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Fried Frozen Chicken Patties

Recipes Using Frozen Chicken PattiesReady to spice up those frozen chicken patties and make some tasty meals? This page contains recipes for frozen chicken patties.


A plate of homemade pizza rolls.

Pizza Roll RecipesAlthough pizza rolls can be found in the freezer section of your local supermarket, they are fun to make at home. Your family can add whatever toppings they like in these delicious appetizers.


filling on taco shells

Easy Soft Tacos RecipeA simple, quick meal can be rolled up in a soft taco with precooked chicken and many ingredients you probably have at home. This page contains an easy soft tacos recipe.


Rice Pancakes on plate with sour cream & salsa

Savoury Cheesy Rice PancakesThis is a fabulous way to make use of leftover rice. The shredded cheese and egg inside gives it a lovely creamy center, while the outside is delightfully crisp. This is a super filling cost-effective dish that can work as an appetizer, side, or full meal.


Pork & Beans Upgrade on plate

Pork & Beans UpgradeIn every kitchen, it's always a challenge for moms to make new things out of the old or common ones. You have to think of some things that are appealing to every family member especially the kids. So here's one recipe upgrade I personally made at home for both hubby and kiddo.


Sausage Breakfast Burrito

Cheesy Sausage Tortillas RecipeThis page contains a cheesy sausage tortillas recipe. Stuff tortillas full of sausage, cheese, peppers, and onions for an easy on-the-go meal or snack.


Curried chicken and rice on plate

Curried Chicken and Rice RecipeThis version of a popular curry dish is made with Patak's bottled simmer sauce and canned chicken. It is a perfect dish for when you are in a hurry. This page contains a curried chicken and rice recipe.


fried rolls on plate

Cheesy Bacon, Pork and Beans RollThis recipe could actually be served fried or not. It's supposed to be fried because the original recipe uses spring roll wraps. But since these are not available in my kitchen, I made a simple egg wrap. It turned out amazing. I listed this recipe as one of my successful kitchen experiment.


Chili Cheddar Nachos on a plate

Chili Cheddar Nachos RecipeIf you are looking for a quick and easy meal or snack, try out this chili cheddar nachos recipe. Delicious and hearty and sure to please.




Freezer Meal IdeasThis is a page about freezer meal ideas. Cooking ahead and freezing meals can be very helpful for your busy schedule.


Chili Cheese Dog With Chips

Recipes Using ChiliThis page contains recipes using chili. Chili while a meal in itself can also be used as an ingredient in other dishes.


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Chili Cheese FriesMix ingredients together and enjoy!


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Quick Meals To Take To Work?I work two full time jobs! I generally only have minutes per day to prepare and eat food. I'm getting really tired of eating quickly prepared ham sandwiches for every meal. What are some ideas for a grab and go meal that I can keep all day and eat for late lunches and dinners? Help!


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Quick, Tasty Meals To Serve Fiance's Mother?I need a few ideas for some quick tasty meals to serve while my fiance's mother visits for a few days from out of state. This is my first time meeting her.


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Meals That Can Be Prepared in Advance?I like simple, easy, and quick. I like Hamburger Helper, frozen dinners, those complete meals and the like. I'm over 4 months pregnant with a 16 month old and my husband at home. We would like to start eating healthier, but my husband and I are both picky eaters. We are also on a VERY tight budget since I just lost my job due to the pregnancy.


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Cheese Chicken from LeftoversThis is a way to use up leftover chicken. My mom started making this before cream of mushroom soup became a bit hit for fast meals. She uses left over chicken to make what she calls cheese chicken.


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Quick Meal for the FamilyJust got home, tired, need a quick meal the whole family will enjoy. Try this:


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Bacon and Cheese ShellsPrepare mac and cheese as directed. Add bacon bits, tomatoes and cheese sauce. Mix well until all ingredients are blended.


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Melanie's Quick Mac n Cheese Boil the elbow pasta as usual. In a separate pan make a "rue" by melting 1/3 cup butter with just a bit less than 1/3 cup of flour till it's a thick paste. Add in about 1 1/2 cups of milk and warm until it's combined, melted and thickening.


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Cheese Chicken QuesadillasPreheat oven to 425 degrees. Cook chicken in nonstick skillet until done, stirring often. Add soup and water and heat through...



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Xpress Redi Set Go Cooker Recipes?I'm looking for the breakfast burrito recipe for my Xpress Redi Set Go. I lost my recipe book. Thanks!


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Quick and Easy Recipes?I am not looking for a specific recipe. I just really need some help in the cooking department. I am new to cooking and work full time so I need help finding quick, easy, but good recipes.


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Campbell's Quick and Easy Recipes Cookbook Beef and Ramen?I am looking for the recipe from Campbell's Quick And Easy cookbook using Top Ramen and beef plus some other ingredients. Thanks!


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3 or 4 Ingredient Recipes?I love three or four ingredient recipes or recipes that are easy to remember like the 1-2-3-4 biscuit recipe just published. Do you have any more like that?


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Easy, Inexpensive and Quick Recipes?What is the cheapest meal you have and how is it prepared? I need the required ingredients and a description of the taste. I am a Nigerian in Michigan, U.S.A. I arrived 5 weeks ago. Thanks for your urgent response.


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