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What was the last meal you cooked?

k8eekinsk8eekins Posts: 1,017Member Member Posts: 1,017Member Member
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Value the food/meal photo blogs, especially the home prepared eats, so here goes this one, since Natty_or_Not's primary thread, has disappeared.
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  • 777Gemma888777Gemma888 Posts: 4,390Member Member Posts: 4,390Member Member
    Thanks sis!

    Simple dinner. Oven baked salmon with a mix of store bought salad mix and garden finds and cheese. Ran out of blue vein and feta.

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    Yesterday's meal after breaking our fast ... Salad. Spicy minced beef stuffed onion bacon bombs. Eggplant parmesana with flame charred garden tomatoes.

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    The dinner before that ... Mash. Broccoli. Oven baked chicken

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    Fried cod. CauliCous. Avocado bacon pepper and orange blossom onions.
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    edited August 7
  • lynn_glenmontlynn_glenmont Posts: 5,159Member Member Posts: 5,159Member Member
    I'm in the northern hemisphere, so this time of year, most of my from-scratch meals are veggies and fruits I can eat cold, maybe some toasted bread or English muffins spread with hummus and topped with raw tomatoes and cucumbers, maybe some cheese ... anything that doesn't heat up the kitchen and the house. I will boil a small pot of water for corn. If I want animal flesh, it's most likely either cold deli meat, cold rotisserie chicken, or canned fish. Canned beans are fine cold.

    It's probably been close to two weeks since I literally cooked a meal -- it was tofu and scrambled eggs with sauteed onions and curry seasoning, followed by a second course of salad (romaine, lettuce, avocado, and bacon). I cooked the entire package of bacon at once in the oven (in the long run, it heats up the house less than cooking a small batch multiple times on top of the stove, and I don't care for the way microwaved bacon smells), then I had it to use in salads and BLTs, or to pair with a waffle or toast at breakfast, or just to munch on like jerky for a snack.
  • allisonlane161allisonlane161 Posts: 268Member Member Posts: 268Member Member
    Last night's dinner was a huge salad with carnitas on top, mango salsa and raspberry balsamic vinegar. Today's breakfast was buckwheat groats made with cashew milk, homemade yogurt, and turbo chocolate protein powder. I do most of my cooking in an instant pot and air fryer.
  • hesn92hesn92 Posts: 4,808Member Member Posts: 4,808Member Member
    Last night my husband grilled chicken thighs (marinade was soy sauce, pineapple, brown sugar, sriracha, ketchup, garlic and ginger, yum) And I made a sheet pan of roasted veggies, baked potatoes, and rolls.
  • tcunbelievertcunbeliever Posts: 5,400Member Member Posts: 5,400Member Member
    beef roast with potatoes, carrots, and onions in a creamy mushroom sauce
  • kelly_stevens81kelly_stevens81 Posts: 77Member Member Posts: 77Member Member
    Quick oats for breakfast this morning and blueberries with yogurt for dessert last night. However the last real cooking I did was yesterday when i made homemade black bean and sweet potato burgers. They turned out good and were fairly easy to make.
  • puffbratpuffbrat Posts: 817Member Member Posts: 817Member Member
    Grilled chicken breast with heirloom tomato and zucchini galette.
  • NessiechickieNessiechickie Posts: 1,397Member Member Posts: 1,397Member Member
    Pork chops in mushroom soup and extra seasoning.
    Put on BBQ with salted cheese curds.
    Salad and corn on the cob done in foil .. all on the BBQ
  • 777Gemma888777Gemma888 Posts: 4,390Member Member Posts: 4,390Member Member
    We had leftover mince from the onion bacon bombs, so we decided to make Keto lasagna. Used a mix of cheeses with Italian herbs and 1/4 cup of coconut flour to achieve a dough we could roll out and cut. Baked lemon chili chicken thighs. Caramelised onions with garlic and slithered almonds French beans.

    **Too hot to eat atm, so we'll see if we're going to rustle up a fresh salad to go with the lasagna at least.

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    edited August 8
  • amgreenwellamgreenwell Posts: 1,158Member Member Posts: 1,158Member Member
    Roasted thyme and garlic pork tenderloin with black eyed peas
  • k8eekinsk8eekins Posts: 1,017Member Member Posts: 1,017Member Member
    GreenValli wrote: »
    For lunch, pulled pork for sandwiches, with baby carrots and spinach. I used a crockpot overnight for the pork. and did the rest this morning.

    @GreenValli What a treat of a fulfilling meaty sandwich to have for lunch. I've not once encountered disappointment when using the slow cooker for our SW BBQ pulled pork. Alternative methods of preparation, to smoke or roast it - is a lot to do most times, unfortunately.
    Pork chops In mushroom soup and extra seasoning.
    Put on BBQ with salted cheese curds.
    Salad and corn on the cob done in foil .. all on the BBQ

    @Nessiechickie BBQ-ed meaty goodness and creamy deliciousness ... Corn on the cob sweetness and the needed salad as the portion anchor is well worth your efforts.
    Roasted thyme and garlic pork tenderloin with black eyed peas

    @amgreenwell Was it a sheet pan roast dinner? Herbed butter - thyme and garlic?
    Last night's dinner was a huge salad with carnitas on top, mango salsa and raspberry balsamic vinegar. Today's breakfast was buckwheat groats made with cashew milk, homemade yogurt, and turbo chocolate protein powder. I do most of my cooking in an instant pot and air fryer.

