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DH hates dill


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#1 TopsyTurvy

Posted 22 February 2013 - 03:38 PM

I want to make the JO gorgeous Greek chicken for dinner tonight.

I have almost all ingredients on hand except for dill and DH doesn't like it.

I have :
Basil
Thyme
Rosemary
Garlic chives
Parsley
Sage
Oregano

I can also quickly pop to the shops for a better alternative but would have to leave really soon.
Any ideas please??

#2 niggles goes feral

Posted 22 February 2013 - 03:43 PM

When you offer me thyme, I'd say thyme every time.

#3 rosie28

Posted 22 February 2013 - 03:44 PM

Thyme should work nicely.

#4 TopsyTurvy

Posted 22 February 2013 - 03:44 PM

Maybe a combo of chopped thyme, basil and chives??

#5 mmuc83

Posted 22 February 2013 - 03:48 PM

QUOTE (TopsyTurvy @ 22/02/2013, 03:44 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Maybe a combo of chopped thyme, basil and chives??

^^ great combination!

#6 Tall Poppy

Posted 22 February 2013 - 04:02 PM

QUOTE (TopsyTurvy @ 22/02/2013, 04:44 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Maybe a combo of chopped thyme, basil and chives??

I'd do this as well, sounds good.

#7 TopsyTurvy

Posted 22 February 2013 - 05:54 PM

Dinner is done.

I loved it!!!

But I was damned by faint praise by DH.  In his words it was OK and nice.  Which for him is faint praise indeed.  Normally it's "delicious" or "fantastic" or "really tasty"

DS ate some under sufferance, but also was not a fan.

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#8 mindy05

Posted 23 February 2013 - 11:09 AM

So what are your DH and DS making for dinner tonight?


#9 mindy05

Posted 23 February 2013 - 11:15 AM

Ok, I just read the recipe and realised you need the dill for the couscous. My DH loves coriander so I always put this in couscous and rice. Also, you could try continental (flat leaf) parsley. Now I want to try this dish myself.

#10 CountryFeral

Posted 23 February 2013 - 11:16 AM

QUOTE (TopsyTurvy @ 22/02/2013, 06:54 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
But I was damned by faint praise by DH.  In his words it was OK and nice.  Which for him is faint praise indeed.  Normally it's "delicious" or "fantastic" or "really tasty"


Do you have any left over?

If so wrap it in pastry and serve it up again - I have discovered that anything wrapped in pastry is deemed 'OMG this is FANTASTIC!'

Then you are able to say - well it is the same bloody thing you "Hmmmmed" about matey!  SO we are having it AGAIN and without pastry - because I like it, and you have outed yourself as liking it too!




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