Beef and Mushroom Kebabs – $5 Dinner Challenge


I made these the other night...I made an extra trip to the store to get the ingredients needed for this morning's news segment...and spotted some $.99 whole mushrooms.  I see them often for $.99 in the mark down basket in the produce section. I found more this morning...sliced this time. I don't typically buy extra food when I'm getting food for news segments, but I couldn't … [Read more...]

A1 Beef Stew


This was the perfect meal to come home to after an afternoon adventure/walk to the park!  It was just cold enough outside to be chilly, but not so cold that we didn't enjoy ourselves!  Arriving home to this soup was lovely! Warmed our tummies right up! Here is the "doubled" version of the recipe!  The total cost is not under $5...but since it is two meals worth...we … [Read more...]

Slow Cooker Beef Stew

This recipe is part of our 20 Meals from Costco for $150 Meal Plan #1. Slow Cooker Beef Stew Yield - 4 servings Preparation Time - 10 minutes Cooking Time - 8 hours Ingredients 1 lb. Stew Beef 1 can diced tomatoes 2 cups baby carrots 4 potatoes, washed and chopped 2 tsp minced garlic Salt/Pepper 4 dinner rolls Directions Put all ingredients in … [Read more...]