    @allisonlane With these on going heat waves, your loaded dinner salad looks awfully good ... And I'm shamelessly glued to mango salsa and the raspberry balsamic vinegar - Yum.
    edited August 9
  • k8eekinsk8eekins Posts: 1,017Member Member Posts: 1,017Member Member
    Last night's dinner was a one-pan chicken and rice with tons of basil and steamed squash

    @amgreenwell Homemade basil-herbed rice, is the best. Squash always is quite the favourite, for its versatility, especially with chicken and fish.
    hesn92 wrote: »
    Last night my husband grilled chicken thighs (marinade was soy sauce, pineapple, brown sugar, sriracha, ketchup, garlic and ginger, yum) And I made a sheet pan of roasted veggies, baked potatoes, and rolls.

    @hsn92 How I envy your palate for having enjoyed those thighs with that awesome marinade. Always is inspiring to see couples like you, work the preparations for your dinner plates together.
    acpgee wrote: »

    @acpgee Forgive me this infringement, but would you please share your lean meat of choice for your Sunday dinner?
    puffbrat wrote: »
    Grilled chicken breast with heirloom tomato and zucchini galette.

    @puffbrat I've not had a galette for sometime. I can only imagine ....
    I wanted some chicken for dinner last night, and I like pan roasted tomatoes..so I put this together.

    Pan seared (cast iron, of course) chicken breasts, green peppers, onions, green beans, and cherry tomatoes in a white wine reduction sauce. Made enough for 2 people, but the entire dish was just a hair under 700 calories (see my diary for 8/7/2018-Dinner). I weighed everything to the gram. Please excuse the dirty stove top, it needs cleaning.

    It was amazing.

    @jasondjulian The cast iron just makes food taste more delectable than imagined possible I find. I miss cast iron outdoor cooking. Especially like your dinner [email protected] calories.

    Am confident that a good majority of us don't at all mind your stove top, genuinely appreciative. The kitchen is the heart of all homes; A show of love, that (big smile).
    edited August 9
  • k8eekinsk8eekins Posts: 1,017Member Member Posts: 1,017Member Member
    I'm in the northern hemisphere, so this time of year, most of my from-scratch meals are veggies and fruits I can eat cold, maybe some toasted bread or English muffins spread with hummus and topped with raw tomatoes and cucumbers, maybe some cheese ... anything that doesn't heat up the kitchen and the house. I will boil a small pot of water for corn. If I want animal flesh, it's most likely either cold deli meat, cold rotisserie chicken, or canned fish. Canned beans are fine cold.

    It's probably been close to two weeks since I literally cooked a meal -- it was tofu and scrambled eggs with sauteed onions and curry seasoning, followed by a second course of salad (romaine, lettuce, avocado, and bacon). I cooked the entire package of bacon at once in the oven (in the long run, it heats up the house less than cooking a small batch multiple times on top of the stove, and I don't care for the way microwaved bacon smells), then I had it to use in salads and BLTs, or to pair with a waffle or toast at breakfast, or just to munch on like jerky for a snack.

    @lynn_glenmont Having to be season conscious, with where you presently are, thank you ever so much for having us all privy, how you're opting to manage your daily nutrition. I myself have experienced having to cook in a kitchen, with a ridiculous setting for heat sensitivity.
    beef roast with potatoes, carrots, and onions in a creamy mushroom sauce

    @tcunbelievr Juicy roast beef and the crispy crunchiness of roasted potatoes, with your choice of gravy, must've been heavenly.
    Quick oats for breakfast this morning and blueberries with yogurt for dessert last night. However the last real cooking I did was yesterday when i made homemade black bean and sweet potato burgers. They turned out good and were fairly easy to make.

    @kelly_stevens81 That is one palate-pleasing vegan burger with that combination. Which sauce did you choose to go with, for your burger?
  • elsie6hickmanelsie6hickman Posts: 2,898Member Member Posts: 2,898Member Member
    I took the easy road tonight and grilled a tuna steak, and I cut up some tomatoes with some fresh mozzarella on which I put 1 TBSP of red wine vinaigrette and sliced cucumbers with a dash of white wine vinegar and snipped dill. I have a bit of the challenge because my husband is diabetic, so I always have to watch carbs as well as calories.
    I 100% agree about cast iron. It spreads the heat evenly and it can go into the oven. One of my cast iron fry pans was handed down to me from my grandmother when I married.
  • elsie6hickmanelsie6hickman Posts: 2,898Member Member Posts: 2,898Member Member
    I don't know if this is the right place to post, but I bought myself a Cuisinart indoor grill a year ago. It lets you pick your category (chicken, pork, meat, fish) and it alerts you to the doneness. I use it almost every day. It was a bit pricey, but when I break down the cost per use, it was really cheap. And the non-stick panels go into the dishwasher. It beats getting the grill up all the time.
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