(Closed) NWR – What’s For Dinner?

posted 9 years ago in Cooking
Post # 33
326 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: March 2012

We made chicken and dumplings.

1. Get a small, whole chicken and take off the skin.

2. Boil it for about an hour, skimming as much fat as you can.

3. Take chicken out of the pot. While it’s cooling, mix the fat with a little flour to make dumpling dough.

5. Cut out your dumplings. Toss ’em in the boiling broth.

6. Shred up the chicken meat and put it back in the pot.

7. Simmer it for about another half hour.

That’s it! Two ingredients, unless we’re counting water.

Post # 34
2819 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: February 2013

Pierogies, brocolli with garlic & lemon butter, and farmer’s sausage.

Post # 35
5654 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: April 2011

We had:

  • “3 ingredient casserole” which I added italian sausage to
  • Cheesy garlic bread on a fresh bagguette
  • Salad

it was easy and it was nummy!

Post # 36
4673 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: August 2012

enchiladas! and a cheesecake (I cheated though and bought from the grocery store)

Post # 37
1237 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: October 2012

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@caffeiney:  It’s sooo easy. I don’t have the link handy but it’s basically this:

Pound down your chicken or turkey so that it’s thin

Mix mozzarella, pizza or italian seasoning, salt/pepper, garlic and pizza sauce. I didn’t really measure anything I just kind of mixed and tasted until I thought it was right.

Spread mixture evenly onto the meat and roll up.

Put seam side down on a baking sheet with foil (I used a pan with sides and I’m glad I did because I didn’t seal them enough and they leaked).

Spread more pizza sauce over the meat and add a few slices of pepperoni (we used turkey pepperoni because it’s a little healthier). I also added some more mozarella.

Bake on 375 for about 30-35 minutes. 

I know if you follow the exact measurements from the recipe it’sonly 180 calories per chicken breast and I was full after 1 and a little bit of another. I made a little more of the mixture than they called for but not much.


This weekend I’m making slow-cooker jambalaya with pepperoni and shrimp. Yummmmm.

Post # 41
1991 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: April 2012

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@bestbuddies:  I guess I could have just used the quinoa (it was already prepared) but I had my heart set on the cheese sauce so I put it in the fridge for tonight 🙂

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@MrsFeatherbottom:  that pizza stuffed chicken sounds amazing!  I will try that this weekend!

Post # 42
1040 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: January 2010

Ooh, I love reading what other people are making/eating. Gives me so many good ideas for the nights when I cook (DH LOVES to cook, so he does most of it. I like to impress him when its my turn).

Tonight I made buffalo-ranch chicken strips (roll chicken breast pieces in ranch and hot sauce, and then in wholegrain bread crumbs, bake), coleslaw and sweet potato wedges. Yum!

That bacon-wrapped chicken sounds super yummy. And those Crockpot Tacos sound fantastic, too.

Post # 43
428 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: April 2013

Tonight, we’re having leftover meatloaf, mashed potatoes, and some kind of vegetable! Probably steamed broccoli (yum)

Post # 44
4038 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: October 2010

Tonight it’s roasted butternut squash soup with infused chili oil, because I’ve been craving it for days. 

Post # 45
4693 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: October 2013

I just made shrimp scampi for dinner with a glass of chardonnay. It came out amazing! Yum yum! 🙂

Post # 46
224 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: October 2011

DH was home sick today and made Chicken Tortilla Soup in the crockpot.  It was delicious!

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