Category Archives: 7 Ways / 7 Easy Days

Basics are essential to keeping our busy lives organized. That is true especially when it comes to meals. If you have a basic ingredient to call upon as the foundation of a weeks-worth of main meals, dinner at the table will be a joy for your family not chapter and verse from the book of “The Curse of the Evening Meal” or “We’re Having that Again!”

Freezer to Slow-Cooker: 5. Chicken Teriyaki with Pineapple Rice

# 5 Chicken Teriyaki with Pineapple Rice This is #5 in our 7 ways – 7 easy days category, one of our 7 “kit” dinners you make up yourself and freeze. Designed as a Slow Cooker dinner cooking up a wonderful ready-to-eat dinner while you do … Continue reading

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Freezer to Slow Cooker: 3. Asian Mushroom-Chicken w/Imperial Rice & Quinoa

This is #3 in our 7 ways – 7 easy days category, one of our 7 “kit” dinners you make up yourself and freeze. Designed as a Slow Cooker dinner cooking up a wonderful ready-to-eat dinner while you do  other things when time presses.  There are … Continue reading

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Freezer to Slow Cooker: 2. Chicken Breast Cordon Bleu w/ Rice & Red Pepper Green Beans

This is #2 in our 7 ways – 7 easy days category, one of our 7 “kit” dinners you make up yourself and freeze. Designed as a Slow Cooker dinner cooking up a wonderful ready-to-eat dinner while you do  other things when time presses.  There are a … Continue reading

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Freezer to Slow-Cooker: 1. BBQ Chicken Dinner

In our 7 ways – 7 easy days category we’ve decided to include 7 “kit” dinners you make up yourself and freeze. These are ready for that quick or ready-to-cook dinner when time presses as you call upon your Slow Cooker … Continue reading

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Polpette in salsa di peperone dolce (Meatballs/ Sweet Pepper Sauce )

Meat Balls in Sweet Pepper Sauce Once you try meatballs in sweet pepper sauce, you’ll never want any other kind. Easy to make and  quick to cook, these luscious meatballs are ideal for impromptu hot appetizers, but don’t be misled; … Continue reading

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Poulet Escalopes de moutarde au miel

Honey Mustard Chicken Bites           Serves 8 “Oven fried” tender cutlets of chicken breast/thigh meat that were dredged in honey mustard then finished with a crispy garlic parmesan crumb coating.  These chicken tenders need no sauce-on-the-side, but … Continue reading

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Farfalle Strati

Farfalle Strati Ingredients: 3 tbs. evoo (extra virgin olive oil) 1 c. sliced artichoke hearts (young tender) 1 c. thinly sliced zucchini sliced lengthwise (young tender) 3 cups fresh spinach (thoroughly washed and dried) 1 c. onion, roughly chopped 2 … Continue reading

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7 Days-7 Easy Ways “Italian” Style

Prologue A great marinara is essential as a base for many Italian dishes and as all good Italians (and lovers of all things Italian) know, marinara’s origin = alla marinara or “sailor-style”. “What has that to do with our dish,” you might ask? … Continue reading

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Chicken Salad – 7 Ways/7 Easy Days

Basic Chicken Salad        Serves 4   4 c. roasted chicken (OR any kind of cooked, including canned) 1/2 c. chicken broth (from the cooked chicken) 1 tbs. white wine vinegar or fresh lemon juice 1 c. each … Continue reading

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DAY 3 of 3 Days of Pantry Menus and Recipes

What’s for Dinner?   Yum! Day 3 Polly writes: Tonight I did exactly what you advised and it helped me plan for dinner and I didn’t have to run out for anything.  Granted, we didn’t have everything I’d liked to … Continue reading

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