August 29th, 2014

5 Easy Back-To-School Night Meals

Easy Back-To-School Night Meals

The kids are back in school and the schedules and time crunch is back!

We need meals that are nourishing and delicious, but also hassle-free. That’s why I LOVE these easy back-to-school night meals. You literally heat, then serve them!

Here are 5 easy ways to make weeknight dinnertime a wonderful experience:

  1. Brisket with twice-baked potatoes. The meat is already sliced and sauced. Put it in the oven (the potatoes, too) and voila!
  2. Hickory-smoked ham and mashed potatoes with porcini mushrooms. Delicious and different. This meal is a hit!
  3. Chicken Spiedini. A new twist on a mealtime favorite – chicken! This Italian dish is so savory your family will devour it. Serve with your favorite noodles.
  4. Cold Water Lobster Tails. Did they ace the test? Break out this seafood favorite! You can grill, bake or boil them. Whichever way you choose, it’s simple! Try with creamed spinach.
  5. Beef Wellington. Put it in the oven and you have a gourmet meal that is rich and flavorful. Green beans in a mushroom cream sauce are an excellent accompaniment!

May all your school nights be stress free – or at least the ones when you take it easy on yourself and serve these meals!

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September 17th, 2013

Steak Notes: Back to School

Well, it’s back to school time! And that means packed lunches, dogs eating homework and jammed lockers.

Oh, sorry, those are just my nightmares.

But to keep your students from going off the deep end while at school, why not slip them a fun little note in their lunch sack?

I like this silly caped superhero steak stationery. It will remind them that if a steak can fly, THEY can pass that algebra exam.

Easy peasy.

Good luck to all our students learning the ways of the world this semester!

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August 19th, 2013

A Very Beefy Back To School

It’s the all-important back-to-school time!

Around my house, we like it but then we don’t like it.

We DON’T like it because that means summer is over and colder weather is looming. 🙁

Also? Hectic, hectic schedules. Homework, activities . . .

We DO like it because it’s a new school year full of exciting new beginnings. And the arguing between kids goes way down. We’re simply too busy.

Which gets me to my next subject. DINNER.

That’s always a tough one when we’re going in four different directions at night.

But that’s why I love Bake & Serve Gourmet meals when school starts. Literally, you pop them in the oven and then serve.

Plus, they’re really delicious! One of my all-time faves is Beef Wellington. So, so yummy.

There are lots of other great options like brisket, ham, baby back ribs, etc.

Check ’em out and save yourself some back-to-school headaches! I will be stocking up for sure!

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