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Fall lends itself to delicious slow cooked meals that not only feed the family, but also warm up the house with the tasty aroma of a home cooked dinner.  I love making roasts in our oven whenever I get the chance. When I find roasts on sale at the store, I usually buy two - one to cook and one to freeze.

I place the roast in a roasting pan, and make sure to line the bottom of the pan well with tinfoil so that clean up is easy. I season it simply with salt, pepper and olive oil. Then I add in garlic cloves, onions, and carrots to give a nice overall flavor. Celery is also great. I cook the roast long and slow in the oven until tender.

This is a great "set it and forget it" method that allows me to take care of other things while dinner is making.

It's a favorite meal, not only because it is easy to make, but because there are wonderful leftovers for the next day.

Moms, what are your favorite meals to cook during the fall?

by on Sep. 29, 2012 at 12:00 AM
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by Bronze Member on Oct. 1, 2012 at 11:43 AM
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Chicken and dumplings!!

by Member on Oct. 1, 2012 at 11:51 AM
My chicken noodle soup :)
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by Margaret on Oct. 1, 2012 at 11:55 AM

I love cooking roasts and I'm starting to cook chowders as well.  Nice hearty healthy meals for us!

by Member on Oct. 1, 2012 at 12:09 PM

shepards pie, stuffed peppers, and chicken noodle soup

by Member on Oct. 1, 2012 at 12:11 PM
Yum! I love to cook beef stew. I also like to do chicken and dumplings.
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by Member on Oct. 1, 2012 at 12:30 PM

beef stroganoff!

by on Oct. 1, 2012 at 12:34 PM
anything in our crockpot.
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by Bronze Member on Oct. 1, 2012 at 12:42 PM

Looks yummy!

by Bronze Member on Oct. 1, 2012 at 1:14 PM

Love pork chops and pork roast with mashed potatoes. My dh cooks alot in the fall: fish, cottage pies, turkey roasts.

by Member on Oct. 1, 2012 at 1:35 PM
More stews!
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