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Rosemary Chicken and Potatoes in the Slow Cooker

Crockpot Chicken and Potatoes Good Cheap Eats

This Rosemary Chicken and Potatoes comes together so quickly in the slow cooker. The hands-free braising results in a tender and delicious meal of chicken and potatoes. There are some days when you just want to take it easy in the food department. Like call room service. Not that I’ve splurged on room service, but it […]

Cheesy Sausage Enchiladas

Cheesy Sausage Enchiladas

These Cheesy Sausage Enchiladas are a delicious, yet simple dinner that will feed a crowd as well as provide great leftovers for tomorrow’s lunch. Enchiladas are probably one of my favorite foods to prepare — and to eat. I rarely get them when out to eat because it’s so easy to make them at home. […]

Samosa Cups Recipe

Samosa Cups Recipe | Good Cheap Eats

Samosa Cups are crunchy little bundles of seasoned ground meat, onions, and African spices. They are a delicious shortcut to traditional samosa. My neighbor Alice was born and raised in Tanzania. She’s an amazing mom, nurse, friend, and cook. She has always been quick to offer me advice when one of the kids is hurt or […]

Herb Butter for Fish or Chicken

Lemon Herb Butter Good Cheap Eats

Want to make chicken and fish dinners quick and easy? Mix up a batch of herb butter to keep in the freezer. It creates an instant, delicious sauce. I’m coming to realize more and more that great tasting meals don’t need to be complicated. They don’t need a laundry list of ingredients. They don’t need […]

Calzone with Sausage and Peppers

Sausage Calzones Good Cheap Eats

Give pizza night a little twist by baking up these meaty Calzone with Sausage and Pepper. These perfect Italian hand pies are delicious dipped in homemade red sauce. I grew up in a large family, lived in the same house for all my childhood, and ate at the same hometown restaurants whenever we dined out. It […]

Romantic Dinner Ideas to Cook at Home

Delicious Dinner for an At-Home Valentine's Day Dinner | Good Cheap Eats

A special dinner with your main squeeze doesn’t need to be complicated or expensive. Consider these romantic dinner ideas you can cook at home. Whether you are dining out on Valentine’s Day or another special occasion, a romantic dinner can often be a crowded, frustrating, and overpriced experience. Avoid the restaurant scene and enjoy a delicious […]

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, […]

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 […]

Easy Chicken and Green Beans

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Make this Easy Chicken and Green Beans skillet tonight for a quick, delicious meal that everyone will love. Want a quick dinner? Well, this recipe is one that my kids gobble down almost as fast as I can make it. I rely on  those fancy Trader Joe’s chicken tenders from the freezer section. No need […]