What Are Some Great Dinners That Can Be Made Without an Oven?

What Are Some Great Dinners That Can Be Made Without an Oven?

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Emma Christensen
Oct 3, 2014
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Q: My boyfriend just moved into a new studio apartment in downtown San Francisco. His tiny box of a living space doesn't have an oven. Just a stovetop and a microwave. Although we don't live together, I spend a good deal of my time at his place and I'm getting sick and tired of eating hamburger helper and ordering pizza.

I guess what I'm asking is are there any good alternatives or substitutes for not having an oven?

Sent by Ashley

Editor: Ashley, I'd recommend looking into stir-fries, quick skillet dinners, and soups! You might also think about getting a toaster oven for small baking projects or a slow cooker. Here are a few favorites:

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