batch cooking

The Meals I’m Leaving Behind…

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on February 8, 2012

I’m headed out of town this weekend for a conference. And while I know my husband plays a wonderful Mr. Mom when I travel, I like to make it as simple as possible for him to get dinner on the table for himself and the kids! (There’s that simple word again.) Usually, there isn’t a […]

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Tricia’s Slow Cooker Batch Cooking Navy Beans

by Tricia H on January 26, 2012

I really love it when my slow cooker can do the work for me and in the winter months that means navy beans.

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12 in ’12 – Meal Ministry Ideas

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on January 16, 2012

There are many times throughout the year that we are called on to make a meal for someone we know and love…

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This super simple recipe for Chicken Pesto with Bowtie Pasta made in a slow cooker is a great way to cook once and eat many times!

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Tricia’s October Potatofest Recipes

by Tricia H on October 27, 2011

Our feeding the larger family ways will help you feed a crowd and take a break during the holidays!

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Shopping Trip & Batch Cooking Plan

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on October 27, 2011

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Apple Crisp – Freezer, Slow Cooker, Oven and Campfire {Guest Post}

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on October 26, 2011

I like to make several kits in batches and freeze the crumb topping with it. This is a fantastic way to preserve the “not so perfect apple” and prevent waste…

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In an attempt to keep my guys from having to go out to eat every night while I’m gone, I’ve put together some meal options for them.

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It’s been awhile since I shared a batch cooking plan…so long that we’ve already enjoyed all those foods and need to restock the freezer!

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Tricia’s Savings with Homemade Hummus

by Tricia H on September 22, 2011

Raise your hand if you love hummus. Yes, yes, lots of folks out there. Me too! Ok. How many of you pay big bucks for one of those tiny tubs of hummus at the store? A few, yes. How many have this little problem of keeping food and snacks stocked in your house? Me too! […]

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