Groan. This may be a boring topic for some of you... But google hasn't proved too helpful; I need real home cooks who I actually trust.
Started school this semester, work full time, and I am step-mom to three boys. All four of my guys need to be fed and are basically helpless if I don't cook, or leave a par-prepared meal with instructions the nights I'm not home.
The instructions usually involve something like "nuke green bowl 3.5 minutes. Grill meat." or "remove from crock pot and serve over cooked noodles."
There will be fewer mornings where I can do as much assembly as I have and I need some ideas for foods that freeze well, or can sit in the crock pot all day well, to make my life easier. Right now I make gigantic batches of meatballs that can be eaten a variety of ways, and I keep large batches of caramelized onions and shredded pork shoulder on hand in the freezer. The hardest part is selecting vegetables that don't get gross or require a lot of preparation.
It's not that I don't love doing the work, but over the next few months it will be impossible! Please help!