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Win a Copy of Good Cheap Eats Dinner in 30 Minutes or Less

Win a Copy of Good Cheap Eats Dinner in 30 Minutes or Less!

Talk about your quick dinner ideas! Enter to win a copy of my latest cookbook, Good Cheap Eats Dinner in 30 Minutes or Less! This giveaway is now closed. Congrats to the winners: sandybeach_16@, rmtz96@, and jhales_finance@ In case you didn’t know, writing a cookbook involves a lot of blood, sweat, and tears. Each of […]

Have a Taste of Good Cheap Eats (FREE Sample)

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Want a peek inside my new cookbook? Download a free sample as well as several other bonus features. Last week my fourth cookbook, Good Cheap Eats Dinner in 30 Minutes or Less released. Thanks so much for your support and encouraging words. While the book didn’t hit the New York Times Bestseller List, it was […]

Good Cheap Eats Dinner in 30 Minutes or Less is Here!

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I’m super excited to tell you about my new cookbook, Good Cheap Eats Dinner in 30 Minutes or Less. It’s being released on Tuesday! I’ve been keeping this a little hush-hush for awhile because I find it really annoying to hear about a book that you have to wait six months to read. There is something […]

Favorite Cookbooks: What are Yours?

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Cookbooks can play an important part in our relationships as well as the food we put on the table. Favorite cookbooks are worth more than their purchase price. Cookbooks have personality. They become a part of our family. I know that I can get lost for hours, browsing my cookbook collection because it evokes so many memories. […]

Cookbooks: How to Get the Most Out of Them

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Cookbooks are fun for reading and gaining cooking knowledge. But are you getting the most out of your collection? How can you maximize your cookbooks?

Real Life: My Vintage Cookbook Collection

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Vintage cookbooks are not just tools. They hold memories and experiences.

The Smart Shopper Series on The Kitchn

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This week I start my regular column over at The Kitchn, chatting about food budgets, smart grocery shopping, and eating well without sacrificing good taste and nutrition. You know I love talking about that stuff! Hop on over for the inaugural post, How a Food Budget Got Us Out of Debt (and 4 Steps to […]

Review of Brown Eggs and Jam Jars (GIVEAWAY CLOSED)

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12 Favorite Cookbooks that I Actually Use

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Here are my 12 favorite cookbooks or books about food that I use regularly. Add one to your collection and chuck five that you never cook from.

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 […]