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Crescent Dogs ~ 31 Days of 31-Minute Dinners

Camping Crescent Dogs

Another kid favorite here! We actually made these for the first time over a year ago on a camping trip. And since then, they have become a staple for quick summer lunch and the occasional 'oh, no I need dinner made in 15 minutes' kind of evenings. Pictured above are the dogs getting ready to be cooked over the open flame of our campout fire. At home, I wrap the crescent … [Read more...]

Slopp-Cheesy Joe Sliders ~ 31 Days of 31-Minute Dinners

Sloppy Cheesy Sliders

It's KID-FAVORITE weekend! This weekend, I'm sharing 2 oldies, but goodies...starting with these Slopp-Cheesy Joe Sliders! My boys adore these sliders and they are so quick to make. Just mix up a skillet of sloppy joe meat, spoon it onto sliders, add a sliver of cheese and serve. I like to make a double batch of sloppy joes when I make them so I can freeze the other … [Read more...]

Philly Cheesesteak Sandwich ~ NEW 31 Days of 31 Minute Dinners

30-Minute Philly Cheesesteak Sandwich on

Fire up the broiler and call everyone for dinner! This one doesn't take long to get on the table at all! The reason...the meat in a cheesesteak is super thin and doesn't take long to cook at all. You'll spend more time slicing up the bell peppers than you will sautéing everything together! The flavors in this are simple, just as they should be. The only note I'll add is … [Read more...]

Buffalo Chicken Chili ~ 31 Days of 31-Minute Dinners

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This might be my all-time favorite soup/chili. Actually, I think it is my all-time favorite soup/chili. Take all the amazing flavors of spicy buffalo chicken wings and put them into a bowl and this is what you get. Tangy blue cheese, zesty hot sauce, crunchy celery and tender chicken pieces. So much delicious in this bowl of soup/chili! See the full 31-Minute Dinner … [Read more...]

Homemade Chicken and Biscuits with Barbecue Fry Sauce ~ NEW 31 Days of 31 Minute Dinners

Chicken and Biscuits with BBQ Fry Sauce |

  Did someone say "comfort food?" "QUICK, delicious Southern comfort food" that is? Everything about this recipe and this meal just screams delicious. From the easy to whip up BBQ Fry Sauce (I bet you have both ingredients in your fridge already!) to the homemade battered chicken strips. To the homemade biscuits. The key with getting this done quickly is doing … [Read more...]