Sharon’s Meatloaf and Seasoned Potatoes

by Sharon on March 31, 2011

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. The Meatloaf In a mixing bowl, mix together… 2 eggs   ($.26) 1/4 cup breadcrumbs  ($.32) 1/4 cup Kraft BBQ sauce  ($.22)  (plus extra for serving) Add 2 pounds of ground beef (on sale $3.40) Mix well. Divide this mixture and place in two separate bread pans. Bake for around 1 […]


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This year, I’ve decided to expand my baking methods repertoire by trying recipes that use batter making processes that I have not used before.  And I’m documenting it all in my “dessert of the month” series. January – Gingered Pear and Blueberry Cobbler February – Angel Food Cake with Lime and Pistachios And now this […]


Spicy Chorizo and Lentil Soup

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on March 30, 2011

Splurge Alert! Over the summer I’d stop at the local traveling farmer’s market in my town.  It comes through every Thursday through the summer, and I look for the sign every week (as I can’t remember when it starts back up.  May, likely?!) on Thursdays when I take Charlie to school. There are many days […]


Gluten Free Oats and Pancake/Baking Mix – Amazon Deals

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on March 30, 2011

Find out how you can get this amazing deal on gluten free oats and pancake/baking mix from Amazon, shipped right to door…


What Really Happens Around Our Dinner Table

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on March 30, 2011

Because I’m all about keeping it real. And I’m all about showing you the silliness that I have to deal with on a regular basis. And because these are the things that happen around the dinner table when you have 3 little boys involved… I’d love it if you’d take 21 seconds of your valuable […]


All Natural Microwave Popcorn

by Dana S on March 29, 2011

You can have the convenience of microwave popcorn without all the junk! Make your own to save both money and your health…


Spicy Cilantro Pesto – Kitchen How-To

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on March 29, 2011

So last week I found myself wondering what to do with the giant bunch of cilantro that I bought at Jungle Jim’s for just $.60. I used some of a dinner I made last weekend.  But didn’t want the rest to go to waste. I knew immediately that I wanted to make a pesto, and […]


Kroger Shopping Trip (and another shopping trip to Jungle Jim’s!)

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on March 29, 2011

I think I may have a new little problem. I’ve now been to Jungle Jim’s 2 weeks in a row…