Give Whole Wheat Pastry Flour a Chance

Give Whole Wheat Pastry Flour a Chance - Make the switch to whole wheat pastry flour. You

Make the switch to whole wheat pastry flour. You’ll be pleasantly surprised.

Easy Black Currant Scones

Easy Black Currant Scones - Enjoy a spot of tea and these delicious Black Currant Scones. You

Enjoy a spot of tea and these delicious Black Currant Scones. You’ll be surprised how easy they are to make! I think it’s fair to say that when we were London this fall, we became smitten with anything English. We had such a good time eating in pubs, riding atop double decker buses, trying new foods, […]

Holiday Baking Tips & Tricks

Holiday Baking Tips and Tricks - This is the perfect time to get baking. Check out these tips and tricks for success before you get started.

This is the perfect time to get baking. Check out these tips and tricks for success before you get started. Are you ready for the holiday baking season? Over the last two weeks I’ve been thinking about what we’re going to bake this year and gearing myself to plug the big freezer back in. (We […]

Jessika’s Amazing Chocolate Chip Cookies

Jessika

I think these just might be the best chocolate chip cookies in the whole wide world. Try them and let me know. My friend Jessika is amazing. And just like her, her Chocolate Chip Cookies are, too. Seriously. Last time we spent the weekend at their house she was baking up a storm, on our […]

Savor the Taste of Fall with Pumpkin Recipes

Pumpkin Recipes for Fall | Good Cheap Eats

Fall is here! Enjoy one of these tasty pumpkin treats in celebration. After such an intensely hot summer, we’ve been looking forward to fall. Even Starbucks wanted fall to come early…they released their limited-time Pumpkin Spice Latte back in summer. Now that fall is officially here and the temps are beginning to drop, whipping up […]

Use Marked-Down Holiday Chocolate

Used Marked Down Holiday Candy for Baking - When a holiday has come and gone, snap up that holiday-themed candy on sale! Use that in your baking instead of pricier baking chocolate.

When a holiday has come and gone, snap up that holiday-themed candy on sale! Use that in your baking instead of pricier baking chocolate. In just a couple days parents everywhere will be raiding their kids’ candy stash. Don’t lie; I know you do it. My kids know that all Twix and Heath bars are my […]

5 Fall Fruit Recipes to Enjoy All Season Long

5 Fall Fruit Recipes to Enjoy All Season Long | Good Cheap Eats

Buy in-season produce to enjoy better tastes and lower prices all season long. Fall is probably my favorite time of year. It’s cool enough to wear pretty sweaters and jeans, but still warm enough not to chill the bones. Plus, the fall produce season is amazing! I definitely prefer fall food. Apples, pumpkins, pomegranates, pears, […]

5 Favorite Breakfasts to Help You Save Some Coin

Budget-Friendly Breakfasts - Save money on breakfast by making it yourself instead of opening a box. Try one (or all) of these five easy recipes this week!

Save money on breakfast by making it yourself instead of opening a box. Try one (or all) of these five easy recipes this week! Processed breakfast foods are hugely expensive these days. Many of the varieties available really don’t offer much more than empty calories. My kids could eat through a box of Frosted Sugar Num-Nums and […]

Give Day-Old Bread New Life

Give Day-Old Bread New Life - Snap up that day-old bread at the store and give it new life in recipes!

Snap up that day-old bread at the store and give it new life in recipes! Bread is expensive, particularly if you want quality bread with few preservatives and additives. Since Trader Joe’s changed their distributor, my favorite Harvest Whole Wheat Bread is now off our radar. The replacement is, in a word, unsatisfactory. It’s been […]

Now, It’s Time for Pumpkin! 5 Favorite Desserts

Pumpkin time is officially here! Check out these delicious pumpkin recipes to bake someone happy this fall. I held off on the pumpkin post for as long as I could. I think I saw the first ad for pumpkin pie sometime in mid-August. While I absolutely love pumpkin pie, I just wasn’t ready for it. […]