I used to sit down every weekend and plan the meals for the week and get my grocery shopping list together. I would spend way too much time browsing recipe books and trying to be creative with the menu. The fact was though that we weren't all that creative and ended up using the same handful of recipes over and over again. Most of us probably have a go-to set of meals we use and re-use over and over. Every once in a while, we like to spice things up of course. When we like a meal, we want to remember that!
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