Magda’s Creme Caramel French Toast

by Jenn K on October 18, 2012

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, nutritionally speaking. This particular breakfast is NOT nutritional, but it is a wonderful, delicious, decadent breakfast for a special occasion. This is the breakfast that everyone asks for when it is their birthday or other special day. We have this a few times a year, and […]


How to Freeze Cookie Dough

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on October 15, 2012

I’ve shared a few of my tips for how to freeze cookie dough in the past, and I wanted to revisit it again as we move into the holiday baking season. I’m planning on doing a couple of “dough makes” in November, as one way to stay ahead of myself once the crazy holidays hit. […]


Pumpkin Spice Baked Oatmeal {with Gluten Free variation!}

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on October 1, 2012

So we’ve had a handful of “brisk” mornings here in San Antonio. And by “brisk,” I mean the temp has dropped below 70. Which must mean fall is here because I’ve seen a number of people out wearing sweatshirts. Or my blood is already starting to thin out some, because it’s really not that cool? […]


Sharon’s Easy Beef Stroganoff

by Sharon on June 28, 2012

A simple recipe for Easy Beef Stroganoff…


Sharon’s Baked Potato Tacos

by Sharon on May 24, 2012

These Baked Potato Tacos are so easy to make and very economical.


Cilantro Lime Chicken Enchiladas – $5 Dinner Challenge

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on May 21, 2012

Chicken Guacamole Enchiladas. Cilantro Lime Chicken Avocado Enchiladas. Cilantro Lime Chicken Guacamole Enchiladas. CLCG Enchies. For short. I really don’t care what we call these, because it doesn’t really matter. What matters is that they are packed with flavor. And they are the perfect summer enchilada. Sales for avocados have started, you can pinch cilantro […]


Brown Rice Casserole

by Sharon on April 19, 2012

This Brown Rice Casserole is a nice way to add more fresh vegetables, and some whole grain rice, to the dinner menu.


How to Make Homemade Bread – 5 Tips

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on April 6, 2012

I’m sharing 5 tips for how to make homemade bread over on SCJohnson.com. You might be surprised by some of them!

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Tortellini in a Creamed Vegetarian Sauce

by Sharon on March 29, 2012

The creamy vegetarian sauce for this Tortellini is made from a simple soup, with few ingredients.


DIY Canisters- Kitchen Inspiration

by Kristy on March 20, 2012

Looking for a creative touch to add to your kitchen?  Check out this wonderful way to add a little something extra to your canisters, plus FREE printables over on The Painted Hive!