Tag Archives: kid-friendly

Shells and Cheese

I wanted to make macaroni and cheese this week because we’re into casseroles right now. It gets harder and harder to eat before 7PM these days so I try to make meals on the weekends that I can refrigerate and … Continue reading

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Baked Lemon Chicken Tenders

My hunt for 1001 ways to cook chicken seems never ending.  After I finished cleaning out my freezer a few weeks ago, I discovered that I had frozen more chicken over the last six months than any one family could … Continue reading

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Kid Friendly Meals

The worst thing in the world about working full-time – whether you’re at an office or a stay-at-home parent – is to have that adorable little face look up at you around dinner time and wrinkle his nose at what … Continue reading

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Macaroni and Cheese

Steve went on an overnight business trip last night, which meant entertaining, feeding, bathing, and putting Super Toddler to sleep fell to me, with a huge assist from Awesome Auntie Erica who was crucial to distraction by letting Thomas eat chocolate … Continue reading

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Lasagna Rolls

The lazy person’s version of lasagna is much easier to assemble and cooks faster.  The basic principles are the same: noodles, sauce, ricotta, parmesan cheese, mozzarella.  I sneak spinach into this version so that I can at least pretend my family … Continue reading

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Parmesan Chicken Tenders

This is a simple, easy meal that takes very little time to prepare.  Prep time is two minutes (five if you’re like me and cut your own chicken tenders) and cooking time is no more than twenty minutes. I made … Continue reading

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Spaghetti and Meatballs

Every year, for my birthday, my mother cooks me dinner.  She has made me the same dinner, every year, since I was about eight years old.  Spaghetti and meatballs.  It’s my favorite thing that she makes. I had fresh oregano … Continue reading

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