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15 Shortcut Dinner Tricks When You're Short on Time and Patience

Here are 15 tips and tricks to get in and out of the kitchen in no time!

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1) Use An Electric Kettle To Make Water boil Faster

Waiting for water to boil is annoying, especially when you just need to cook pasta for a quick and easy dinner. Our recommendation? Invest in a high-quality electric kettle. Electric kettles are designed to make water boil in a matter of minutes (2 -3, versus 10-15 on the stovetop). Then you can just pour the boiling water into a pot, turn the heat up, and it's ready to go! This is especially convenient when you don't have to boil large quantities of water.


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VIDEO: Chicken Quesadillas

These quick and easy chicken quesadillas are the perfect, last-minute family dinner!

INGREDIENTS:

  • 2 chicken breasts
  • 1/2 cup of tomato sauce
  • 1/2 cup of chives, chopped
  • 1 tsp. of Mexican spice mix
  • 4 Tortillas
  • Cheddar
  • Salt, to taste

METHOD:

  1. Put shredded chicken breast, tomato sauce, chives, and mexican spice mix in a bowl and mix together.
  2. Lay out the tortillas. Place a slice of cheddar in the center, and cover with the chicken mix.
  3. Fold up tortillas, and heat in a frying pan until golden.
  4. Enjoy!

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