How to Cook a Whole Chicken in the Slow Cooker ~ New Recipe in 31 Days of Freezer Cooking

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Welcome to the first post in the "31 Days of Freezer Cooking Recipes" series! This is our 4th "31 Days" series and I love that we are going to share what feels like a bazillion recipes, concepts and ideas with you this month! I am a 'freezer shopper'...meaning that I often times shop from my freezer when it comes time to prepare dinner. I am quite the bargain grocery shopper … [Read more...]

Featured Pinterest Board: Tacos, Burritos, Enchiladas – All Things Mexican

Having lived in the Dominican Republic and Texas for years, I have a special appreciation and appetite for Mexican food.  It's one of my first picks when we go out to eat which isn't often, so I've learned to make my own. Take a look at some of my favorite Mexican recipes... TexMex Restaurant Style Rice Mushroom Fajita Enchiladas (vegetarian) Cast Iron Chicken … [Read more...]

How to Roast Hatch Chiles

How to Roast Hatch Chiles | 5DollarDinners.com

My trip to the grocery store last week almost brought me to tears. An old friend caught my eye as I entered the store. The beautiful, glossy green pepper I look forward to every year was back. I knew that my weekend would revolve around roasting and enjoying these deliciously warm, smoky, and mildly hot Hatch chiles. If you’re new to Hatch green chile peppers then let me … [Read more...]

15 Grab ‘n Go Breakfast Ideas

15 Grab n Go Breakfast Ideas | 5DollarDinners.com

Well, we've been talking so much about back to school lunches, I almost forgot about the whole 'what's a quick and easy breakfast option that I can grab 'n go' concept! BECAUSE WE ALL HAVE THOSE MORNINGS. I try to get everyone up 15 minutes earlier than I think we need to get up, in order to just get through the morning routine. I don't like the frenzy that happens with … [Read more...]

How to Cook Bacon in the Oven

How to Cook Bacon in the Oven | 5DollarDinners.com

Have you ever cooked bacon in the oven?! It used to be that I'd cook a few pieces of bacon from the package in a skillet, occassionally the microwave if I was in a hurry. But this growing brood of boys of mine means I'm making a full package every.single.time. Because we like bacon. BACON. BAAAACCCCCOOOOOOOOON! It's pretty simple. Place all the bacon onto a … [Read more...]