what to make for dinner if your oven breaks

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So far we’ve had: bacon,lettuce, tomato sandwiches
chicken sandwiches (from chicken I had cooked the day before the oven broke)
grilled hamburgers
tonight we had baked potatoes (microwave) with a little chili I had frozen from another day. They were yummy!
And tomorrow we are having a pork roast cooked in the crockpot.
We did make one big breakfast with biscuits cooked in the oven on broil with a pan over the top of them so they didn’t burn and I made blueberry pancakes one day (I so wanted to make a quiche for breakfast but too scared to burn it in the broiler, so I passed on this one).

I am so hoping my part comes in on Tuesday but in the event it doesn’t I really need to plan dinner now. A good pasta dish would be good. Sometimes we have veggie night with like green beans/broccoli/tomatoes and macaroni and cheese. Funny thing is a lot of times when I make pasta they don’t tend to notice I didn’t put meat in it. lol Yeah, I’m sneaky like that. 🙂 I’ll update you if my part comes in! Otherwise I’ll keep cooking creatively. Has this happened to you? How did you get by?

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  1. Cookie's Mom says:

    Thank goodness for toaster ovens, BBQs, indoor grills and microwaves! Can you imagine life without any of those? Actually…. I probably eat a lot healthier – salads, juices from my juicer, fresh fruit, almond butter and jam sandwiches (I have a 3 year old, so we eat those a lot!).

    Anyway, I sure hope the part arrives soon too. It's hard enough figuring out what to eat for dinner every night! 🙂

  2. Me too! Can you imagine having to cook over a fireplace in this heat. No wonder back in the old times the kitchen was a separate house all together. Whew.On the postive side I'm not really heating up my kitchen. 🙂

  3. Kathy T says:

    Seeing that I can’t cook… this works out even better.. My husband often says dont’ use oven