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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 […]

Catalan Meatballs: Boules de Picolat

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Boules de Picolat are Catalan meatballs. These meatballs, dressed in a savory sauce, are easy to make and freezer-friendly. This is the little town of Collioure, nestled in the Catalan region of south-western France. My French family, the Durieux, have roots in this little port village. When they took me, a young American college student, […]

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 […]

Chicken Pot Pie

Chicken Pot Pie

Chicken Pot Pie is the perfect cold-weather dish. Enrobe your favorite gravy-laden chicken and vegetables with flaky pie crust and settle in for the winter. When I was a kid, one of the highlights of my small life was when mom would buy me a frozen chicken pot pie at the grocery store. You know, […]

Cheese Enchiladas

Cheese Enchiladas | Good Cheap Eats

Enchiladas are one of my favorite foods to prepare. Saucy and cheesy, they are a comfort. They are also a super quick dinner to prepare. Cheese Enchiladas My cousin doesn’t think she can make enchiladas. She can grow a crazy good garden and can 50 bajillion salsas and jams in a day, so I’m pretty […]

Frozen Chicken Tenders & Why You Should Buy Them

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Frozen chicken tenders from Trader Joe’s look like they’d be nothing special. But, they get my nomination for best ingredient of the year. Here’s why. I was once a skeptic. My sister suggested that I buy frozen chicken tenders from Trader Joe’s. I thought she was nuts. Until I tried them. Then I was hooked. […]

Chicken Street Tacos

Slow Cooker Chicken Street Tacos | Good Cheap Eats

Enjoy an easy dinner with this recipe for Chicken Street Tacos. So simple, but so delicious, these tacos can easily feed a crowd or be adapted to a grain-free lettuce wrap. I grew up in Southern California where Mexican food reigns — and for good reason. Made from inexpensive ingredients and packed with flavor, Mexican […]

Easy Make Ahead Meals You Can Freeze

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Need some help this month? Want to feed your family well without a lot of hassle? Check out these make-ahead meals that freeze beautifully. Life has a tendency to get very full. It’s all too easy to get busy in the everyday and forget to plan ahead for dinner. On days like that, it is […]

BBQ Bacon-Onion Cheeseburger Recipe

BBQ Bacon Onion Cheeseburger

You probably don’t think you need a recipe for cheeseburgers, but my guess is you’d be wrong. Try this smoky, cheesy, packed-full-of-flavor burger at your next barbecue.

Cheesy Italian Sausage and Pepper Sandwiches

Italian Sausage and Pepper Sandwiches

Enjoy quick and easy lunches and suppers with these delicious, cheesy Italian Sausage and Pepper Sandwiches.