. Plus some of the loaf of bread I made yesterday.

I know. I type fat.

by Anonymousreply 68March 22, 2023 12:53 AM

R68 - how do you make your Greek salad?

by Anonymousreply 69March 22, 2023 12:58 AM

Bread and olives

by Anonymousreply 70March 22, 2023 1:01 AM

I have no idea but I'm starting to get hungry.

by Anonymousreply 71March 22, 2023 1:07 AM

English cucumber, green and whatever color pepper I have on hand, red onion, Kalamata olives, tomatoes, feta cheese, and dressing (lemon, extra-virgin olive oil, garlic, and oregano).

by Anonymousreply 72March 22, 2023 1:36 AM

Dustin, I appreciate that you don’t put lettuce in your Greek salad. Very authentic.

by Anonymousreply 73March 22, 2023 1:44 AM

r68, did you actually make your own Moussaka? Seems like a pain in the ass. Even my Greek mom wouldn't make it, but would get it from a deli or order it at restaurants. Every Fall I go to the Greek Food Festival at the local Orthodox church and bring a bunch home for the freezer and brave the old distant relatives who complain they never see me in Church and why am I still not married with children (I'm 61).

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by Anonymousreply 74March 22, 2023 2:11 AM

Yes, R74 - I actually made it. I used the broiler to make the eggplant, convection oven for the potatoes, and the stovetop for the meat sauce and bechamel. None of it is especially difficult but it is time-consuming. I did watch Cushing's video also used some of the recipe linked below. I went with my gut for a lot of it because I wasn't happy with going with just one recipe. I looked at several and took what I wanted from them.

FTR. I work from home and had little to do today.

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by Anonymousreply 75March 22, 2023 2:41 AM

Pigs in A Blanket and chocolate puddin' tarts.

by Anonymousreply 76March 22, 2023 3:07 AM

Lentil burgers with a poached egg and shredded carrot salad.

by Anonymousreply 77March 22, 2023 3:21 AM

My mom made "Moroccan tomato lentil soup" tonight. It was one of the best soups I've ever tasted.

by Anonymousreply 78March 22, 2023 3:23 AM

Beef korma. House smells AMAZING.

by Anonymousreply 79March 22, 2023 3:24 AM

Roasted pork loin with gravy, smashed redskin potatoes, and roasted brussel sprouts. Then two of my Lemon cookies from Fortnum & Mason with herb tea. Very satisfying.

by Anonymousreply 80March 22, 2023 3:26 AM

[R77}, sounds good. I would love your recipes for lentils burgers and carrot salad, please?

by Anonymousreply 81March 22, 2023 3:26 AM

I made Korean food: jjajangmyeon (black bean noodles), daegusal-jorim (spicy fish fillets), rice, oi-muchim (cucumber salad) and kkwarigochu-jjim (shishito peppers).

by Anonymousreply 82March 22, 2023 3:27 AM

Albondigas soup with tortellini and spinach. It was far too bland for my taste (my first time making it).

The side was a spinach-feta-strawberry salad, which saved the meal.

by Anonymousreply 83March 22, 2023 4:33 AM

R81 actually they were store bought (Goya) and the shredded carrot salad was just that, shredded carrot with some oil and vinegar lol. The egg made everything a bit more decadent and suntuous.

by Anonymousreply 84March 22, 2023 4:41 AM

Tonight I had a small Apple, Walnut with Chicken salad for dinner. For dessert I had a banana.

by Anonymousreply 85March 22, 2023 5:16 AM

Well yesterday was a Jack in the Box, DELUXE fish sandwich with extra tomato.

Today was a no food day, so it was pharmaceuticals, supplements and 40g of soy protein.

I like this website to juggle nutrition.

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by Anonymousreply 86March 22, 2023 6:50 AM

ugh, sounds heinous

by Anonymousreply 87March 22, 2023 2:41 PM

🌮 Tacos, made at home.

Right now for breakfast, it's a toss up between leftover tacos, or a banana bread Belvita Bar.

by Anonymousreply 88March 22, 2023 2:49 PM

Monday: Grillades and Grits

Tuesday: Roast Chicken, Mashed Potatoes, Potatoes, Braised Carrots, Gravy

by Anonymousreply 89March 22, 2023 2:57 PM

Wednesday: Prunes and sardines a la mode

by Anonymousreply 90March 22, 2023 2:59 PM

Thx r66 no wonder the misspelled line appeared after it,

by Anonymousreply 91March 22, 2023 3:03 PM

No, R90, but thanks for coming.

