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Hamburger Helper or From Scratch?

Just planning dinner. Takes the same amount of time either way.

 
neubren3

Asked by neubren3 at 5:08 PM on Mar. 30, 2011 in Food & Drink

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  • avoid packaged stuff when you can, it seems inexpensive but there's usually a lot of extra crap in there, and homemade contains more love :)
    juliness

    Answer by juliness at 5:10 PM on Mar. 30, 2011

  • scratch is so much better
    mommy_of_two388

    Answer by mommy_of_two388 at 5:08 PM on Mar. 30, 2011

  • ugh I hate hamburger helper! My mom made it alot when I was a kid she was a single mom raising two girls and worked full-time! I hate it! So i try not to make it, but I love the hamburger helper penne something thats the only one I make!
    MOM2DYLnHAYLEE

    Answer by MOM2DYLnHAYLEE at 5:10 PM on Mar. 30, 2011

  • My husband loves hamburger helper, but like previously mentioned I don't like it because it's unhealthy and it tastes gross lol Do you have a recipe....i've never made it from scratch! TY!
    CABlonde

    Answer by CABlonde at 5:35 PM on Mar. 30, 2011

  • Just noodles, cheese, milk, taco seasoning and beef for Cheesy Mac. It helps to melt the chees in milk before incorporating it with the noodles. I season the beef not the noodles.
    neubren3

    Comment by neubren3 (original poster) at 5:39 PM on Mar. 30, 2011

  • Scratch, I can say after 25 years of cooking that it's never been so bad that I felt I had to make Hamburger helper
    adnilm

    Answer by adnilm at 1:42 AM on Mar. 31, 2011

  • I don't even look at HH, much less buy it. I make homemade versions all the time, and even DH is getting good at multiple varieties.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 1:35 PM on Mar. 31, 2011

  • Scratch
    miranda2011

    Answer by miranda2011 at 4:38 PM on Mar. 31, 2011

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