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  • Good Friday and Easter 2012

    If you observe Good Friday and Easter what are your plans? Will you share a meal with family and friends? Will you be staying home and cooking? Or going to someone elses house and bringing something?

    It will just be my hub, DD's and myself.

    Good Friday:

    Baked stuffed clams
    Fried Cod Fillets
    Caeser Salad
    Stuffed artichokes


    Easter Meat pie (Pizzagaina)
    Colored eggs

    Stuffed Mushrooms
    Sautéed mushrooms
    Mashed potatoes
    Cranberry sauce

    Cheesecake with cherry topping
    Last edited by tigerlilly; 04-06-2012, 10:36 AM.

  • #2
    Slight menu change.

    Good Friday

    Fried cod, stuffed artichoke, Caeser salad with homemade dressing and warm crusty bread


    • #3
      Good Friday sure looks yummy TL :P:P:P
      My blog


      • #4
        Thank you LTB


        • #5
          That does look good, especially the artichoke - love them!

          My entire weekend is built around cooking this year - we're taking a curry feast round to a friend's house tonight, so I spent most of yesterday making onion bhajis, in order to get flavoured oil, which I then used to make loads of curry gravy (about 15 litres of it- most destined for the freezer). This involved the use of a pressure cooker - which is new, and scares me, because I'm not used to them! Anyway, it didn't explode (thank goodness) and I have my curry gravy!

          This morning I've started pre-cooking the lamb for one of the curries - that'll take a couple of hours, then I have chicken to pre-cook for another curry (think we're having lamb patia and chicken Madras), sheekh kebabs to make, some pakoras and dipping sauce, pilau rice (which can cool and get reheated when we arrive), cucumber raita, naan bread and poppodoms to get ready... and then I finally get to make the curries themselves, get changed, get it all packed up, and off we go

          Tomorrow I'm planning steak and kidney pie with mash and peas, and then a roast chicken for Monday. Not at all traditional, but lots of our favourites in there!


          • #6
            Thank you DG.

            Your meal sounds interesting. Have a wonderful weekend.


            • #7
              tigerlilly - whats your recipe for the artichoke ?


              • #8
                Originally posted by wynter View Post
                tigerlilly - whats your recipe for the artichoke ?
                I'll try to write it up and post soon.


                • #9
                  i look forward too it! ive been wanting to make a stuffed artichoke for some time.


                  • #10
                    Easter Meat pie was breakfast

                    Cheesecake (will be topped with cherries when served) will be dessert.


                    • #11
                      tigerlily, you are the best cook ever!


                      • #12
                        Originally posted by Tangerine View Post
                        tigerlily, you are the best cook ever!
                        Thank you for the kind compliment.


                        • #13
                          Easter Dinner was roast turkey, stuffing, mashed jacket red potatoes (with butter, sour cream and fresh chives), microwave steamed fresh asparagus (with melted butter and fresh grated romano and parmesan cheeses), sautéed mushroom caps, jellied cranberry sauce and pan gravy.


                          • #14
                            This looks delicious but I don't recognize many of the ingredients Maybe because I'm from the different part of the globe. What is the white thing?


                            • #15
                              Originally posted by dimpykh View Post
                              This looks delicious but I don't recognize many of the ingredients Maybe because I'm from the different part of the globe. What is the white thing?
                              Which white thing?

                              Welcome to the forum