What Would You Do with 30 lbs of Chicken?

Chicken Meals in Minutes

During my first week of beginning my 10 Minute Dinners blog (with all five of you reading), I shared this post. As I began writing up my next C.O.S.T Cooking post for this series, I realized this really gives you a glimpse into simplifying our meal time so that we can enjoy our minutes connecting, [...]

How Can It Be So Easy Chicken Divan

Easy Chicken Divan @10MinuteDinners

The phone rings at 5:00 and it’s your husband informing you that his sales team is coming home for dinner. They are in town for this last evening, and this is the only opening they have available. Your mouth starts foaming, your hands sweat profusely, and the thought of getting the house in order, let [...]

Black Forest Ham and Cheese Panini

Black Forest Ham and Cheese Panini @ 10minutedinners

Often we forget that it’s the littlest touches that make a meal special or memorable. Even in creating a 10 Minute Dinner, we can add a unique touch without a lot of time. For instance, instead of just serving your basic ham and cheese sandwich,  slather the outside bread with butter or olive oil, grill [...]

Homemade Bread in Five Minutes

5 minute bread artisan style

For years, I’ve been making homemade bread for my family. Since carbs constitute my most favorite food group, there’s nothing as yummy as steaming hot bread fresh out of the oven. Can you smell it? Is your mouth watering? How about slathered with butter? Ok, I’ll stop. It’s mean to tempt you all, and then [...]

Mini Biscuit Meatloaves (& tons of variations)

Mini Biscuit meatloaves

Long before that Extreme Couponing show came into existence, I have been a couponer – a Realistic Couponer.  One who uses that kind of food savings to benefit my family, but not one that goes overboard. With five children, four of them teenagers, it’s important for me to stay on top of my Grocery Guru [...]

Cooking Ground Beef in Bulk (Crock Pot Taco Meat)

Crock Pot Taco Meat

Undoubtedly, one of the most difficult tasks for getting meals made with only ten minutes of preparation time is for those of us who must have a power packed protein in the form of chicken, beef, pork etc. If I try to serve more than two vegetarian meals a week, my family revolts, so I [...]