I haven't decided what I'll cook tonight but it will not be prunes and sardines.

I am having friends over for dinner this Saturday and would be happy to share my menu for that dinner.

by Anonymousreply 92March 22, 2023 3:37 PM

Like there's any chance she won't.

by Anonymousreply 93March 22, 2023 9:12 PM

I made one of my personal favorites, pepper steak. I do not make it Chinese style, I love the taste of beef so I like just a beefy gravy without all the Chinese spicing.

I first saute onions, cut to 1/2 by 1/2 pieces, then I saute bell peppers cut to roughly same size (I do saute a little fresh ginger with this though) place these in a large bowl and then I cut up a good steak meat to 1/2 inch by 1/4 inch as well. Gravy from the drippings, usually add 'better than bouillon' to get a beefier taste to the gravy, thickened with flour btw and water, cook till thickens and then put all the vegetables back in. Served over white rice. It really is my favorite. The best meat I've ever used is ny strip, which is pretty expensive so I don't often get that (but man it is good that way) I cook enough meat for several helpings.

It's a real comfort meal.

by Anonymousreply 94March 23, 2023 1:35 AM

Same old same old.

by Anonymousreply 95March 23, 2023 1:54 AM

I shouldn't have been so terse.

I'm having a little Vietnamese tonight.


by Anonymousreply 96March 23, 2023 1:55 AM

🤔 Are we supposed to come here EVERY night and share?

by Anonymousreply 97March 24, 2023 3:50 AM

r97, see you at 600...

by Anonymousreply 98March 24, 2023 4:05 AM

Fruity Pebbles

by Anonymousreply 99March 24, 2023 5:38 AM

I made this casserole from Pioneer Woman. Ground beef, tomato, sour cream, ricotta, noodles, and cheddar. I can't stop eating it. I had an aunt who used to make something similar, only with elbow macaroni. I like this version better.

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by Anonymousreply 100March 24, 2023 6:08 AM

A spatchcocked chicken. Salted and peppered and baked at 500 degrees for 45 minutes. The backbone is the best part. It turns into a chicken cracklin. I take the liver out after 15 minutes and eat that as an appetizer. Then I tossed some boiled potatoes in the juices and ate with sour cream and green onions. Later I made a stock with the carcass. I deglazed the pan the chicken was cooked in and throw that into the pot. Then some lemon ice cream. Just some condensed milk, heavy cream and lemon juice thrown into the ice cream maker. It came out tasting more like cream cheese ice cream. I think it needed more lemon juice. Very silky texture. Ate it with a Pepperidge farm chess man cookie.

by Anonymousreply 101March 24, 2023 7:46 AM

r101 I'm a big fan of lemon ice cream, and the damned stuff is hard to locate in stores, much easier to make it as you do. Adding extra lemon juice will just make it more acidic and watery, far better to add plenty of lemon zest, which will give you the flavor you're after. 🍋🍋 and more🍋

Last night I enjoyed slices of pork tenderloin, two actually, one mesquite and the other Italian herb style. Brussels sprouts, just halved and nuked. Small arugula salad with grape tomatoes and Brie. Iced tea and a TastyKake™ Coconut Creme pie for dessert.

by Anonymousreply 102March 24, 2023 1:17 PM

Please boycott all Goya products. They are huge Trump supporters, unrepentant, and homophobes. Don't give them your money.

by Anonymousreply 103March 24, 2023 3:17 PM

it's hard to avoid them at times

by Anonymousreply 104March 24, 2023 3:24 PM

I'm thinking of making Salmon croquettes. Haven't had them in years. My mother used to make them for Lent.

by Anonymousreply 105March 24, 2023 6:21 PM

R100 thanks for telling us how you made it (and the online recipe and pic !) because I think I'm going to try it. Looks delish!

by Anonymousreply 106March 24, 2023 8:33 PM

I'm making shrimp and tomato consomme for a dinner tomorrow night. I did a test run with some beef stock yesterday... the raft worked and I got a clear consomme. So here's hoping from the ground up.

Has anyone ever made consomme a day in advance and then reheated? Does the clarity retain? It's a pain in the ass to make but dammit it looks cool.

by Anonymousreply 107March 24, 2023 8:38 PM

Bread dough in bread machine right now to make a loaf of bread, braised pork in milk with mushrooms and coriander seed, mashed potatoes, collard greens with butter and garlic and some roast squash.

by Anonymousreply 108March 24, 2023 9:04 PM

And I don't use anything but the knead function.

by Anonymousreply 109March 24, 2023 9:05 PM

maybe pizza and a movie?

by Anonymousreply 110March 24, 2023 11:30 PM

Salad with celery, pear, blue cheese, walnuts and a lemon vinaigrette.

by Anonymousreply 111March 24, 2023 11:35 PM

Pork shoulder roasted with potatoes and carrots. Homemade gravy.

