Get a FREE Cooking with Kids Ebook

Get a FREE Cooking with Kids Ebook  - Get a free guide to cooking with kids when you purchase the Good Cheap Eats cookbook.

Get a free guide to cooking with kids when you purchase the Good Cheap Eats cookbook. Christmas is just around the corner. Just two weeks left! How did that happen? For the record, I think I have two presents purchased. For people who don’t live at my house. This is not a good sign. I […]

Cook Up Something Special with the Lakeside Collection (GIVEAWAY)

Enter to win your chance at a Cooking Up Something Special gift collection from Lakeside.

Enter to win your chance at a Cooking Up Something Special gift collection from Lakeside.

Free Printables to Help You Make Good Cheap Eats

Meal Planning 101 calendar

There’s a mess of free printable worksheets here on Good Cheap Eats (and its sister site Life as MOM) that can help you get your meal planning and grocery shopping under control and help you make a lot of good cheap eats yourself. Check out these free worksheets: Meal Planning Calendar – use this to track your […]

Good Cheap Eats Giveaway Week #4

Baby Cakes

Win one of three copies of Good Cheap Eats each week in November. Winners from previous weeks are posted here, here, and here. This month, we’re sharing a dozen copies of Good Cheap Eats with readers. As the holiday season approaches, so does the temptation to go overboard in grocery spending. You know how that is, right? […]

Must-Have Kitchen Tools for the Home Cook

12 Must-Have Kitchen Tools for the Home Cook - What are your must-have kitchen tools? What helps you the most in getting food on the table quickly and deliciously?

What are your must-have kitchen tools? What helps you the most in getting food on the table quickly and deliciously? When we went on our big European vacation this fall, I got to do some cooking. In both Collioure and Paris, we had vacation apartments with small kitchens. While they weren’t “fully equipped”, they did […]

12 Great Recipes to Use Leftover Turkey

12 Recipes Turkey Leftovers | Good Cheap Eats

Don’t want to just reheat your leftover turkey? Try one of these recipes! Even though I’m not in charge of cooking a turkey on Thursday, I fully intend to buy a few turkey breasts to stash in the freezer. I love having an abundance of meat to use in recipes after the holidays are over. […]

This is Real Life in My Kitchen

This is Real Life in My Kitchen - Here

Here’s a peek into my kitchen and all its problems. I hope you’ve got some good solutions to my kitchen dilemmas. Growing up I thought that the only spotless kitchens were those you saw on television. Ours was a small kitchen with little storage space. Stuff crept out on the counters because there was no […]

French Fridays: Eat Like the French

collioure fish lunch trim

One of the things that we did to prepare our kids for a month in France was a practice I call, “French Fridays”. Instead of serving regular Friday night pizza, I switch up the menu to serve our dinner more in the French style. To do so, the girls enjoy setting a nicer table. I […]

Good Cheap Eats Giveaway Week #3 – CLOSED

Good Cheap Eats Cookbook Giveaway - Win one of three copies of Good Cheap Eats each week in November.

Win one of three copies of Good Cheap Eats each week in November. This giveaway is now closed. Congrats to the winners: hannah77@, jessica.gambacurta@, and mtharrison3@ This month, we’re sharing a dozen copies of Good Cheap Eats with readers. As the holiday season approaches, so does the temptation to go overboard in grocery spending. You know how that is, right? […]

Thanksgiving Recipes to Make-Ahead and Freeze

Thanksgiving Recipes to Make Ahead and Freeze - Freezer cooking can help your holiday. Choose from many Thanksgiving recipes that you can make-ahead and freeze to save time on turkey day.

Preparing a Thanksgiving feast can be difficult work. Make it a bit easier by choosing some make-ahead dishes that are freezer-friendly or can be stored in the fridge for a day or two. You know what a big fan I am of freezer recipes. If I can make a double or even triple batch of […]