Delicious Summer Recipes with DG Easy Meals

July 16, 2019

Summer can be a wonderful time to try new flavors and dishes without compromising on time. Spend less time in the kitchen this summer and more time enjoying the longer, warmer days. Consider getting creative in the kitchen this summer with easy, affordable recipes from DG Easy Meals at From main and side dishes to appetizers and desserts, there are a wide variety of simple recipes to help you have discover a new mealtime favorite that have maximum flavor with minimal effort.

To get you started, try out these tasty recipes for your next summer get together or cookout:

Sunny’s Easy Sweet and Spicy Chicken Thighs and Rice

For the chicken
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • ½ cup chopped sweet onion
  • 8 chicken boneless, skinless thighs
  • Kosher salt and black pepper
  • 1 cup sweet and spicy sauce
For the rice
  • 1 cup un-cooked yellow rice
  • 1½ cups chicken stock
  • ½ cup sweet and spicy sauce
  • clove garlic, grated on a rasp
  • sprigs fresh thyme
  • Kosher salt and black pepper
  • ¼ cup chopped fresh parsley
  1. Make the chicken. In a large pan on medium high heat add the oil and when it begins to swirl, add the chicken and sear until golden brown then flip. Add the onions and sauce. Cover and lower to a simmer. Cook until the chicken is cooked through, about 10-15 minutes.
  2. Make the rice and serve. In a rice cooker add the rice, chicken stock, sauce, garlic, thyme, a pinch of salt and a few grinds of black pepper. Turn on and let cook as directed. When done, add the parsley and fluff. Serve with chicken over the top.
S'mores Ice Cream Bars

  • HERSHEY'S Milk Chocolate Bars, 6-pack
  • HERSHEY’S Syrup
  • HONEY MAID graham crackers
  • Vanilla ice cream
  1. Break a graham cracker in half.
  2. Add 1/2 of a HERSHEY'S Milk Chocolate Bar to one half of the cracker.
  3. Place in your microwave for 5-10 seconds to melt the chocolate.
  4. Remove cracker and chocolate from microwave.
  5. Add a small scoop of vanilla ice cream on top of the melted chocolate.
  6. Drizzle with HERSHEY’S Syrup.
  7. Top with the other half of the graham cracker and enjoy!

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