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Working mom needs some cooking inspiration

ClippyZ | Sep 18, 2013 02:08 PM

I'm a working mom, and I've found that I'm in a total cooking rut lately. Or, as my husband puts it, I've lost my cooking mojo.

I basically have 30 minutes or less from the time I walk through the door to get dinner on the table (or meltdown city ...). This means, either very simple recipes, or a lot of pre-prep the night before.

My daughter is a pretty good eater and will at least try most things (even if she doesn't like everything), though heat-spicy stuff she won't. Family favorites are roast chicken, chicken soup, peanut soba noodles, enchiladas, pasta (of course!), roasted sausage with peppers, tofu stir fry ...

What do you cook for your family that is a crowd pleaser? I'd so appreciate some inspiration!

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