Ramen Egg Foo Young. Quick, tasty and inexpensive–what more could you ask for in a recipe? Eggs are such a good protein, and so affordable compared to meat these days. I buy 2 dozen fresh eggs from a local farmer each week and am always looking for good recipes, especially non breakfast recipes, to use them up. … Keep Reading
Dinner just tastes better when it’s done on the grill–doesn’t it? It seems simple–just light fire, add seasoned or marinated meat and go. You can do that and wind up with a good meal–but with the appropriate equipment (like cedar planks) and a bit of technique you can create something truly exceptional. I was lucky… Keep Reading
I’m always looking for new bean recipes to work in to my weekly meal plans. My sister in Colorado made this crockpot stew and just raved about it–she said she couldn’t stop eating it and that everyone who tried it at her work just loved it. I made it for the family and it was… Keep Reading
This lovely egg and spinach pie is reminiscent of Greek Spanakopita–but since it’s just one big pie it’s a bit easier to make. This was what Princess made for the family the very first time she cooked dinner all by herself! Hey-if an 11 year old can make this, you know you can too.
Looking for a tasty fall meal to stretch your budget? These delicious butternut stuffed shells are just what the doctor ordered! Winter squash such as butternut is easy (and cheap!) to find this time of year. They are a budget stretching meatless meal (aka vegetarian!) to put into your rotation, and they are packed full… Keep Reading
This mock (or cheater’s) Alfredo sauce is not exactly bargain basement frugality, neither is it a low calorie option. However besides being quick and easy it is also much less expensive and less caloric than full fledged Alfredo-which call for a lot more butter, heavy cream, and real fresh Parmesan cheese. Preparing a more luxurious… Keep Reading