Make Two Meals at Once

September 10, 2009

potato casseroleI always save time and gas in the summer by cooking two meals at once. Instead of separating my meats, I cook the whole package. That way one night we have pasta. The next night we have tacos, sloppy joes, or whatever. All I have to do is heat it up in the microwave.


If I am not going to use the meat within a few days, I freeze it after it is cooked. Usually in August, at night when it is cooler, I cook a few night's meals and keep them in the fridge. It is too hot to be cooking, all we do is heat it up.

By sherry from Onset, MA

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This is a great idea, I would like to add to it, I like to cook boston butt pork roast and the first night maybe serve it with potato's carrot's etc. And then the next night make bar b q sandwiches or bar b q salads which ever you choose they are both great. It is only my wife & I at our home so there is still a lot left over so I freeze it,this can be done with ham and beef roast also.

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September 9, 2010

Make two meals on the cheap and on the quick. What could be better? Meanwhile, combine meat, onions, and garlic in large non-stick skillet; cook on medium heat until onions are crisp-tender, stirring frequently, and meat is well-browned.

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September 10, 2009

Save a night of cooking by doubling up on another night.

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