Help. Got a call at 9pm guests tomorrow for dinner

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Registered: 01-31-2001
Help. Got a call at 9pm guests tomorrow for dinner
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Thu, 06-16-2011 - 7:22am
I have chicken breast fillets in the freezer but little else. I REALLY don't want to go shop. In the fridge have carrots and not much else, mind you the pantry is full. Going to sleep now but any ideas please post. Everyone is kind of on diets as far as desserts, so no thoughts there yet. I will be near a butchers early so can grab pork, lamb or beef, but would prefer to use what I have. These friends really go for flavour. Maybe after a sleep I will come up with something. Any ideas?
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I'd put the chicken in the crockpot with whatever vegetables you have. Maybe add canned vegetables toward the end. Add curry powder then serve over rice or pasta. It's flavorful, filling and something I make here frequently and everyone loves.

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I just found out I don't have enough chicken and I had already got out the crock pot. Darn! I did find some frozen ground beef, so going to toss that in and see what I can do. I guess I can fall back on chilli if I have all the fixings, going to check.
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Chicken Picatta, Copper Penny Carrots-add other veggies if you like, rice pilaf-some other veggie..dessert...refrigerator strawberry cake-recipe below...

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Suzi did you end up making chili or have to go shopping for something else?
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Going to check out that cake, thanks Lo
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Yup chilli it was, unfortunately needed a little more heat, or time to develop flavour, but not bad.
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Sounds good and something that's easy to make. I'm sure they all loved it.