Build a Frugal Pantry with Nuts and Seeds

Want the dish on delicious ways to act your wage? Subscribe to GCE in a reader or via email. Photo Source: steffenz This is our last week of building a frugal pantry. I hope that you’ve been encouraged to stockpile healthy ingredients that will make yours a “go-to pantry” for great meals. Last, but certainly […]

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June Freezer Cooking Days

I’m thinking that most Good.Cheap.Eats readers also follow along at LifeasMOM. But, if you don’t, I wanted to invite you to join me in June Freezer Cooking Days. Should prove to be a very productive week as I fill our freezer with meals — and parts of meals — to enjoy later. Come and join […]

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Tomato Pie: A Guest Post

A Guest Post from Myra of My Blessed Life Do those two words together scare you? Tomato pie? Really? Never fear! Tomato Pie is amazing! You will be addicted after the first bite. Our family loves this dish especially in the spring and summer when fresh tomatoes are at their prime. Vine ripened tomatoes are […]

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Oven Roasted Tomatoes

Roasting vegetables is a wonderful way to add more flavor to them. I shared how to roast chiles last week. This week, we’re oven roasting tomatoes. In the past I have used a dehydrator to “sundry” tomatoes, especially when we had an excess of the garden variety. It was a great way to make use […]

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Tomato Varieties and a Pasta Salad Recipe: A Guest Post

A Guest Post from Liz of Hoosier Homemade There are hundreds of Tomato Varieties, some are good for salads, others are best for making sauces, and some are simply great with a little salt and pepper on them. I’ve selected a few of the varieties to share with you. Cherry or Grape Tomatoes: These are […]

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What Can You Make with Tomatoes?

Do you see why tomatoes had to have a week all to themselves? There’s just too many good things that they go in! Homemade Taco Sauce from Lynn’s Kitchen Adventures Easy Crockpot Red Sauce for Pizza and Pasta from LifeasMOM BLT Bites from The Finer Things in Life Meats and Greens Spaghetti Sauce from Food […]

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Build a Frugal Pantry with Tomatoes

Whether fresh or canned, tomatoes are a great asset to any pantry. They form the basis of great sauces and salsas and add punch to many a dish. Not only are tomatoes a versatile ingredient, but there is such a wide variety of tomatoes as well. Romas are great for sauces while beefsteak are excellent […]

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Tips for a Well-Stocked Pantry

Having a well-stocked pantry is not rocket science. It doesn’t even require a ton of cash. You can do it with your regular grocery budget. Today I’m guest posting at Lynn’s Kitchen Adventures, sharing the basics to stocking your pantry. Come see what baby steps you can take to fill up your pantry. Want the […]

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How to Roast Chiles

Years ago diced green chiles were a regular in my pantry. Back when they were $0.25 a can. They are regularly over three times that early 1990′s cost! When we moved to one income I decided that they weren’t a necessity. Spicy food was mandatory, but not the little green guys in a can. I […]

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Almond Ginger Granola: A Guest Post

A Guest Post from Shaina of Food For My Family When I think of flavors in food, I definitely turn to my pantry. It’s the flavors in the spices, the oils and the sauces that add complexity to the food we eat every day. Without them, dinner just wouldn’t be the same at our house. […]

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