And also my marinated eggplant that I put up last summer.

by Anonymousreply 112March 25, 2023 12:28 AM

Toaster oven baked chicken thighs (bone and skin on, then removed after cooking, Israeli (pearl) couscous, asparagus boiled 5' in chicken broth, then tossed with S&P, olive oil, and lemon juice. Pinot Gris. Brownie from scratch (recipe posted on another thread). Pinot Noir.

by Anonymousreply 113March 25, 2023 1:12 AM

Pulled pork sandwiches. Easiest thing in the world if you have a slow cooker. It's a 2-minute prep (suck it, Rachael Ray).

Chunk up some onions, toss 'em in, top with raw pork shoulder, douse with barbecue sauce, and let it cook all day. Half an hour before you want to eat, take out the pork, shred it with forks, put back in the pot, and taste for seasonings.

Serve with homemade coleslaw — a bag of shredded cabbage in a sauce of mayo, vinegar, lemon juice and S&P.

by Anonymousreply 114March 25, 2023 1:18 AM

[quote]asparagus boiled 5' in chicken broth

How deep is your pot?

by Anonymousreply 115March 25, 2023 1:37 AM

R112, if it's not too involved, how do you make your marinated eggplant?

by Anonymousreply 116March 25, 2023 1:41 AM

Where's the brownie recipe? Nom nom nom. I have one that bakes a dense, dry, very chocolately brownie. Always curious about others.

by Anonymousreply 117March 25, 2023 1:41 AM

Ordered Crown Fried Chicken from GrubHub. The sent me three orders but they only charged me for one. I’m trying not to be a fat whore, but here we are.

by Anonymousreply 118March 25, 2023 1:45 AM

So far, just some Robin's Eggs (Whoppers) malted milk balls. The coating on the "eggs" has changed. Used to be more vibrant and shiny.

by Anonymousreply 119March 25, 2023 2:02 AM

R116 - How's your Italian? LOL.

Here's the link to Tiziana Mani In Pasta's recipe. The ingredients are listed in English in addition to Italian.

You can basically see what she's doing. The part where she's putting them in the jars is a little weak. You can see how she starts, but only shows it once. You repeat the layering in the jars until you get to the top. Top with oil and push down any eggplant that goes above the oil. Let sit partially covered for 7 to 8 hours. Then put the tops on the jars. The salt and vinegar kill any bacteria. The oil keeps it anaerobic. You can give them a little tap before you cover the jars to make sure to get out any bubbles. You can use all olive oil or a mix of sunflower and olive oil. The boiling time in the vinegar and water is 90 seconds. Feel free to ask me more if you need.

by Anonymousreply 120March 25, 2023 4:09 AM

Of course, I forgot the link.

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by Anonymousreply 121March 25, 2023 4:10 AM

Half a calzone (bland sausage, but oooh that ricotta and mozzarella) and two slices of pizza topped with everything.

I have a salad I could eat, but I’m thinking of taking a walk to buy lots of HFCS candy.

by Anonymousreply 122March 25, 2023 4:23 AM

pizza and a green salad.

potatoes skins, a healthier version.

plant based ice cream sundae.


by Anonymousreply 123March 25, 2023 6:49 AM

Salad, when did I have salad?

by Anonymousreply 124March 25, 2023 7:23 AM

r117, re-posted the brownie debate thread below. The recipe I used is @ r52. They were excellent! I weighed the dry ingredients instead of using a measuring cup, ended up needing to add about 3/4 tablespoon of oil to the mixture with the melted butter mixture, used Droste brand Dutch process cocoa powder, and a twee real vanilla ex$tract, and added the optional chopped walnuts because life is too short for mediocre brownies. I have a crappy gas oven that's too humid for cold, rainy SF, so ended up baking for 40' instead of the 20-30' called for in the recipe. Best damn brownies I've ever made.

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by Anonymousreply 125March 25, 2023 10:14 AM

[quote]plant based ice cream sundae.

As opposed to a pulled pork sundae with caramel lard sauce?

by Anonymousreply 126March 25, 2023 11:38 AM

Last night I made a Reuben sandwich. I used Boar's head corned beef and swiss cheese, Sabrett sauerkraut, Marie's Thousand Island Dressing and Arnold seedless Jewish rye bread.

