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helen October 1st, 2006 01:37 AM

What's for Dinner - Chapter 2
 
Contiuning on the tradition.

Kalua pork and cabbage mini-plate lunch from L&L Drive Inn.

SusieMisajon October 1st, 2006 02:11 AM

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Quote:

Originally Posted by helen (Post 105617)
Contiuning on the tradition.

Kalua pork and cabbage mini-plate lunch from L&L Drive Inn.

What makes it a 'mini'?

helen October 1st, 2006 02:28 AM

Re: What's for Dinner - Chapter 2
 
That you pay $5.40 instead of $7. Then of course it's one scoop of rice instead of 2 and smaller serving. However I got say that even the mini-plate version there is a lot of kalua pork.

SusieMisajon October 1st, 2006 02:31 AM

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Originally Posted by helen (Post 105627)
That you pay $5.40 instead of $7. Then of course it's one scoop of rice instead of 2 and smaller serving. However I got say that even the mini-plate version there is a lot of kalua pork.

Is there mac salad on the mini plate?
Now I am hungry for that! And it's only breakfast time, over here.

helen October 1st, 2006 02:39 AM

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Mini plates and regular plate lunches typically come with one scoop of mac salad.

anapuni808 October 1st, 2006 03:45 AM

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L&L Drive In places are very generous with their "mini" plate lunches. The Chicken Katsu is a good example - at least 10 pieces of chicken in it, plus one scoop rice & one scoop mac salad. Now I'm ono for that instead of what I had tonite: a Stauffer's Panini sandwich - smoked turkey. It was good, but not great. also, had a rum & coke with it :D

SusieMisajon October 1st, 2006 05:24 AM

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We had greenbeans cooked with butter, garlic, shallots and parsley. Potatoes fried in duck fat with onions. And maigret de canard. That's a whole breast of fattened, force-fed duck (the liver of the same duck is called fois gras), the kind with a half-inch layer of fat under the skin. It's cooked fat-side first, with a bit of salt, untill the fat almost melts and the skin is crispy. Then you turn it over in the pan and cook it just a tad more...it's eaten rare, sliced thin. Another way to cook it is to cut, from the fatty side, almost through into quarter inch slices, and then broil, fatty side up. Don't bother turning it that way, and it'll be perfectly ready-sliced, ready-to-eat.

Yaeh, yeah...I know...cook poultry well to avoid bird flu. All that I have to say is that I will miss eating maigret during the pandemic. I will miss the drips of rare duckjuice running down my chin.

helen October 2nd, 2006 12:44 AM

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Chicken McNuggets, double cheeseburger and a bottle of orange Gatorade.

scrivener October 2nd, 2006 12:47 AM

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Miso ramen with no kamaboko and with extra bean sprouts from Sumo Ramen in Kam Shopping Center. It's just passable, but it's also convenient.

Lei Liko October 2nd, 2006 12:49 AM

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Grilled Italian chicken breast w/ linguini. Steamed broccoli on the side.

And almost half bottle of Pinot Grigio now. :p I think I going sleep good tonight.

1stwahine October 2nd, 2006 01:10 AM

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I made a small but succulent and melt in your mouth Pot Roast Beef for MAMA and me tonight. Simmered in Carrots, Bell Peppers, Maui Onions, garlic and a piece of fresh ginger. Plus one bay leaf for the kick.:D

Salt, pepper to taste. heheheh And a secret ingredient.

Gravy was simple. Juice from the drippings mixed with flour and water.

Cut thin and put upon fresh wide strips of boiled Egg Noodles.

Awwwwww....full tummys. MAMA watching Yobo Movie and I on my Computa!;)

Auntie Lynn

blueyecicle October 2nd, 2006 01:23 AM

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I was invited to the most wonderful girls only dinner EVER...Made me feel like I had family (for the first time in my life)...Some sort of Taco casserole and fresh corn on the cob and fresh Oregon lettuce salad and homeade Blackberry cobbler...my grandmothers recipe even! Best night I have had in ages.:D

scrivener October 2nd, 2006 10:27 PM

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Vegetable plate (no rice) at Yummy's in Moanalua: tofu, bean sprouts, choi sum, kim chee, and egg. With a Diet Coke.

Lei Liko October 2nd, 2006 10:31 PM

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Off to Aku Bone in about 90 minutes and we'll most likely have the following:
  • fresh poke
  • sizzling spencer steak
  • pork chops with mushrooms & onions (with the ketchup/worcestershire!)
  • fried ahi
  • soybeans
  • and whatever the girls decide to bring out

And before any of you guys say "hoooo...dat LL, she can eat yeah?" That's for me and 2 of the girls.

For dessert? HOLUNAPE on stage! :D

helen October 3rd, 2006 01:19 AM

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Polish sausage, chicken bake and cup of Diet Coke.

helen October 4th, 2006 01:34 AM

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Meatloaf, pasta salad, potatoe salad from the Berentania Foodland. Washed down with a bottle of orange Gatorade from home.

blueyecicle October 4th, 2006 01:38 AM

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I made chicken Fajitas and my son ate them with ketchup and ranch (MIXED):eek:

Lei Liko October 4th, 2006 01:40 AM

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Kalua pig quesadillas and tossed salad w/ Italian dressing! Diet Sierra Mist to wash it down!

anapuni808 October 4th, 2006 02:17 AM

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Leftover pizza from Papa John's and several Bacardi & cokes! Hey - it's been a long, tiring day :D

helen October 6th, 2006 02:07 AM

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Tony Roma's Express at Ala Moana Food Court. Ribs and fried shrimp.

SusieMisajon October 6th, 2006 02:48 AM

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We had macaroni and cheese that I made from whatever I could find around here...

Fry a blob of butter with tabasco, mustard, vegetable stock powder, and a chopped onion, then add a tablespoon of flour and mix it in well and fry a bit more. Add milk slowly, stirring all the while, and continue to cook on low, stirring ofen, til thick and bubbly. I made the sauce rather thin, and also added a can of salmon with the liquid from the can, and some dehydrated cheese. At the same time, I boiled a package of macaroni along with a handful of dehydrated peas, and when it was done, I drained it and put it in a baking pan and mixed in the sauce. Then I fried some dry breadcrumbs in a pat of butter and topped the macaroni and cheese with the crumbs, and popped it into the oven for about 45 minutes at 375f.

It was good, but a bit dry...next tme I'll make the sauce even more soppy, or maybe cook the macaroni a bit more.

blueyecicle October 6th, 2006 12:18 PM

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BBQ Pork ribs, Chicken and broccoli rice, Canned pears. And my 4 year old even had seconds!

Leo Lakio October 6th, 2006 12:30 PM

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Catfish, mac+cheese on the side, lemonade - from Steel Pig BBQ (near the Space Needle) --- put this place on your list, HT-ers, if you plan to visit Seattle. (Let me know you're coming; I'll take you there.)

blueyecicle October 6th, 2006 12:55 PM

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Originally Posted by Leo Lakio (Post 107166)
Catfish, mac+cheese on the side, lemonade - from Steel Pig BBQ (near the Space Needle) --- put this place on your list, HT-ers, if you plan to visit Seattle. (Let me know you're coming; I'll take you there.)

That good huh? As many time as I have been to Seattle I have never been there!

Tonight's dinner (so not to leave topic) Going out! I believe the man said Applebees. But I vote chinese...guess who will win?

helen October 6th, 2006 11:48 PM

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3 piece meal from KFC with a cup of Mountain Dew.


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