Easy Stovetop Meals

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brats and peppers

It’s August. Who wants to heat up the oven when it feels like an oven outside? Not me.

So, that means dinner can be no-cook, slowcooked, grilled, paninied or cooked on the stove top. Over the coming weeks I’ll be sharing recipes to help you stand the heat and still be in the kitchen — or not. Since all these methods allow you to be fairly hands-free for meal prep, you can come on in to prep and eat and then dash outside for last minute summer fun.

Let’s eat!

Bratwurst with Sauteed Peppers and Onions

Easy Nacho Appetizer Away from Home

Easy Nacho Appetizer

sunbutter noodles

Quick Sunflower Seed Butter Noodle Stirfry

Cilantro Shrimp 2

Cilantro Shrimp Pasta

skillet pork chops

Easy Skillet Pork Chops

Chicken Smothered in Onions (sorry, it’s a small pic, but a yummy dish!)

Pulled Chicken Sliders

Pulled Chicken Sliders

Got a favorite stovetop recipe?

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  1. Here in W Texas, I try to avoid using my oven most of the summer. Even the stovetop for long can heat up my kitchen and cause my ac to work overtime. So, I crockpot, grill and use the side burner on my grill as much as I can. Some of our favorite stovetop meals are sloppy joes, stir fry, “unstuffed” peppers, a curry dish with ground turkey, chicken cacciatore… I love Jamie’s spice blend, never thought to add it to already cooked chicken. And I have a chicken I roasted on my grill leftover…looks like your pulled chicken sliders for dinner tonight…but with pitas made on the grill. Thanks for the idea.

  2. Our favorite grilled item is hamburgers. Vary them by doing different toppings. Bacon, cheddar and BBQ sauce. Swiss and mushroom. Taco seasoning and avocodo, onion, and tomato. The variations are endless….

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