Half a container of Talenti Raspberry Sorbetto.

I'm posting this now because I couldn't post it then as DL was on primetime and I was being shunned. I'll be happy to pay just as soon as an "Edit" feature is added to the offerings here and I no longer have to be concerned about the grammar and syntax police.

by Anonymousreply 127March 25, 2023 12:32 PM

I made 100% home made chinese dumplings for the 1st time. Giving myself a solid B...the filling (classic pirk and cabbage) came out great....the wrapping/dough....not so much, but still eatable. I'll continue to perfect it, for a 1st try it wasnt bad at all.

by Anonymousreply 128March 25, 2023 1:58 PM

R125... thanks... they look very moist... mine uses more butter and vanilla, but less sugar and flour. The principal difference was mine uses melted unsweetened chocolate and no cocoa. Interesting how small differences can produce such a different outcome. My brownies are unlike any other (and I suspect most people don't really like them) because they are dry, not moist, but man I love them.

by Anonymousreply 129March 25, 2023 2:27 PM

[quote] I'm posting this now because I couldn't post it then as DL was on primetime and I was being shunned. I'll be happy to pay just as soon as an "Edit" feature is added to the offerings here and I no longer have to be concerned about the grammar and syntax police.

It's only $1.99 per month. We've all had to deal with grammar police. It's part of DL. I have a pretty thin skin, but there are a lot worse ways to be roasted online.

by Anonymousreply 130March 25, 2023 7:03 PM

[quote] I weighed the dry ingredients instead of using a measuring cup

Yes, that's the best and easiest way. Not sure why everyone's so stuck on measuring cups. Scales are so much better and cheaper than they used to be.

by Anonymousreply 131March 25, 2023 7:04 PM

Shrimp consomme, beef tenderloin, these french things I bought at a bakery that are like a small sponge cake filled with vanilla cream and rum.

by Anonymousreply 132March 25, 2023 7:25 PM

Alright I have to say it. It seems odd to me that we're discussing food here and absent is... let's just say Beetlejuice.

by Anonymousreply 133March 25, 2023 7:27 PM

Marinated a less expensive cut of steak in a teriyaki sauce. Will have it with a salad and baked potato.

by Anonymousreply 134March 25, 2023 11:58 PM

Trying to increase my dark leafy greens and use a butternut squash, so I am attempting a homemade curry with both and will add chickpeas as well for more protein. I'm still deciding if I want to make brown rice or have naan instead.

by Anonymousreply 135March 26, 2023 12:02 AM

Oats Royale with Carrot Crudités.

As always.

Now naff off!

by Anonymousreply 136March 26, 2023 12:15 AM

It tasted like shit

by Anonymousreply 137March 26, 2023 12:23 AM

A tequila lime chicken burrito from Beto's Corner.

by Anonymousreply 138March 26, 2023 12:34 AM

I am going to wait until the fat whore rush hour and then I am going to stuff myself with KFC chicken. Then, I will shop for sensible foods at an overpriced grocery store that changes aisles as random. The joke’s on them; I will be shopping with a buzz.

by Anonymousreply 139March 26, 2023 12:49 AM

Hi Murica...me and the boyfren are fixin up sum nace spam and tater chip sandwiches. I think he plopped a can of pork n beans in thar too. You guys eat to fancy fur me!!

by Anonymousreply 140March 26, 2023 12:51 AM

I wonder if Janet Reno felt that, as a woman, she needed to prove she wasn't afraid to make heads roll.

There was a skit on SNL of Reno walking into a room, eschewing a door, and busting through drywall.

by Anonymousreply 141March 26, 2023 12:57 AM

A grilled chicken salad with pecans and Italian salad dressing.

by Anonymousreply 142March 26, 2023 12:58 AM

Capellini alla marinara, with grated Parmigiano-Reggiano.

by Anonymousreply 143March 26, 2023 1:00 AM

I made Tandoori steak and little thin fries (in the air fryer). Came out delicious. Opened a nice Cab. Nice dinner, but I am so alone and so tired.

by Anonymousreply 144March 26, 2023 1:25 AM

I had some Trader Joe’s pastry bites with caramelized onion and feta cheese. I ate 5, which is too many. I’m taking Ozempic and if you eat too much you’re going to have abdominal pain. It’s all I’ve eaten today and it’s repeating on me.

