Barbecue Chicken PizzaWhen it comes to making dinner, the last thing I want to do after a crazy long day is spend more than a half hour cooking up something delicious. The meal is my favorite meal to conjure up, but the facts are that, generally, it takes longer. Why's that? Because there are so many more fun options when it comes to dinner. Fun outside of the box things like pasta, casseroles, rice dishes ... these things take time.

So what's a lady who loves good food to do? Find those few great go-to recipes that are awesomely delicious, but don't take forever to make. Check out these 5 easy recipes for a busy weeknight:

What are your go-to meals when you're in a time crunch?

 

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