Category Archives: Extra Speed Eats

Fast French Dip Sandwiches

  Here’s another ‘recipe’ for cooks who cook without recipes.  (You know who you are.) Fast French Dip Sandwiches Warm thinly sliced roast beef.  Toast hoagie rolls.  Assemble.  Serve with a small bowl of Au Jus.  Bam!  Done!   Simple … Continue reading

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Grill-It-2-Skillet

  Want to grill something one night and make a quick skillet dinner with the extras the next?  That’s what I call Grill-It-2-Skillet cooking. These are some of my favorites:   Grilled Dinner Day 1           … Continue reading

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A New Spin on Chicken Wraps

Fresh from my Newly Created Recipes file is a terrific Chicken Wrap with Pesto Vinaigrette dish.  I use the term ‘recipe’ very loosely.  I rarely actually cook from a recipe.  So, if you cook like I do, with an ingredients … Continue reading

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No-Guilt Nachos

Here’s a simple and healthy meal or snack you can whip up in less than 15 minutes. No-Guilt Nachos Layer onto individual plates: Baked Tortilla Chips Bean Dip or Vegetarian Refried Beans (warmed) Grated Cheese Microwave each plate individually to … Continue reading

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Easy Chicken

  In honor of my sister-in-law who asked me, “What are some easy ways to make chicken?”, I’m dedicating this post.  I’m going to take the liberty of reading a few more details into that seemingly straight forward question.  Such … Continue reading

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Take a Dip

Here’s a dip that’s simple to prepare at the last minute.  Add it to the snack table at a party.  Everyone loves this one.  Nothing to take home but an empty bowl. Bean Dip 1 can (30 oz) refried beans … Continue reading

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Chowderheads Can Cook

  You’ll be surprised at how quick you can put this chowder together.  Depending on how proficient you are with a can opener this is a 20 minute meal.  Really.  Chicken Corn Chowder ½ c onion, chopped 1 tsp minced … Continue reading

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Extra Speed Eats

There are those moments that I want to get something good on the dinner table in a hurry.  The proverbial quick and easy meal.  I don’t always cook that way.  I can chill.  Slow down.  Take purposeful time to experiment … Continue reading

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