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by Anonymousreply 145March 26, 2023 1:56 AM

Your mom.

by Anonymousreply 146March 26, 2023 1:59 AM

Those look dangerous, r145

by Anonymousreply 147March 26, 2023 2:05 AM

I broiled pork chops, had with apple sauce, broccoli and salad. My niece is visiting and brought me a cupcake from a bridal shower but I was too full. I will save it for tomorrow.

by Anonymousreply 148March 26, 2023 2:13 AM

Grilled loin lamb chops seasoned with homemade za'atar and olive oil, roasted cauliflower with turmeric, paprika, cayenne, and orzo with romano cheese. Everything came really good.

by Anonymousreply 149March 26, 2023 2:19 AM

I ate a bag of frozen mixed vegetables. I poured several spices on them to try to give them some flavor, but it was still bland. I need some better spices.

by Anonymousreply 150March 26, 2023 3:36 AM

I think you need some better vegetables.

by Anonymousreply 151March 26, 2023 4:22 AM

Leftover Chinese takeout (combination chow fun). There was only a bit left so I had a beef tamale a few hours later.

by Anonymousreply 152March 26, 2023 4:35 AM

Salmon filet....salad with kale and califlower rice.....bakes sweet potato wedges with salt/pepper, olive oil and smoked paprika.

by Anonymousreply 153March 26, 2023 4:36 AM


by Anonymousreply 154March 26, 2023 4:36 AM

Rib eye steaks, mashed potatoes, corn and carrots.

by Anonymousreply 155March 26, 2023 4:43 AM

Dinner will be my handy dandy, easy peasy Baked Feta Cheese Pasta that is my go-to when I'm feeling lazy and/or down in the dumps.

Dessert will be apple pie from The Fresh Market. I like that The Fresh Market sells half a pie for us singletons and I must say their apple pie is very good and nothing like the average supermarket pie, far superior.

Bonus ASMR in this video:

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by Anonymousreply 156March 26, 2023 7:46 PM

Chicken gyro with tzatziki sauce.

by Anonymousreply 157March 26, 2023 10:55 PM

Spaghetti and meatballs with sausage over angel hair pasta. Chocolate cake for desert.

by Anonymousreply 158March 26, 2023 10:59 PM

Left-over Kenji spinach lasagna and carrots glazed in honey garlic.

by Anonymousreply 159March 26, 2023 11:33 PM

Just a mixed green salad, but I'm having it with RUSSIAN dressing.

Love the dressing, but hate that I have to fine-sieve it to remove the microchips.

With toasted almonds.


by Anonymousreply 160March 26, 2023 11:44 PM

R160 don't just hate those microchips getting caught in your teef? Thanks for the laugh

by Anonymousreply 161March 27, 2023 12:01 AM

opps *don't you

by Anonymousreply 162March 27, 2023 12:01 AM

I have a pizza with sausage, onions and peppers and a salad.

by Anonymousreply 163March 27, 2023 12:28 AM

I'm having old school cravings so I just made a white sauce with a cup of mozzarella and gouda (leftover) cheese blended in. It's going to become a tuna casserole.

by Anonymousreply 164March 27, 2023 1:45 AM

I had a breakfast burrito with egg, bacon, and transcendent habanero salsa on the side. The tortilla was browned on a gas stove burner. Heavenly.

by Anonymousreply 165March 27, 2023 3:47 AM

Udon noodles

by Anonymousreply 166March 27, 2023 3:47 AM

Meat loaf, baked potato with sour cream and steamed broccoli - I'm stuffed!

by Anonymousreply 167March 27, 2023 4:28 AM

Chipotle bowl with their chips. The chips are saltier than fritos.

by Anonymousreply 168March 27, 2023 4:44 AM

Who keeps posting "What are you having for dinner" threads?

Next, it will be "Post naked pictures of yourself eating dinner"

by Anonymousreply 169March 27, 2023 5:34 AM

R169 mmmmmmm sounds like fun. Better go and iron my best caftan while you set up the thread.....waiting, waiting.....

by Anonymousreply 170March 27, 2023 5:38 AM

roasted eggplant, green salad and vegetarian pizza

by Anonymousreply 171March 27, 2023 6:36 AM

Tonight was no dinner, after a hefty late lunch of leftover grilled lamb chops, rice, Skordalia, and stuffed aubergines. I've been enjoying some Ballentine's Scotch, and a few Marlboro Reds, and a little grass in place of dinner. There may be room for dessert... Time will tell! Still feeling quite stuffed.

by Anonymousreply 172March 27, 2023 6:41 AM

R74 I make it all the time, and I'm not even Greek! It's totally worth it. My partner, or quasi husband is half Greek, and he loves the Christine Cushing recipe, but I make it using half lamb mince/half beef mince in my rendition. It is one of those dishes that freezes well, if you don't happen to have a lot of guests at table.

