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Sunday Family Dinner

 

"You know what we do every Sunday?"

It was the voice of a teenager from  New York City
talking to one of her teenage peers.

"We have Sunday dinner  ~~~  I  just love it!"

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BBQ, Roast Turkey, Turducken, Pumpkin Pie, Corn On the Cob, Apple Pie, Lobster, Oysters Rockerfeller, Pancakes, Chocolate Cake, Clam Chowder, Strawberries and Cream, Fried Chicken, Shrimps, Homemade Ice Cream, Roast Duck, Hamburgers ...

Today, everybody in the family works and there is very little time set aside when the family just sits down to enjoy doing things together. 

The above conversation was a pleasant surprise especially with the marketing pressures that are put upon our society for instant food and enjoyment.

Maybe it is time again to rethink our priorities and bring that focus around a family Sunday dinner based upon food grown and processed around us.

The aroma of real food cooking in an oven or stovetop certainly is preferred to that of the pizza man showing up at your door or eating
snack food in a car.

It's now Fall ( Salmon, Roasted Potatoes, Deep Fried Chicken, BBQ Steak ,Roast Turkey, Curried Chickpeas, Hamburgers)  and a great time to invite friends and family over for Sunday dinner and add in a little Wine and Beer Tasting.

You know the kind where you invite your friends and family to get together and chat, the kids are in the basement, someone brings the drinks, you bring out the appetizers, sit back to discuss movies seen, books read, places been, past holidays and provide opinions on the local  and world problems.

It could be pot luck, bring a bottle of wine, some cold beer and everyone brings a little of this and a little of that with the host supplying the friendly ambiance of course. 

If you don't want to cook, think about ordering takeout Chinese Food.
Don't know what to order? - Click Here for a few tips!

Here are some of our suggestions for bringing to the dinner.... Lobster Tails, Baked Ham, Potato Salad, Shrimp Cocktail, Pumpkin Pie, Apple Pie, Cole Slaw, Corn on the Cob, Curried Chickpeas, Cole Slaw, Gazpacho, Different Types of Beer .. 

And if you are cooking vegetables and want to make them as tasty and full of nutrients as possible - buy them  in season from your local Farmers ' Markets in Eastern Ontario and then steam them.

For B.B.Q. season! Here is a simple and very efficient way to prevent the food from sticking to the grill:

Purchase a spray bottle (at the dollar store) and fill up with olive oil or canola oil to spray on the grill once it is hot. Remember that olive and canola oils are non saturated fats and are a very healthy choice. Happy grilling!

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Sunday Dinner Recipes
Traditional "Plus" Recipes

Main Courses

Roast Turkey
Deep Fried Chicken
Baked Ham
Baked Beans
Broiled Lamb Chops
Hamburgers
Roast Beef Tenderloin
Pot Roast

Surf 'n Turf
BBQ Steak  

BBQ Beef Ribs

Roast Chicken

Roast Pork
Turducken
Turkey Leftovers
Waffles and Pancakes

Paprika Chicken
Veal Parmesan
 
Veal
Scaloppini  

Roast Duck a la Orange
Lobster
Oysters Rockefeller

Meat Loaf

Roast Lamb
Salmon
Sweet and Sour Fish
Steamed Bass
Roast Goose
Peking Duck

Irish Stew

   Irish Stew?
Corned Beef and Cabbage

Tourtiere
Chicken a la King

Curried Chickpeas

Side Dishes

Potatoes
Rice
Corn on the Cob
Asparagus
Cole Slaw


Desserts

Apple Pie
Angel Cake
Bread Pudding
Cheese Danish
Pumpkin Pie
Coffee Cake

Fruit Salad

Chocolate Cake

Strawberries
Tofumisu

Homemade Ice Cream
Christmas Fruit Cake
Plum Pudding

Shortbread Cookies

Rice Pudding


Appetizers

Crab Stuffed Mushrooms
Hot Mulled Cider
Bouillabaisse
Bruschetta
Pimento Cheese Spread
Shrimp Cocktail

Soups

Gazpacho 
Clam Chowder

Potato and Leek Soup
Pumpkin Soups

Split Pea Soup
Chicken Soup & Matzah Balls


Food Information

Pasta Types
Quesos

Cheese Types

Wine Tasting

Types of Beer

To make your veggies taste better - Try Steaming Them!

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