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Greek Wedge Salad

Greek Wedge Salad | Good Cheap Eats

A Greek Wedge Salad is a festive addition to your holiday table, with its red and green color scheme. It’s an easy way to add some veggies to a special meal. I’ve always been a big fan of salads. Ever since I was a kid, I’ve preferred salads to be a part of my meal, […]

Spicy Pork Chili with Pumpkin

Spicy Pork Chili with Pumpkin

This Spicy Pork Chili with Pumpkin will wow everyone at your table. Tender chunks of pork simmer in a pumpkin-tomato sauce redolent with chile. Such a great way to warm up! This post is sponsored by the National Pork Board Porksgiving program in conjunction with One2One Network. I have received compensation for ingredients and time […]

Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup

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I grew up eating chicken noodle soup from a can, and I loved it. Imagine my surprise and delight when I found out that Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup is tastier and cheaper, too! As I type, I’m feeling a little under the weather. A mild sore throat, a few aches and pains, and a regret […]

Favorite Slow Cooker Pot Roast

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A slow cooker pot roast is a welcome sight on a cold and busy evening. The slow braise allows the flavors to develop, making this one of my favorite recipes. This post contains one or more Amazon affiliate links. When you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in advertising […]

Raspberry Cream Cheese Coffeecake

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This Raspberry Cream Cheese Coffeecake will be a hit with your holiday guests this year just as much as it will please the regulars around your coffee table. With flavors of raspberries, orange, and luscious cream cheese, it’s a delicious way to start the day! This post contains one or more Amazon affiliate links. When you […]

Thanksgiving Savings Tips

Thanksgiving Table Setting

Need some Thanksgiving savings tips to keep you in the black this holiday season? A few little tricks can help you eat well and spend less! One of my favorite culinary holidays is approaching: Thanksgiving! I love the meal that is Thanksgiving, and have no trouble eating leftovers morning, noon, and night the following day. […]

Creamy Chicken Pasta with Bacon

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This Creamy Chicken Pasta dish is sauced with sherry with cream and dotted with bacon, tomatoes, and peas. It’s absolutely delicious! Like I mentioned last week, pasta is one of my go-to good cheap eats. We’re now a 2-pound pasta family, so thankfully, I can easily buy it for $1/pound or less. By making my […]

Homemade Red Sauce with Meats

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Homemade red sauce is one of my freezer staples. Economical and easy to make, it’s a great recipe for adding flavor to pastas, meat dishes, and casseroles. This can of tomato puree costs less than $3 at Costco. It’s the equivalent of almost four of the large cans you can buy at the grocery store for about […]

5 Quick and Easy Pasta Dishes

5 Quick and Easy Pasta Dishes

Pasta is a quick and simple dish that feeds a crowd and pleases the masses. Check out these 5 quick and easy pasta dishes next time you need a little inspiration. This post contains one or more Amazon affiliate links. When you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in […]

Black Bean and Sweet Potato Quesadilla

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Quesadillas are a quick, easy, and delicious dinner. Try this Black Bean and Sweet Potato Quesadilla recipe for a meatless version with plenty of flavor. Quesadillas are one of my go-to quick dinner ideas. Not only do they taste great, but you can mix and match the fillings in so many ways that you just […]