Santa Fe Chicken Tacos

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Want the dish on delicious ways to act your wage? Subscribe to GCE in a reader or via email or follow me on Facebook or twitter. Our family loves grilled food. And this summer I’ve been experimenting in how to stretch grilled meats. While I love a big steak on a plate, that isn’t as […]

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Free Apron Sewing Pattern eBook

klynslis aprons

I don’t know about you, but I’m a messy cook. And I’ve been known to wipe my hands on my clothes from time to time. This makes apron-wearing a must if I want to have some resemblance of respectability. I have one apron I really like, but most others that I find are not super […]

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Black Bean and Sweet Potato Chili: What’s On YOUR Plate?


Welcome to What’s On Your Plate?! What’s on Your Plate? is designed to be a conversation amongst good eaters. Tell us about a recent meal. Did it meet with rave reviews? Or did it bomb? What side dishes did you pair with the star of the show? Did you try a new ingredient? Find the […]

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Pico de Gallo

Pico de Gallo

At our house, Mexican food is standard fare. And while I don’t ever call this dish by it’s true name, “pico de gallo,” I make up a batch at least once a week. We simply call it, salsa. And it is so yummy, especially if you have homegrown tomatoes. Do you make your own salsa?

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Better Breakfast – Now 50% OFF!

Better Breakfast Ebook

A few weeks ago, I told you about the ebook my friend Kate put together. A great resource for eating well each morning, Better Breakfasts includes 110 recipes to start your day right. Normally, you can purchase this book for $7.95. But this week you can use the coupon code GoodCheapEats to get the book […]

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Beef Taquitos

Taquito Dinner

When I was little, in the days before widespread drive thru restaurants, there was a little taco stand in our town called Hi-Chic that served taquitos. I loved going there with my dad where he’d order me two taquitos and a side of their very cold, probably had been frozen, guacamole. It is a precious […]

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Turkey Avocado Salsa Panini

Avo Turkey Panini

Remember that Avocado Salsa I told you about the other day? Well, we had a little leftover that first night. And while avocado doesn’t normally “keep” well, I saved it. It was too good to go to waste and I was already stuffed full of taquitos! I covered it and store it in the fridge […]

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Lemon Blueberry Scones

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I am so into this freezer scone thing. Previously, I had mixed up the dry team ahead of time and added the wet ingredients, then formed them, then baked them. But that is just not as much fun as popping flash frozen, unbaked scones in a hot oven and having them ready to eat in […]

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Avocado Salsa

Taquito Avo Salsa

Avocados have a wonderful buttery flavor that works excellently in Mexican foods. You’re probably already familiar with Guacamole. Avocado salsa is the chunky version of guac. Instead of mashing the avocados, leave them in chunks and add your other salsa ingredients. Use avocados that are just ripe, but not mushy. This salsa goes well on […]

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Greek Salad – California Style

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This is one of my very favorite salads. It’s cool as a cucumber, truly. It’s full of flavors and so good for you! It’s Mediterranean flavors with a California twist. I prefer it served right away. Do you do greek food?

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