I prefer something I can make ahead of time & just re-heat. One of my favorites is Chicken Cacciatore. Like most things with tomatoes, it is even better the next day, after the flavors have a chance to mingle.
I wouldn't call it easy (though it's not really difficult - just time-consuming), as I cut up all of the chicken instead of keeping it on the bone as in traditional CC, but the make-ahead factor makes up for this.
It is basically a healthy meal, with the onions, peppers, black olives, tomatoes, & chicken. (Plus a glass of red wine!) These days, of course, I serve it over a high-fiber pasta (like Dreamfields) rather than traditional white pasta.
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Something that I don't have to stay in the kitchen all day working on.
Jeanut in Ga eastern time zone
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Italian meatball soup with garlic bread.
Slowly and surely wins the race.
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I NEVER have company for meals, I never have company period. My apartment is too small and I don't have room for anyone to sit, lol
BUT, if I did, it would probably be something easy like spaghetti or some kind of casserole.
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meatballs and spaghetti easy peasy
Peggy from NY &Florida
Autumn Oaks BLC-24
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What you do speaks so loudly that I cannot hear what you say
current weight: 159.0
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I seldom have people for meals. I'm Vegan and most people want meat with every meal and don't want "fake" meat. I've even had people run to the bathroom after realizing something they thought was meat wasn't.
Edited by: MARYALICE411 at: 1/19/2013 (11:01)
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MaryAlice from Alvin TX
current weight: 161.5
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Sliced turkey sandwiches.
current weight: 135.0
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Round Up Beef Rolls served with a cheese and mushroom sauce.
Pounds lost: 11.5
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My favorite is tamales. I don't make them often, but usually when we have company.
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