One of the misconceptions people (especially readers of my blog) have about me is that I cook every meal from scratch, and don’t make “normal” meals like Hamburger Helper, franks and macaroni and cheese, etc. Nothing could be further from the truth. While it’s true that we do cook more often than a lot of people we know, we too like convenience products. I’d say, in all honesty (at least this time of the year), we cook convenience type dinners (or repeats of our standbys) 3-4 days a week. The other days we’ll try out new recipes, or go out to eat. This is an example of one of our convenience dinners:
One of our favorite places to shop in town is Trader Joe’s – there are so many delicious things there that I can (in my head) come up with meals on the fly as I shop. This one, in particular couldn’t be simpler. Three main ingredients:
So tell me, what do you guys do for convenience foods? What are your go-to busy night meals?