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Quick and Easy Recipes


These quick and easy, delicious recipes will help you feed your family well, with less time and less money. The less time you spend in the kitchen, the more time you'll have for the rest of your life!
  1. Recipe Box
  2. Side Dishes and Salads
  3. Main Dish Recipes
  4. Soups and Stews
  5. Baking and Desserts
  6. Start With ...
  1. Seasonal Recipes
  2. Five Ingredients or Less
  3. Favorite Recipes
  4. Breakfast and Lunch Recipes
  5. Dinner Recipes
  6. Inexpensive Meal Recipes

Recipe Box

Recipe Box

This is where you'll find all of my recipes. They're organized like a real recipe box, with appetizers, salads, cookies, cakes, entrees, side dishes, soups, etc. Each category is broken down into other categories to make finding recipes easier. For instance, the entree section is divided into beef, chicken, pork, seafood, and vegetarian. These are broken down further: beef is divided into ground beef, steaks, roasts, etc. And remember, you can always find a recipe by typing the name in the search box on any page.

Side Dishes and Salads

Cabbage Tortellini Salad

Side dishes and salads round out the meal. These quick and easy recipes for side dishes include vegetables, potatoes, and rice. Salads include main dishes, hot and cold, along with side salads from a simple lettuce combination to a gelatin salad.

Main Dish Recipes

Spaghetti Casserole

The main dish is the centerpiece of the meal. These quick and easy recipes are delicious and simple. Whether you choose beef, chicken, pork, seafood, or a vegetarian recipe, your family will love the flavor.

Soups and Stews

Sweet and Sour Meatball Stew

Soups and stews are not only delicious and nutritious, but easy on you. Most quick and easy soup recipes, especially those cooked in the crockpot, just require you to put food in the pot and turn it on.

Baking and Desserts

Apple Bundt Cake

Many people think that a meal isn't complete unless there's a sweet ending. Now, you don't have to serve a layer cake or homemade pie with every dinner, because many of these quick and easy recipes take just minutes to make.

Start With ...

Crisp Bacon

Start With ... is a collection of quick and easy recipes that 'start with' one easily available, readily stored, and inexpensive ingredient, and builds main dishes, salads, soups, and desserts from that ingredient.

Seasonal Recipes

Halloween Pumpkin

As the calendar turns, certain foods come into season, and our tastes and needs change. What is delicious on a hot summer evening just doesn't work on a cold winter's night. Then there's the holidays. You know what that means - cooking and baking! With these quick and easy recipes, tips, tricks, and shortcuts, you'll breeze through the year easily.

Five Ingredients or Less

Pepperoni Pizza

All of these delicious quick and easy recipes use five ingredients or less, not including water, oil, flour, sugar, and seasonings. There are endless permutations of five ingredient combinations, from Five Ingredient Crockpot Recipes to Five Ingredient Chicken Stir-Fry Recipes.

Favorite Recipes

Parker House Rolls

Everyone has their favorite recipes; these are mine. These quick and easy recipes include those my mother made when I was small, fabulous recipes from my grandmothers, and those which have become favorites throughout the years. You'll love them too!

Breakfast and Lunch Recipes

Chicken Tomato Wrap Sandwiches

Breakfast and lunch may be the most challenging meals of the day. You can, of course, rely on cold cereal and canned soup, but what fun is that? These quick and easy recipes and ideas, from make ahead breakfasts to crockpot sandwich recipes, are all delicious.

Dinner Recipes

Bacon Meatloaf Dinner

Dinner may not be the most important meal of the day biologically, but it's the most important socially. Your family should sit down to the table for dinner at least a couple of times a week. Families who do this have a better connection, and the kids are less likely to get into trouble. But you don't have to cook and bake for hours. These quick and easy recipes will get dinner on the table in no time.

Inexpensive Meal Recipes

Corned Beef Slaw Sandwich

These quick and easy recipes and menus will feed four people for under ten dollars. Use fresh foods, seasonal ingredients will help you feed your family for much less money.

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