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Chicken Soft Tacos with Kickin’ Corn

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on August 14, 2009

A scrumptious (and potentially spicy) meal for Friday night! No need to go out for Mexican tonight!!!

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Garden Marinara Sauce

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on August 7, 2009

A small batch of marinara sauce using a few tomatoes from the garden…I plan to make this same sauce “in bulk” when more of the tomatoes ripen!

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Chicken Fajita Pizza

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on July 28, 2009

No photo tonight…because I have no Internet at my home at the moment. If you follow me on Twitter, you know I was none to happy with amount of time I spent on the phone trying to order a new modem. But at least they threw in free overnight shipping and a month of free […]

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Macaroni Salad for a Crowd

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on July 14, 2009

A scrumptious macaroni salad for a crowd! For less than $5!!!

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Balsamic Chicken Pasta Salad

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on July 1, 2009

I LOVE pasta salads…probably because “anything goes”…check out the pasta salad we had tonight!

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Shrimp Kabobs with Creamy Dijon Dill Sauce

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on May 29, 2009

Experimenting with a new sauce for grilled salmon…

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Ginger Chicken Stirfry

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on February 28, 2009

This recipe can now be found exclusively in The $5 Dinner Mom Cookbook.

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Veggie Tacos and Spanish Rice

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on February 18, 2009

Y’all. Tonight’s meal is inspired by Big Mama and her love of obsession with Order Up and their veggie tacos! If you are ever in San Antonio, you have got to stop in! I promise you won’t be disappointed! Every meal is made from scratch, using fresh ingredients. It’s scrumptious, y’all! (Thinking about TX and […]

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Sweet and Sour Pork

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on January 9, 2009

Despite all my meal planning efforts, today was one of those days where it was 5 pm and I hadn’t set foot in the kitchen to start making dinner (we usually eat at 5:30). We all have “one of those days” and today was mine! But, thankfully we didn’t resort to eating out, because I […]

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Twice Baked Potatoes with Salad

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on January 8, 2009

I don’t make too many salads because they are generally a more expensive veggie side. Since I found a bag of lettuce at the store for just $.50, I thought I’d try to pull it off! Oh yeah, I updated the “About Me” tab on the site. If you are reading in a reader or […]

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