Angie’s Tips For Cooking With Wine

by Angie on January 3, 2013

One of the more frugal tips I’ve learned is to have a cheap bottle of wine on hand. A cheap bottle of white wine, even the box ‘o wines, can make so many different things taste wonderful, in a pinch. Let me share some of my favorites with you: Fruit Salad Glaze: Mix honey and […]


Angie’s Cake Mix Cookies

by Angie on December 6, 2012

I have no time to bake, yet cookies are needed at pre-school, scouts, the party at dance class, and oh yeah, I did sign up for that cookie exchange. Ok, no time to panic. Let’s put away the Martha Stuart aspirations and go with something easy, fast and of course, tasty. When I have no time to bake […]


Angie’s Cheese Stuffed Meatballs

by Angie on November 1, 2012

Recipes using ground beef are limitless. Yet, I still sometimes find myself out of dinner ideas with 2 pounds of hamburger staring at me from the kitchen. I decided to alter a meatloaf recipe for individual balls, and of course everything is better with melty, gooey cheese. I diced up way too much cheese, but […]


Angie’s Beer Bread

by Angie on October 4, 2012

Sometimes a beer finds its way into my house. It’s pretty rare because my husband will only drink one or two a month maximum, and I never developed a taste for it. When he does get a six pack, the leftovers just lurk in the refrigerator forever. Well, until recently! It turns out, that beer […]


Angie’s Baked Sammie Melts

by Angie on September 6, 2012

Woah Momma! How did I not know these sandwiches existed?? Has anyone else been living under the same rock as me? There are so many recipes for these sandwiches out there in the inter-webs, and they are all different. It’s so customizable, it’s awesome! Use different meats! Use different cheeses! It’s awesome! Am I a little too excited […]


Angie’s Quick Kitchen Tips

by Angie on August 2, 2012

Everybody has little tricks they do to make their meal preparation a little easier. These are some of mine: See that pot of boiling pasta?  It can boil at high temperatures and not boil over because I kept a metal spoon in it. The spoon does get hot, so don’t grab it with your hands! If you oversalt some […]


Angie’s Baked Egg Baskets

by Angie on July 5, 2012

There are so many different combinations for this super easy and delicious recipe!


Angie’s Sweet Kielbasa Skillet

by Angie on June 7, 2012

This is a great basic summertime recipe, because you can add anything from the garden to it.


Angie’s Scrambled Egg Pockets

by Angie on May 3, 2012

The scrambled egg pockets have a unique twist to traditional eggs and the ingredients are healthy, so I feel good giving it to my family for dinner.


Angie’s Jumbo Stuffed Shells

by Angie on April 5, 2012

An easy recipe for Stuffed Shells that can ready quickly or prepped the night before!