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Pantry Challenge Day 2: Enchilada Night & a Freezer Inventory

Food shouldn’t be complicated. Or bad for you. Or expensive. I’m working to craft good cheap eats that we can both enjoy. You can read more about this site here. Check out my cookbooks if you’re needing some budget-friendly inspiration. Read about how to make healthy eating work for you here.This is Day 2 of […]

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Pantry Challenge Day 1: Happy New Year!

This is Day One of my month-long Pantry Challenge series  where we’re eating down the pantry to use up what we have, rotate stock, and save some cash. Today marked the first day of the year as well as the first day of our month-long Pantry Challenge. I read back through the archives…. I’ve done […]

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Countdown to 2013: Reader Favorites

This year, I’m joining Finding Joy in My Kitchen and other bloggers in the Countdown to 2013 by highlighting some of the best recipes and posts here on Good Cheap Eats this year. Today’s topic: Reader Favorites! Here are FIVE popular posts from Good Cheap Eats over the ages:  Build a Frugal Pantry Lemonade like […]

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Pigs in Blankets – More Homemade

Whip up an easy butterhorn dough for delicious pigs in blankets, a little more homemade. A few weeks ago, my kids were waxing nostalgic over the pigs in blankets I used to make at the holidays. I don’t typically buy the ingredients for them since they’re so heavily processed. But, my dad left us a […]

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Prepare to “Eat Down the Pantry” – 2013 Challenge

Are you ready to clean up and clear out? And eat well in the process? Then join the pantry challenge starting January 1. We’ll be making the most of what we have so that we waste not, want not. Twice a year for many years now, I’ve spent concentrated effort to “eat down the pantry”. […]

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Countdown to 2013: Dessert Recipes

This year, I’m joining Finding Joy in My Kitchen and other bloggers in the Countdown to 2013 by highlighting some of the best recipes here on Good Cheap Eats this year. Today’s topic: Desserts! Here are the FIVE most-viewed Dessert posts from Good Cheap Eats in 2012: Homemade Buttercream Frosting Snickerdoodle Bars Easy Apple Turnovers […]

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Countdown to 2013: Snack & Appetizer Recipes

This year, I’m joining Finding Joy in My Kitchen and other bloggers in the Countdown to 2013 by highlighting some of the best recipes here on Good Cheap Eats this year. Today’s topic: Snack & Appetizers! Here are the FIVE most-viewed Snack & Appetizer posts from Good Cheap Eats in 2012: Cheddar Coins (aka Healthy […]

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Countdown to 2013: Main Dish Recipes

This year, I’m joining Finding Joy in My Kitchen and other bloggers in the Countdown to 2013 by highlighting some of the best recipes here on Good Cheap Eats this year. Today’s topic: Main Dishes! Here are the top FIVE main dish posts from Good Cheap Eats in 2012: Meatballs with Mashed Potatoes and Gravy […]

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Countdown to 2013: Soup Recipes

This year, I’m joining Finding Joy in My Kitchen and other bloggers in the Countdown to 2013 by highlighting some of the best recipes here on Good Cheap Eats this year. Today’s topic: Soups! Here are the FIVE most-viewed Soup posts from Good Cheap Eats in 2012: Cheddar Cheese Soup with Zucchini, Broccoli, and Carrots […]

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Countdown to 2013: Best Breakfast Recipes

This year, I’m joining Finding Joy in My Kitchen and other bloggers in the Countdown to 2013 by highlighting some of the best recipes here on Good Cheap Eats this year. Today’s topic: Breakfast! Here are the FIVE most-viewed Breakfast recipes from Good Cheap Eats this year: Cinnamon Roll Convenience without the Can Raspberry Baked […]

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