Christmas Eve.. What is everyone cooking?

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Christmas Eve.. What is everyone cooking?

Post by rlown » Sat Dec 23, 2017 8:35 pm

Just wondering..

I'm doing a prime rib, asparagus, and baked potatoes, with au jus. Next day is cannelloni. Yes, I like to cook.








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Re: Christmas Eve.. What is everyone cooking?

Post by RichardCullip » Sat Dec 23, 2017 10:05 pm

Our traditional Christmas Eve dinner is clam chowder with some garlic cheesey bread. Christmas Dinner this year is Veal Parmesan, spaghetti w/meatballs and asparagus.
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Post by Tom_H » Sun Dec 24, 2017 1:54 am

We are in the new house in WA and our daughter is visiting from CalPoly. She has been cooking up a storm: fancy soups from scratch, spaghetti with homemade meatballs (parmesan centers), omelettes, chicken casserole. We will eat out Monday in a huge log lodge called Heathman's Bar and Grill at the Heathman Lodge. I'll be having their Cajun style Shrimp and Grits.

Our new house overlooks a mile wide meadow with a small stream meandering through it. Straight across the other side is a small mountain called Green Mountain. On a clear day you can look upstream and see just the summit of St. Helens. Looking downstream is a complete and full view of Mt. Hood, completely covered in snow. I'm not close to my Sierra any more, but I am in some beautiful mountains up here. :thumbsup:

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Re: Christmas Eve.. What is everyone cooking?

Post by rlown » Sun Dec 24, 2017 8:41 am

Glad that you got the new home done. Sounds beautiful. The menu at the lodge looks great!

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Post by balzaccom » Sun Dec 24, 2017 12:15 pm

Our usual meal is Dungeness crab....but we're in DC this year, going out to eat.
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Re: Christmas Eve.. What is everyone cooking?

Post by dave54 » Sun Dec 24, 2017 1:41 pm

Christmas Day with daughter and family (1/2 hour drive) and prime rib with all the fixins. The next day we are heading south to snowbird for the Winter, so we are emptying the refrigerator. We are down to a few leftovers and canned soup. No fancy dinner tonight.
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Post by TahoeJeff » Sun Dec 24, 2017 2:39 pm

Me too for prime rib. Making Yorkshire pudding with the fat. My spuds will be mashed with roasted garlic. Gotta have something green , so it's brussels off the stalk roasted in duck fat. I'll sauté up some mixed mushys too...
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Post by rlown » Sun Dec 24, 2017 3:46 pm

TahoeJeff wrote:Me too for prime rib. Making Yorkshire pudding with the fat. My spuds will be mashed with roasted garlic. Gotta have something green , so it's brussels off the stalk roasted in duck fat. I'll sauté up some mixed mushys too...
I use a variation of this recipe for the brussels: http://www.myrecipes.com/recipe/brussels-sprouts-bacon

All the drippings from the prime go into the Sage Jus. It with extra hot horseradish makes everything better. I don't get Yorkshire pudding. :-k

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Post by oldhikerQ » Sun Dec 24, 2017 4:07 pm

Leftovers for us today. Hosted my side of the family last Sunday (17 adults/14 kids) with Italian. Last night hosted the missus side (16/5), italian again. Cooking turkey and ham for the kids and grand kids tomorrow.
No desire to hang out in the kitchen again today. Spending the time to start looking at trips for 2018.
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Re: Christmas Eve.. What is everyone cooking?

Post by Shawn » Sun Dec 24, 2017 5:10 pm

Prime Rib in oven here tonight also. :)

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