Growing up, this was the meal I always wanted on my birthday. Mother made the sauce from scratch, but I use store-bought spaghetti sauce to save time. Replace the ground beef with Italian sausage if you want more spice. —Deb Morrison, Skiatook, Oklahoma Skip links
This is an old standby when time's limited and guests are expected for dinner. It's a combination of several easy lasagna recipes I have tried over the years. —Mary Grimm, Williamsburg, Iowa Skip links
Tastes like pizza, looks like manicotti and everyone loves it! It works great for teacher meetings and potlucks because it can be made well in advance, reheated as needed, and travels well. It's easier than stuffing filling into manicotti noodles! —Jamie Miller, Maple Grove, Minnesota Skip links
Choosing cheaper cuts of meat is one of the most basic ways to save money on groceries. A long time ago I began to buy boneless, skinless chicken thighs more than chicken breasts, mostly because the flavor is better, but thighs are also cheaper than breasts! If you buy chicken thighs that are bone-in and skin-on, though, you'll save even more money. I recently saw bone-in, skin-on chicken thighs for $0.69 per lb! Even better, this recipe for crispy roasted chicken thighs is a family favorite! One of my favorite bloggers/podcasters to follow is the Lazy Genius, who has a
This vegetarian lasagna is filled with meaty shiitake and cremini mushrooms, spinach, and ricotta and Mozzarella cheeses, so your meat-eating guests will be fighting for seconds along with the vegetarians!
I needed a simple, healthy recipe immediately. I was in a lazy mood. I was getting ready to order a pizza. But then....I realized that I had bought a watermelon a while back, and it was probably going to go bad.Sidenote: Does anyone out there know when a watermelon goes bad....and is there…
"This is a refreshing summer drink to enjoy on those lazy dog days of summer," reports Kathy Kittell from her home in Lenexa, Kansas. With the simple syrup in the fridge, it's a breeze to stir up this thirst-quenching beverage by the glass or pitcher. Skip links
Tofu Ricotta (vegan, gluten free) - This easy versatile recipe is perfect for lasagna, ravioli, pizza, calzones, or served as a dip. Use wherever you would the dairy version. No one will even notice it is tofu! After pressing, it takes minutes to make and could not be any easier!
True, a jarred sauce offers wonderful convenience. But a homemade version absolutely can’t be beat! Try this versatile sauce over pasta, in a lasagna or stuffed in shells. Angus Barsch — Milwaukee, Wisconsin Skip links
I have a cookbook, Desperation Dinners, that I pull out every once in a while when I need a meal in a hurry. Although some of the recipe titles are eye-rolling, to say the least, the meals come together FAST