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Old 12-03-2009, 12:13 PM   #11
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I often "feed the freezer" by freezing either entire entrees (usually casseroles) when doubling a recipe or individual servings with leftovers. I also keep things like cooked rice, beans, and pasta that are ready in just minutes with a dip in boiling water. I also like to put leftovers in a tortilla and then wrap in tin foil and freeze. In just 15 minutes in an oven, you have a warm and tasty meal. I like to serve this with rice. Our favorite, though, is simple Pasta Aglio e Olio. Even cooking with dried pasta, the meal comes together in 15 minutes. In the summer, I'll add a fresh tomato from the garden, warm and freshly picked and slightly sauteed with a bit of freshly picked basil... it's just delicious. Then of course, in the summer, I can have a nice meal from the garden in just a few minutes, anyway. *
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Old 12-03-2009, 12:28 PM   #12
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Fried egg sandwich
Ain't that the truth!!!!

Or what about everybody's favorite...A can of Sardines, crackers, hoop cheese, sliced onion, and pepper sauce!!!!
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Old 12-03-2009, 03:02 PM   #13
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I think I'll have that fried egg sandwich for a meal today! Just typing it made my mouth water! DH is teaching tonight so I'm on my own. He can have the leftover chicken when he gets home! I don't know about the sardines Uncle Bob. Never was able to stomach those!
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Old 12-03-2009, 04:06 PM   #14
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a bowl of cereal
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Old 12-03-2009, 04:18 PM   #15
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LOL Wyogal!!! I think that's the easiest thing there is!!!

I always have eggs, pasta, hot dogs and bread on hand so I make either french toast, scrambled eggs and toast or just some pasta.
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Old 12-04-2009, 01:33 PM   #16
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I was wondering how long my mac'n'cheese takes, so I timed it:
20.5 minutes
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Old 12-04-2009, 02:13 PM   #17
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I was wondering how long my mac'n'cheese takes, so I timed it:
20.5 minutes
You left out a step.

20:35 Scream loudly as the boiling hot Mac N Cheese burns your mouth!
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Old 12-04-2009, 04:12 PM   #18
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breakfast for dinner, quick easy and wonderful. make an omelet or just scrambled eggs, toast,, hash browns , bacon,.

i also keep soup and makings for grilled cheese. also quick.
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Old 12-04-2009, 04:32 PM   #19
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Tortilla, cheese, and ANYTHING ELSE in the fridge!

Some of my favorites:

pizza - spaghetti sauce, mozz, mushrooms & olives (or whatever else you like)
pb&j - no cheese w/ this one
cream cheese and strawberry jam
cheeseburger - gr beef, cheese, pickles, ketchup & mayo mixed

Generally I fry the tortillas first to crisp them, assemble, then throw it in the oven to melt cheese for 5-10 minutes.
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Old 12-04-2009, 05:10 PM   #20
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We keep proscuitto,ham,turkey,chicken assorted cheeses and when it comes to hungry and want something quick, I haul out some french onion soup (homemade) or minestrone... get it heating and then I turn on the pannini grill and make a sandwich with some of the meat and cheese...sliced tomatoes in season along with avocado as salad with evoo and lemon and we are in business.
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I've got to get one of those grills. If I am stocked but with little time - I usually make mac and cheese with weenies....or franks and beans. If I don't have the groceries on hand, and no time, I get take out. :)
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