My family is Jewish, yet my mum always made this; she was a cook by trade. She always used lamb mince, but I like the combination of beef and lamb. I love Cushing, but wonder what her dad had going on that he only used beef mince. I love many of her recipes, having watched her on Canadian TV for years, but this dish is ordinarily prepared with lamb.. at least in the UK andGreece it is, and in my partner's family.

by Anonymousreply 173March 27, 2023 7:27 AM

Latin American Black Bean Bowl with roasted veggies. So good.

by Anonymousreply 174March 28, 2023 9:39 AM

I'm not sure what I'm making tonight. Last night I made shrimp & grits.

by Anonymousreply 175March 28, 2023 3:34 PM

I'm making pepper steak for dinner this evening. I hate, absolutely hate cooking, but I don't mind making this.

by Anonymousreply 176March 28, 2023 3:37 PM

Mmmm....pepper steak sounds good. Say more about it.

How do you prepare it and what do you serve with it?

by Anonymousreply 177March 28, 2023 3:42 PM

Moussaka is so good. My mom used to make it and she omitted the potatoes and she always used beef. Was still a bit of a pain to make, but very delicious even without the potatoes. I’ve made it with ground turkey as well. Came out great, but definitely needs that 24 hours for the flavors to meld.

by Anonymousreply 178March 28, 2023 6:07 PM

[quote] Alright I have to say it. It seems odd to me that we're discussing food here and absent is... let's just say Beetlejuice.

I contributed to this thread earlier.

by Anonymousreply 179March 28, 2023 11:50 PM

pasta primavera for spring.

by Anonymousreply 180March 29, 2023 1:21 AM

Two pints of Carlsberg, and a Jumbo Vienna Beef frank, with white onion, dill relish, and Colman's mustard. I'm not a bottom, yet I always insist on the Jumbos because I am secretly a size queen..

by Anonymousreply 181March 29, 2023 5:04 AM

I had milk-soaked, cornmeal-crusted catfish, white rice, a green salad, and a couple pieces of sushi as an appetizer, chocolate chip cookie for dessert.

by Anonymousreply 182March 29, 2023 7:30 AM

Thai food

by Anonymousreply 183March 29, 2023 10:02 AM

R183 I like Thigh food.

by Anonymousreply 184March 29, 2023 10:08 AM

Last night I made Creamy Pork Stew, via Chef John's recipe. It's a lot of work, seriously but the payoff is there.

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by Anonymousreply 185March 29, 2023 5:18 PM

Pesce all'Acqua Pazza ("fish in crazy water")

Cod...no prunes.

Tomatoes, green olives, kalamata olives, capers, crushed red pepper, parsley, and garlic flavor the water you cook the the fish in. The olives and capers are my addition because they are low-carb and add some bulk.

by Anonymousreply 186March 30, 2023 12:44 AM

Slice of pizza and a baked sweet potato.

by Anonymousreply 187March 30, 2023 12:45 AM

I’m eating like a third grader tonight - baked hot dogs and curly fries, cheap buns, canned chili as topping, and curly fries. This will be washed down with a Diet Coke. I may be out of weed, so things might change.

by Anonymousreply 188March 30, 2023 1:52 AM

Hopefully, YOU!

by Anonymousreply 189March 30, 2023 2:01 AM

[quote] Cod...no prunes.

Dustin (R186), you've always been a disappointment to your father and me.

by Anonymousreply 190April 5, 2023 6:13 PM

baked potato with roast chicken.

by Anonymousreply 191April 5, 2023 6:39 PM

Steak and black bean burritos

by Anonymousreply 192April 5, 2023 8:36 PM

Vivian Vance's liver with a side of Fava Beans.

by Anonymousreply 193April 5, 2023 10:20 PM

Gin and regrets after a terrible day of work.

by Anonymousreply 194April 5, 2023 10:23 PM

Cadbury mini eggs

by Anonymousreply 195April 5, 2023 10:26 PM

oatmeal w/blackberries

by Anonymousreply 196April 6, 2023 12:19 AM

Still recovering from food poisoning (likely norovirus) from last week and am on the BRAT diet: Bananas, Rice, Applesauce, and Toast. Had an Imidium tablet, half cup of steamed white rice and some miso soup for dinner, with Pedialyte pairings.

by Anonymousreply 197April 6, 2023 5:34 AM

Pork chops marinated in terryaki sauce and baked. Was delicious. Brussel sprouts.

