It is summer time which means family gatherings and barbecues. If there is one thing I HAVE to have a cookout, it is baked beans. I just simply love baked beans. I love my personal recipe so much that when we go out to restaurants I am often disappointed at their version. Yes… I am […]
How to Keep Salad Fresh Have you ever wondered How to Keep Salad Fresh? I know that we used to struggle with keeping our saldd beautiful and crisp. We would buy it from the store and it always seemed to go bad before we could use it all. We finally came up with some clever […]
I’ve got a fun and frugal dinner idea – Sloppy Joes. Now, this isn’t what you are thinking… this was not poured from a can. This is a much better version, but just as easy to make. Besides ground beef, you only need three ingredients to make this delicious Sloppy Joes recipe: Mustard Ketchup Brown […]
School is in full swing here, which means our schedule is filling up and dinner time is just getting crazier and crazier. This Beef and Noodles Recipe is perfect for those busy weeknight meals, because it only takes 20 minutes to make! While this isn’t a gourmet dinner (ok, maybe none of my recipes are), […]
My oh my, this is our favorite Crockpot Chicken Tortilla soup recipe. It is so easy to make, and very frugal friendly. This soup really stretches your chicken because you don’t need much and it is packed with protein from the beans. Use items you have in your pantry to make this dish in minutes. […]
My family loves banana bread… there is no doubt about it, but we love Banana Bread mini muffins just as much. They are easier to eat (especially the little ones), they cook in minutes instead of an hour, and they freeze great! I keep a batch (or two) in the freezer. Then for breakfast I […]
How to make white gravy in just a few minutes. Earlier this week I made my family homemade fried chicken strips for dinner with mashed potatoes so of course there has to be white gravy. Back in the “old” days we would buy the package and make it from there. However, once I figured out […]
One of the things we love to do is make our own garlic bread and freeze it. I never thought about posting how to freeze garlic bread until my … Continue Reading...
Did you know that you can actually freeze pasta? I know that might seem silly for me to post how to freeze pasta but it can really help you … Continue Reading...