Angie shares one of her family favorites…Chicken Pizza-dillas!


Vintage Recipe Week – A Tribute to Grammy

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on September 30, 2010

In memory of my grandma and her love for cooking, we’re doing a Vintage Recipes week soon…I’ll be trying out some recipes from her 1940 church cookbook!


Katie’s Chicken Curry Stew

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on September 29, 2010

Katie from shares her amazing Chicken Curry Stew…


Shrimp, Okra and Spinach Gumbo Recipe

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on September 29, 2010

It’s round 2 of the Everyday Chef Challenge…and I’ve whipped up a Shrimp, Okra and Spinach Gumbo…wouldya vote for it?!?


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Alea’s Bierocks

by Alea on September 28, 2010

I make Bierocks every fall for Oktoberfest. Happily, this coincides with sales on cabbage. If you have not had a bierock (or Runza as Nebraskans call them) you are in for a delightful surprise! They are the German equivalent of a Hot Pocket, only much tastier. Ingredients: 3 – 1 lb. loaves of frozen bread […]


Introducing – Frugal Recipes Daily

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on September 28, 2010

I want to introduce you all to one of my most favorite new features on the web! It’s a daily newspaper that is created every day from the links that are tweeted by those people on my list.  It highlights the best posts from each day!  It’s a great way to find a new blogger […]


Sweet Balsamic Tilapia – $5 Dinner Challenge

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on September 27, 2010

Love. Love. I’m in love. For several reasons. Fish…wanting to add more fish into our diet. Made these in the slow cooker. Super easy clean up. Kids ate every bit of the fish…and wanted more. (Yes, I let them dip it in ketchup. Gotta do what you gotta do.) It only takes 2-3 hours to […]


CLOSED! Sandy Coughlin’s Reluctant Entertainer – Book Giveaway

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on September 27, 2010

This week’s giveaway – 5 copies of Sandy Coughlin’s The Reluctant Entertainer…