by Anonymousreply 198April 6, 2023 6:49 AM

Chicken A La King

by Anonymousreply 199April 6, 2023 8:48 PM

Roast chicken



by Anonymousreply 200April 6, 2023 8:52 PM

Grilled chicken and broccoli rabe on an Italian roll, sprinkled with parmigiano regiano. Really looking forward to it.

by Anonymousreply 201April 6, 2023 9:09 PM

I was in the mood for something nostalgic last night and our weather isn't great so I wanted comfort food only my own version. I sauteed one white potato and some brussel sprouts in Olive oil with a yellow onion chopped up. I bought some hot italian sausage (chicken sausage) from the market, and baked them in my toaster oven, then cut them up and dumped them in to the pan with the brussel sprouts and potatoes. I added about 3 ounces of water to the pan and let it cook on medium low for about 12 minutes. It was delicious.

by Anonymousreply 202April 6, 2023 9:32 PM

homemade chicken taquitos served with guacamole.

by Anonymousreply 203April 6, 2023 10:31 PM

Moo ping. We had it at a Thai restaurant in Houston (Final Four) and fell in love with it. I had everything on hand to make it so I'm giving it a shot. With some jasmine rice and stir-fried broccoli.

by Anonymousreply 204April 6, 2023 10:59 PM

Chicken pot pie (single serving size)

Organic ice cream sandwich for dessert

by Anonymousreply 205April 7, 2023 12:26 AM

Fried catfish and canned peach halves in heavy syrup

by Anonymousreply 206April 7, 2023 12:34 AM

Ham and cheddar cheese on sourdough bread, w/mayo and a little Dijon mustard. Drinking some Simply limeade, and will have a couple York peppermint patties later.

by Anonymousreply 207April 7, 2023 12:41 AM

I made shakshuka with feta cheese, using farm fresh eggs from my sister-in-law. Picked up some pita from this awesome place in BK called Sahadi.

Then a chocolate chip cookie from Breads Bakery off of union sq.

Fucking awesome overall, gotta say.

by Anonymousreply 208April 7, 2023 12:51 AM

R208 I’m sure some of your food will taste like shit

by Anonymousreply 209April 7, 2023 1:08 AM

I rearranged my freezer today to throw away anything I didn't want as I've run out of room and - it was like a rainbow shot out of my freezer when I discovered one last portion of Shepherd's Pie I made a few months ago.

I just finished eating it (with a large green salad, little dressing) and Oh.My.God. I'd forgotten how good this had turned out. It was like a mouthgasm, it was so damn delicious. I need to make more and have this in my freezer at all times. Just so tasty and satisfying. I feel like having a cigarette, and I don't even smoke.

by Anonymousreply 210April 7, 2023 3:17 AM

I had a chopped liver on rye sandwich from a local deli. Chopped chicken livers are such a humble thing, and I had forgotten how delicious they are. Have it maybe twice a year. Also had coleslaw, dill pickle and potato salad. Life is good.

by Anonymousreply 211April 8, 2023 12:48 AM

Spinach Kachapurri.....delivered, not home made.Scrumptious....link for those who dont know what it is

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by Anonymousreply 212April 8, 2023 2:35 AM

Meatless meatloaf

by Anonymousreply 213April 8, 2023 2:36 AM

god there are some fabulous dinners on here. R202 yeah that sounds great! Inventive :) R210 I love Shepherd pie. I get it! R212 that looks good :) Thanks for the pic! Going to check that out.

I just had a barbequed hamburger but it's not up to snuff for this thread.

by Anonymousreply 214April 8, 2023 3:33 AM

Smoked turkey sausage, cheesy rice and green beans.

by Anonymousreply 215April 8, 2023 6:19 AM

Black ramen and then Dove chocolate.

by Anonymousreply 216April 8, 2023 6:24 AM

Za'atar bread pizza with tomatoes and feta, and a salad of pasta, salmon, and spinach.

by Anonymousreply 217April 8, 2023 10:13 PM

[quote]I feel like having a cigarette, and I don't even smoke.

You could eat it.

by Anonymousreply 218April 8, 2023 10:16 PM

We're having fish sticks tonight.

by Anonymousreply 219April 8, 2023 11:20 PM

I'm having a friend for dinner (not that way.)

Chestnut soup to start and then chicken stuffed with a little cream cheese and roasted red pepper.

