what are some good non oven dinners I can make for my family?

Lindsey - posted on 08/12/2010 ( 3 moms have responded )

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It gets sooo hot in my house when I use the oven and I cant stand it.What are some non oven easy things I can make without heating the house up? we are a real simple family when it comes to food,nothing fancy or complicated.

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Kimberly - posted on 08/12/2010

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My kids love fettucini chicken helper and we use the canned chicken. If you have a grill you can cook more meat outside and that would help also. I cook a skillet chicken parm. I cut up my chicken put some olive in the skillet and cook it then I cover it in spagetti sauce, then I top that with motzarella cheese and cover. Once the cheese is melted I put in on spagetti noodles and the kids eat it up.

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My kids love mac n cheese and hot dogs also, they call it doggy mac. I use my BBQ most of the summer and you can cook almost anything on a grill. Potatoes (baked or dice them up and stick them in a foil bag with butter), corn on the cob, beef, pork, chicken, I literally use my grill for everything but spaghetti or mashed potatoes in the summer. I refuse to use my oven once it gets over 70 outside.

Shana - posted on 08/12/2010

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my kids are young, but they love mac and cheese with hot dogs, or if we are all eating the same thing, i keep skillet meals onhand, they are a lifesaver sometimes

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