Sweet and Sour Pork Chops in the Slow Cooker or How to Make Dinner from What’s in the Fridge

Good news!  Just by rummaging through your pantry, fridge and freezer and creatively combining a few ingredients, you can have dinner tonight.

Here’s how it works.  Choose a meat from the fridge or freezer.  I chose boneless pork chops, but you might pick chicken or beef instead.

Check the fridge for a likely looking veggie or two.  I found a green pepper and onion.  Other candidates include red pepper, green onions, sugar snap peas, green beans, carrots – you get the idea.  Anything that you’ve got that sounds good. [Read more…]

Orange Chicken

I’ve made this twice now.  It is so easy and we all love it.  The taste is similar to sweet and sour chicken, but it has a little bit of kick from red pepper flakes in the sauce.

It’s a complete cheater meal, making use of several convenience items.  That means this meal can be fixed in just about 15 minutes.  Faster than grabbing food at a restaurant.

Here’s what you’ll need: [Read more…]

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