The chestnut soup turned out to be such a happy surprise. I thought the recipe was intriguing so I tried making it yesterday as I wanted to be able to find out if it was dire or not. It is absolutely delicious. Mildly sweet and nutty.

by Anonymousreply 220April 8, 2023 11:42 PM

I don't like any nuts except peanuts. Don't know if I've ever had a chestnut before, though.

by Anonymousreply 221April 9, 2023 1:11 AM

[r220] can you post the recipe for this chestnut soup. it does sound intriguing? Love to have pics if you took some.

by Anonymousreply 222April 9, 2023 1:36 AM

A friend's care package of brisket braised with vegetables and potato kugel, which is almost like a potato bread or casserole.

by Anonymousreply 223April 9, 2023 2:01 AM

Popeyes tonight!

by Anonymousreply 224April 9, 2023 2:13 AM

Ossobuco. I didnt feel like cooking so I didnt do anything fancy with it, just stuck a couple of ossobuco "steaks" in the oven with a little bit of salt and pepper. Delicious...it is INCREDIBLY cheap cut too. Yes, you have to cut some fat away and its not super tender (though not really tough either) but its super flavorful and you have the added bonus of yummy bone marrow to spead on bread.

by Anonymousreply 225April 9, 2023 2:55 AM

R222... I had a friend in for dinner... she loved it. It's going in my old faithful file. Easy, delicious, distinct. Link below... I omitted the cream (because it had a silky quality I was happy with) and the sherry (for lack of it.). I didn't fry the parsley either. There's only so many hours in the day.

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by Anonymousreply 226April 9, 2023 5:24 AM

Brisket and veggies cut up and made into soup with Better than Bouillon and Reames egg noodles. Would work with pot roast, too. Very comforting.

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by Anonymousreply 227April 10, 2023 5:47 PM

R10 Do you make your shepherd's pie with lamb or beef.

by Anonymousreply 228April 17, 2023 4:33 PM

^ leftover roast lamb meat, wether from a leg or shoulder.

by Anonymousreply 229April 17, 2023 7:29 PM

Where's Beetle juice these days? I dare not post his name but I sure savour the absence.

by Anonymousreply 230April 17, 2023 7:35 PM

Chicken Fajitas. Won’t be as good as Fajitas made in a restaurant, but still good.

by Anonymousreply 231April 17, 2023 7:47 PM

Today: Medium rare London Broil, and a spinach salad w/slivered sweet onions, multicolored "snacking" tomatoes, cucumber, and balsamic vinaigrette. And water.

by Anonymousreply 232April 17, 2023 7:54 PM

[quote] "Do you make your shepherd's pie with lamb or beef."

By definition, Shepherd's Pie is made with lamb, R228. Cottage Pie is beef (and the one I personally prefer, but usually only in cold weather).

I had a lamb chop just once, and didn't care for the flavor. So sheep are safe with me! Deer, however...are not. I love venison.

by Anonymousreply 233April 17, 2023 11:09 PM

Salmon and broccoli

by Anonymousreply 234April 17, 2023 11:13 PM

The Pioneer Woman's Sour Cream Noodle Bake. It's really good.

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by Anonymousreply 235April 17, 2023 11:21 PM

^ Fat whore.

by Anonymousreply 236April 17, 2023 11:32 PM

What are you having, fat whore r236?

by Anonymousreply 237April 17, 2023 11:35 PM

A bit of grilled beef tenderloin, a few roasted potatoes and asparagus. (I'm not usually so virtuous.)

by Anonymousreply 238April 17, 2023 11:37 PM

R238 you are such a fat whore

by Anonymousreply 239April 17, 2023 11:39 PM

Fish and 🥒 cucumber salad

by Anonymousreply 240April 17, 2023 11:46 PM

Grilled marinated sirloin steak, spinach sauteed in olive oil with garlic and red pepper flakes, and sauteed mushrooms. The steak may not be great. I started marinating it on Saturday intending to grill it yesterday, but we got sidetracked (a party, then a bar). We'll see how it turns out.

On the plus side, We were hungry when we got home so it was "spaghetti mezzanotte" time. I made bucatini carbonara that turned out so fucking good I wanted to cry. LOL. I don't normally carry on about my own cooking but it did come exceptionally good. I had pancetta and imported bucatini and pecorino in hand and it showed in the results.

by Anonymousreply 241April 17, 2023 11:59 PM

Today a banana and 35 gr of soy protein.

The joys of autophagic ketosis.

by Anonymousreply 242April 18, 2023 12:05 AM

[quote] Where's Beetle juice these days? I dare not post his name but I sure savour the absence.

Keep savoring.

by Anonymousreply 243April 18, 2023 12:08 AM
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