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Khan 12-31-2008 08:07 PM

New Year's dinner
 
Shrimp or gizzards?

73ss454 12-31-2008 08:11 PM

Nah, honey backed ham, penne ala vodka and a bunch of other stuff.

Nords 12-31-2008 08:17 PM

Meatloaf!

It's not my night to cook, so I'm not complaining about the menu...

Alan 12-31-2008 08:25 PM

Lamb chops here.

crazy connie 12-31-2008 08:37 PM

Shrimp Florentine was yummy with Angel Hair. Even Magnificent Maggie the bulldog enjoyed some.

thefed 01-01-2009 12:03 AM

somehow we end up eating, as tradition, steak, peel n eat shrimp, steamed lobster tail, and ribs....what a combo huh? just a few ribs as appetizers with the shrimp- then the steak n lobster



mmmmm it was sooooo good

Midpack 01-01-2009 12:29 AM

You don't want to know, 7 courses...

Danny 01-01-2009 12:32 AM

Ham & scalloped potatoes

tmm99 01-01-2009 01:54 AM

Turkey and Ravioli

CuppaJoe 01-01-2009 04:51 AM

Met old friends in tourist area. Dinner with view of boat harbor. Merlot, calamari, warm salmon salad, coffee, brownie sundae. Crowds everywhere, hotels are full this week. Mostly very young people milling around. We declined the great:p opportunity to board fishing boats for 2 hour $40 ride out into the surprisingly warm evening to watch fireworks. SO gets seasick and other couple never cruises. Watched very young cute guy fail to pick up young hip lady at bus stop, he came back for a second try, no go.

grumpy 01-01-2009 10:49 AM

Lasagna, salad, bread, chocolate cake, champaign

TromboneAl 01-01-2009 11:22 AM

The last turkey sandwich. We would have had a nice meal, but everyone was rushing off to different places.

Notmuchlonger 01-01-2009 11:24 AM

Ribeye on the grill. Baked potato and spinach salad with blue cheese and walnuts.

burch64 01-01-2009 03:08 PM

Tradition here is pork cooked in sauerkrout with mashed potatoes.
Have that on New Year's day and you will have good luck all year.

Alan 01-01-2009 03:09 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by burch64 (Post 766568)
Tradition here is pork cooked in sauerkrout with mashed potatoes.
Have that on New Year's day and you will have good luck all year.

Tried that once and had gas all year :rolleyes:

CuppaJoe 01-01-2009 03:15 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Alan (Post 766569)
Tried that once and had gas all year :rolleyes:

Pull my finger.

REWahoo 01-01-2009 03:16 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by CuppaJoe (Post 766574)
Pull my finger.

I think Alan is the one who needs to be saying that...

Alan 01-01-2009 03:21 PM

Actually I love sauerkraut and mash, and pork.

In reality everything gives me gas these days. I think I either must have been a cow in an earlier life, or am already meta morphing into one now ;D

W2R 01-01-2009 03:21 PM

We went to a local Creole/Italian restaurant for lunch, and ordered our favorite - - tomato basil chicken. Mmmmmm... :)

JOHNNIE36 01-01-2009 04:56 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by burch64 (Post 766568)
Tradition here is pork cooked in sauerkrout with mashed potatoes.
Have that on New Year's day and you will have good luck all year.

One of my favorite meals when I was a kid. Mom cooked spare ribs in the kraut. Then the kraut over the mashed potatoes. My brother's wife fixes this every New Years Day for good luck. An old German custom. It was good then but I like bar-b-que ribs better.


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