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Pork Chops, Red Potatoes & Apple Skillet Dinner ~ New Recipe!

Pork Chops Red Potato Apple Skillet-10

My boys love pork chops. I like pork chops with apple sauce. Because it just seems like the right thing to serve with pork chips. Well, here's a non-applesauce version of pork chops...using fresh apples instead. Because I'm a rebel like that. Seriously, this is some amazing food. Also, please pardon the iphone photos here. The baby ran off with my SD card for my camera … [Read more...]

13 Best Pork Chop and Pork Roast Recipes

13 Best Pork Chop & Roast Recipes | 5DollarDinners.com

In case you haven't seen this AWESOME pork chop and pork roast sale at Costco...you need to take advantage and stock up your freezer! Costco has their Pork Chops and Pork Roasts on sale for $3.49 off any package, which is basically the same as getting ONE POUND free! (See all the Costco Deals here, but hurry because they are only valid for two more days until January … [Read more...]

NEW Recipe! Homemade Cream of Mushroom Soup

Creamy Ranch Chicken Skillet Recipe-8

Homemade 'cream of soup' sauce are a bazillion times better than the canned version. Because they taste better...fresher...and because you know exactly the ingredients that were added to the sauce. You can pronounce them all. And then there's the you can season it as you like. Give it some garlic flare. Or a punch of onion flavor. I began making homemade 'cream of soup' … [Read more...]

Freezer Friendly Black Bean Tamale Pie {Vegetarian}

Vegetarian Black Bean Tamale Pie | 5DollarDinners.com

A Mexican New Year's food tradition is tamales. These are made of corn flour and are wrapped and steamed in a corn husk. They are very pretty and have a wide variety of flavors that can take you from breakfast to dinner. I enjoy tamales as long as someone else makes them. They take up a lot of space to store and cook, are challenging to reheat in large quantities, and … [Read more...]

Tex Mex Chicken Skillet

Tex Mex Chicken Skillet

This is one that I can make and we'll polish it off. I'm raising a bunch of boys who adore Tex-Mex food and this is one of their faves. (Minus the oldest who still picks beans out of everything! As long as he is the one separating them from the rest of the meal, that's fine with me!) If you don't have leftover shredded chicken, you could also cut up some boneless skinless … [Read more...]