Copycat Fritos Bean Dip Recipe

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I’m pretty sure everyone loves Fritos Bean Dip recipe, but at $3 to $4 a jar it just isn’t really that frugal. My number one motto to save money on many of my favorite dips is to make it myself. This recipe is a very easy recipe and will please a crowd making it perfect […]

More than 100 of the Best Pumpkin recipes

huge roundup of pumpkin recipes

Anyone else love to enjoy pumpkin recipes in the fall? I know our family does. However, I like to change it up a bit and not serve the “same old – same old” recipe each year. I thought it would be fun to give you a HUGE roundup of some of the best pumpkin recipes. […]

How to Make White Gravy in 10 minutes!

how to make the best peppered gravy in only 10 minutes

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 […]

Pepperoni Pizza Dip – easy after school snack

pepperoni pizza dip

Kids love Pizza, so it stands to reason a Pepperoni Pizza Dip recipe would be a big hit as an after school snack. Fortunately this tasty Pizza Dip makes a warm, gooey and delicious dip that is just as easy to throw together as it is yummy. This Pizza Dip is very frugal and a […]

How to Make Homemade Barbecue Sauce (with very little effort)

homemade bbq sauce

Homemade barbecue sauce is one of those easy things that you can do to jazz up an regular barbeque dinner. Not only is it easy to make, but it is also very cost effective. Homemade Barbecue sauce is definitely worth the minimal work it requires. It is a simple recipe you can throw on the […]

The Best Mexican White Cheese Dip – Queso Blanco

white mexican cheese dip

This Mexican white cheese dip is similar to white cheese sauces served in many Delicious Mexican restaurants.¬† It is so delicious and so versatile. If you love this recipe, make sure you try our amazing crockpot chicken tacos recipe with only 3 ingredients. You can adjust the heat by leaving out the cayenne pepper completely […]

How to Make Whipped Cream

The easiest way to make whipped cream

Whipped cream is one of those things that just plain tastes better when you make it from scratch. However, whipped cream seems like it is so hard to make. The opposite is actually true. It only takes a few minutes to have delicious whipped cream. How to Make Whipped Cream You actually only need 2 […]

How to Make a Roux (Cooking Basics)


I hope you have been loving this cooking basics series to help you cook for less. Remember, most of the time those pre-packaged items you are buying in the store you can make for less. How to Make a Roux is so easy – anyone can do it! Learning how to make a roux (pronounce […]

Easy Guacamole Recipe


My husband loves guacamole, and quite frankly and I have grown to love it. From being a picky child, I never would have thought that a green dip could be so good. We just got avocados cheap a few weeks ago, so I thought I would share this easy recipe. I don’t do any measuring […]