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Make Your Own Freezer Meal Kits

Make Your Own Freezer Meal Kits by Penny Hawkins

Italian Chicken and PastaHave you ever purchased one of those frozen mealkits from the store? They sure are fast and easy…just toss the contents in alarge skillet with some water, bring to a boil and then simmer, and dinner isdone in about 20 minutes. Couldn’t be easier right? But there are alsodrawbacks to these convenient kits.…

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Muffins Make Back-To-School Mornings Delicious

Muffins Make Back-To-School Mornings Delicious by Penny Hawkins

Whilesome kids in our area have already started back-to-school, for most familiesthe countdown to the end of summer vacation has just begun. And while kids maybe sad about the end of summer, many parents view the approach ofback-to-school time with equal amounts of anticipation and dread. Why? Because whileit means settling back into…

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Save money and time with these double-duty recipes

Save money and time with these double-duty recipes by Penny Hawkins

PagesSave money and time with these double-duty recipesWhenthe mornings start to get cooler and autumn is right around the corner, don’tyou find your thoughts turning towards comfort food? You know… dishes like soups,chili, meatloaf and pot roast? Here at $2 Dinners we love a good pot roast, butlet’s face it, roast beef is delicious,…

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School-Night Meal Idea: 10-Minute Corn Chowder

School-Night Meal Idea: 10-Minute Corn Chowder by Penny Hawkins

If you're looking for quick-and-easy school-night meal ideas, have I got a recipe for you! This amazing chowder is not only delicious, it's so easy to make, you can have it on the table in just 10 minutes. All you need to make this a well-balanced meal (see http://www.choosemyplate.gov/) is a veggie side-salad and a 1/2 ham sandwich…

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Two Quick and Easy Christmas Cookie Recipes

Two Quick and Easy Christmas Cookie Recipes by Penny Hawkins

Here are a couple of quick and easy recipes from my Christmas cookie recipe collection- one for the grown-ups at your house and one that your kids can help with. These recipes are simple but delicious, and are especially nice because they both only require 7 ingredients, and both take just a few minutes to put together.Grown-up…

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Bourbon Flank Steak

Bourbon Flank Steak by Penny Hawkins

If you're looking for a great grilled steak recipe to try this weekend, these Bourbon Steaks won't disappoint. I recommend using a nice Kentucky bourbon like Jim Beam white label (black label is for sippin' ya'll...don't waste it on cooking!).What are you waiting for? Fire up that grill!!!Combine first 8 ingredients in a large…

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Bacon-y Green Beans

Bacon-y Green Beans by Penny Hawkins

Bacon? Good!

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Really Easy Scalloped Potatoes

Really Easy Scalloped Potatoes by Penny Hawkins

Easy and delicous!

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Heavenly Citrus Ham

Heavenly Citrus Ham by Penny Hawkins

The name says it all! This ham is amazing!

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Frozen Fruit Cups

Frozen Fruit Cups by Penny Hawkins

Easy, delicious and only 36 calories

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