Emily emailed me a recipe for Mandarin Orange Chicken that she’d tried from Taste of Home. I’ve been wanting to try it, but didn’t want to have to buy a jar of orange marmalade only to use a little for this recipe and then let the jar sit in the fridge. Neither my husband and […]
I get asked frequently about seafood and how to use it to make a $5 Dinner. And to be quite honest, it’s tough. The key is getting the seafood for a rock bottom price…or combining it with another protein to keep overall meal costs down (like doing a mix of chicken pieces and shrimp in […]
This Brown Rice Casserole is a nice way to add more fresh vegetables, and some whole grain rice, to the dinner menu.
If you’re looking for an exotic, but inexpensive dinner idea, here you go… Slow Cooker Chicken Tikka Masala from Foodie with Family! Photo Credit
This Baked Zucchini Parmesan is an easy, frugal alternative to Eggplant Parmesan.
This recipe combines our favorite Asian flavors in one easy skillet dish.
I love this dish because it is a complete meal in one dish, easy to serve, easy to eat and great for lunches because it is delicious cold as well as hot!
I don’t know about you, but I absolutely adore the lovely rice you get on the side at a Mexican restaurant. Tex Mex is the name of the game. After much trial and error I think I’ve finally recreated a recipe that’s really close to what you’ll find in a local restaurant. This rice pairs […]
I adapted this recipe from the back of a Near East rice pilaf mix to supersize the veggies for more nutrients and fiber…
Being able to slow cook some meat in a sauce with some veggies all day, then add the starch at the end of the cooking cycle…makes for super simple, slow cooked, one dish dinners!