Easy Cheese Pizza with Homemade Pizza Sauce

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. Pizza Night is a Highlight of Our Week Usually I spend late Friday afternoons assembling the makings of homemade pizza which I bake in the oven. We enjoy it […]

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Nectarine – Peach Shortcakes with Butter Pecan Ice Cream

As you know I am a HUGE fan of buying in-season produce. The quality is the highest and the price is the lowest at that time. Talk about good and cheap eats! Some fresh produce is easier for us to enjoy than others. Strawberries don’t last long in our house. Either we eat them fresh […]

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The Basics to Making a Great Salad

Ever since I can remember, I’ve always loved salads. I don’t mean like. I mean love, as in looooooooove. Yeah, my husband thinks its kinda weird. As did my college roommate. But, most days I would rather have a salad than anything else. It feels healthy even when I glob on tons of ranch dressing […]

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Foodie Fave Five

Ready to expand your culinary blogosphere? Kate from Cooking During Stolen Moments is featuring a number of food bloggers in her new series, Foodie Fave Five. Today, I’m the featured blogger. {blush} Pop over and check out five of our favorite, freezer-friendly foods. Want the dish on delicious ways to act your wage? Subscribe to […]

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How to Cut a Pineapple

Summertime just calls for you to enjoy fresh fruit. With the exception of apples, pears, and citrus, summer is the peak season for many, if not most, fruits. And fresh is so much better than canned – particularly if you know how to prepare it. One of our favorite fresh fruits is pineapple. Lately, I’ve […]

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Celebrate Summer with A Day Full of Giveaways

Today is the first day of summer — the longest day of the year. Pop over to LifeasMOM and check out all the fun you could win. Want the dish on delicious ways to act your wage? Subscribe to GCE in a reader or via email.

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How to Freeze Berries

Awhile back we talked about target prices for fruit. Unless it’s a special occasion, I try to purchase fruits for $1.00/pound or less. I stock up on the fruits that are on sale and try to preserve them for future eating. Since we love smoothies and milkshakes, frozen berries are a great thing to have […]

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Head on Over to the Birthday Cake Round-Up

Looking for a creative birthday cake theme? Head on over to LifeasMOM and check out what readers have been baking up for their sweet ones. You may find the answer to your child’s prayers when it comes to Birthday Party dreams. Want the dish on delicious ways to act your wage? Subscribe to GCE in […]

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Meatballs, Mashed Potatoes and Gravy

One of my favorite dishes is Meatballs and Mashed Potatoes. It may not seem like the ideal summer dinner, but considering that all the components can be made ahead and frozen, it can definitely be a delicious addition to the hottest of summer nights, especially when served with a tall glass of lemonade and maybe […]

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Things that Made Me Say, "Oh My Word!"

As our school year has been winding down, I’ve found myself with a little more time to explore the blogosphere, catch up on my reader, and learn a few new tricks in the kitchen. As I have more time, I’m going to share these sweet finds with you. Up first: Love, love, LOVE this pie-in-a-jar […]

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