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School’s back in full force and the rush is on to get everyone to their appointed classes and after-school activities.  It must be fall!  But just because the daily pace picks up this time of year doesn’t mean that mealtime has to suffer.  Yes, fast food without the drive-through can still be a reality.  For example, here’s a quick and delicious supper idea with plenty of homemade goodness for hungry fall appetites. 

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