batch cooking

Tricia’s Savings with Homemade Hummus

by Tricia H on September 22, 2011

Raise your hand if you love hummus. Yes, yes, lots of folks out there. Me too! Ok. How many of you pay big bucks for one of those tiny tubs of hummus at the store? A few, yes. How many have this little problem of keeping food and snacks stocked in your house? Me too! […]


Apple Pie Filling for the Freezer

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on September 19, 2011

And I love that I can cross one thing off my holiday prep list! I’ve got the pies taken care of…


Slow Cooker Applesauce – Maple Sweetened

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on September 8, 2011

When you “accidentally” pick 30 pounds of apples, you’ve got to do something…and do it quick!


Angie’s Egg Biscuits

by Angie on September 1, 2011

I’ve even tossed one out the door at a child who “didn’t have time to eat!”


Whole Wheat Banana Strawberry Crumb Muffins (with no sugar!)

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

Since I gave up processed sugar and white flours this month, I’ve had to get creative with baking…


Tricia’s Savings with Slow Cooker Yogurt

by Tricia H on August 25, 2011

I’ve started doubling the yogurt recipe to keep up with the demand in our home. Love me some slow cooker batch cooking!


Back to School Batch Cooking – Mission Complete!

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on August 20, 2011

I managed to get everything crossed off my back to school batch cooking list!!!


Back to School – Batch Cooking Plan

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on August 17, 2011

Care to join me in a little batch cooking this weekend?!? Best to start the school year out on the right (and organized) foot!!


Freezer Cooking…the Inexpensive Way

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on August 4, 2011

Natalie from A Turtle’s Life for Me…shows you what to do when you score all sorts of great deals and specials on meats, chicken and otherwise more expensive proteins! You prep it and freeze it…as evidenced by the 46 meals she prepped and froze!


Denise’s 3 Meals From One Roast Chicken

by Denise on July 14, 2011

Erin here – Add this to your next batch cooking day plan!!! It always feels great when we can make a meal go just as far as possible, and this is one of my favorite ways to stretch a whole chicken into three meals.  In addition to saving on the budget, it also saves a lot […]