We almost called this episode: how to not f**king cook ever again. That’s where things are. If you’re with us, this episode is for you. Not because we can help you never cook again, but because we brainstorm all the ways to whip up dinner using 6 of our favorite freezer shortcuts. Minimal cooking for the win — or at least for survival these days.
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We Never Want to Cook Again
What do you do when you never want to cook again, but you have to cook again… because kids. You can have other people cook, you can order in, or you can make your absolute easiest meals ever. Cereal counts, sandwiches count, hummus counts and all of these ideas using our favorite freezer shortcuts count too.
Wash, rinse, repeat.
Here are the recipes and links mentioned in this week’s episode:
Melissa Clark’s Potato-Cheddar Soup with Quick Pickled Jalapeños
Easy Potato Pancakes using store-bought hash browns
Oooh! Greek Potato Fritters using frozen hash browns
Our Basic Risotto recipe (with tips on how to flavor it up with whatever you have on hand)
One version of Spanikorizo, Greek Spinach Rice (every Greek family has a version!)
Meghan’s favorite fried food fest platter
Here are a couple of products that we mentioned too:
Dorot Gardens frozen garlic
Stacie’s favorite Herdez Roasted Salsa Verde (they also make a mild version)
Other DIJFY Episodes You’ll Love
If you loved this episode, we think you’ll also love these past episode. Binge listen, activate!
What to Freeze and Not to Freeze for Easier Weeknight Cooking
Our Best Dinner Shortcuts — and Shortcut Dinners with Kelsey Nixon
Enlightened: Delicious Low-Sugar and Low-Carb Desserts
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