Sausage Eggwiches

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Well.  We've been dealing with a bit of a crisis around here.  Remember my "Stock the Freezer" list?  Well, I've been busy the last few weeks stocking up our fridge freezer and our deep freezer. So last night I noticed that the power light on the generic brand deep freezer (wish was just about stuffed to the gills!) was out. Uh oh. Checked all the electric, fuses, … [Read more...]

Caramel Apple Breakfast Casserole

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Making breakfast for dinner once a week is a SUREFIRE way to bring your weekly meal costs and your overall grocery bill down a bit!  This dish would also be great for a brunch/potluck or weekend breakfast.  Just double the recipe and make in a 9x13-inch baking dish. If you've got milk, eggs, bread, the spices and some apples in the fridge, you should totally make this. Like … [Read more...]

Tomato Basil Quiche – $5 Dinner Challenge

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This was a most delicious quiche!  Straight from the garden! When it was time for dinner, I called the boys in from outside.  Bubby asked what was for dinner and I thought about it for a second. Quiche. No.  Don't tell him that.  He won't eat it! "Egg Pie," I told him. "Yeah.  I like egg pie." And he runs inside to wash up. By the time he gets to the … [Read more...]

Bean and Cheese Tacos

I don't know what it is about  beans these days, but I'm just cravin' 'em y'all!  I LOVED eating bean and cheese tacos from Taco Cabana back in my high school days.  It's a shame that Taco Cabana won't expand their franchise to Dayton.  Last I heard they were just in TX...so if you're listening Taco Cabana people, this pregnant mama NEEDS her Taco C! But, since the … [Read more...]

Breakfast Tacos

Breakfast for dinner is always a frugal option. And one that I tend to forget about! Sorry. No photo again! Camera battery is recharging :) Ingredients 10-12 eggs ($1.25) 4-5 small potatoes, peeled and diced ($.50) 1-2 Tbsp olive oil ($.10) Salt/pepper 1/2 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese ($.38) Omit if GFCFSF 1 cup salsa ($.50) 8 corn or flour tortillas ($.69) … [Read more...]