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family of 5!

I have an amazing family of 5 and wanted to get some great but not so expensive recipes. Perferable nothing to complicated either I am taking college classes and after comming home from hours of studing and frying my brain I don't want something to complicated. Any suggestions even websites would be very appreciated!!! Thanks bunches!!!

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iluvmymomasboys

Asked by iluvmymomasboys at 5:09 PM on Oct. 27, 2010 in Food & Drink

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  • Ravioli lasagna
    Shrimp scampi linguini
    Italian beef sandwiches(crockpot)
    Chicken fajitas/quesadillas
    Beans, rice and cheese tortillas
    Chicken enchiladas
    Meatball subs
    Egg salad sandwiches
    kksmomma1019

    Answer by kksmomma1019 at 5:17 PM on Oct. 27, 2010

  • I do believe Campbell's soup has a website with different recipes listed.... try there.
    Sharell8710

    Answer by Sharell8710 at 5:20 PM on Oct. 27, 2010

  • allrecipes.com Great website! And crock pot cooking is the way to go:)
    shanlaree

    Answer by shanlaree at 5:22 PM on Oct. 27, 2010

  • Cold Pasta Salad - Cubed (cooked) Chicken, Cooked Spiral or bow tie pasta, then Italian dressing, Minced Garlic (from produce section), and parmasean cheese to taste. It can be served cold, as a side, as a meal, room temp, or warm.

    Stuffed baked potatoes - Just cook baked potatoes and slice open. Add chili, shredded cheese, sour cream, and any other favorites.

    Cowboy Casarole - Cubed or quartered potatoes, chicken (Hamburger, kilbasa or beef tips would work as well), Veggies, and Cream of Mushroom (or Chicken) soup. Meats MUST be precooked. Cook at 350 for 30 minutes.

    Quesadillas - Take a small flour tortilla (Thin or thick), Cubed precooked chicken, Refried Beans, Shredded Cheese, and Butter. Spread refried beans on one tortilla, pile on chicken and cheese, top with second tortilla and spread butter ontop. Fry in pan until cheese is melted and both sides are browned.
    JazzlikeMraz

    Answer by JazzlikeMraz at 5:25 PM on Oct. 27, 2010

  • ground beef stroganoff - the easy way - cook onion & gr. beef - drain - add mushrooms, cr. of mushroom soup concentrate, garlic ~ cook up noodles or rice ~ add sour cream at the end and heat through
    tortkey

    Answer by tortkey at 5:26 PM on Oct. 27, 2010

  • For crockpot cooking Crockpot lady's blog is good, just google the crockpot lady. Theres also a blog called 5 doller dinners that has GREAT recipes on it. We are a fmaily of 5 also, we do alot of casserole type stuff and batch cooking, Ilike to make double lasagnas and freeze one, the same with Quiche, burrito pie ect. Also easy fast stuff is breakfast foods, we do scrambled egg burritos, pancakes waffles ect then freeze the extra and eat them for breakfast as well. I second the crockpot thing as we use ours weekly:)
    mamallamaof2

    Answer by mamallamaof2 at 5:26 PM on Oct. 27, 2010

  • Speghetti with Bacon and Sausage (Both bacon and sausage can be cooked the night before). You can even make the sauce ahead of time and store it as well.

    Tacos - Taco Salad - Burritos - Again seasoned hamburger can be cooked ahead of time for easy reheat.

    Chicken or Shrimp Alfredo. Use store bought Alfredo sauce to make it easier.

    Tuna Casarole - Add Canned Chicken for some extra meat if desired.

    Cooks.com
    Kraftkitchens.com
    Rachaelray.com
    Foodnetwork.com
    allrecipes.com
    campbellsoup.com
    Pillsbury.com
    Bettycrocker.com
    Crockpot.com (Crock pot recipes are your best friend! They can cook in the crock pot all day and when you come home TADA instameal!)
    JazzlikeMraz

    Answer by JazzlikeMraz at 5:36 PM on Oct. 27, 2010

  • Definately invest in a crockpot/ slow cooker you can put something in in the morning put it on low and when you get home that evening its ready to eat :) if you need crockpot recipes you can download ecookbooks with great recipes :)
    405mom

    Answer by 405mom at 6:07 PM on Oct. 27, 2010

  • I love eatingwell.com.
    geminilove

    Answer by geminilove at 6:28 PM on Oct. 27, 2010

  • Get The Taste Of Home magazines. They have simple and inexpensive recipes in it from pple that send in their recipes to the magazine. They make the recipe and taste it and if they like it it goes in the magazine.
    horsesteelers

    Answer by horsesteelers at 9:00 PM on Oct. 27, 2010

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