What Can You Make with Root Veggies?

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.Talk about yum! Are you ready for this roundup? I shouldn’t write these posts when I’m hungry…. Potatoes and Carrots and Onions, Oh my! Slow Cooker Sweet Potatoes from My […]

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Build a Frugal Pantry with Potatoes, Onions, Carrots, and Other Root Veggies

Photo Source: Net Efekt This week we’re adding potatoes, onions, carrots, and other root veggies to our frugal pantry. I am sure that I am going to get called out eventually on how I classify ingredients. I’m a little nervous about Fruit Week. There are some finer technicalities of what is a “root vegetable.” Onions […]

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Keeping Life Budget-Friendly and Spice-y: A Guest Post

A Guest Post from Kate @ Cooking During Stolen Moments Our family sticks to a very strict grocery budget. It has increased quite a bit over the years, but one things that has always remained the same are the spices I stock. For me, spices are a key to keeping costs down in the kitchen […]

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Have You Tried Springpad?

Have you tried SpringPad? It’s an online organizer for all the things you don’t want to forget, including recipes. I’d love to know what your experience has been. Want the dish on delicious ways to act your wage? Subscribe to GCE in a reader or via email.

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Couscous Salad

Years ago, I worked for my college catering company, making salads, sandwiches, and deli trays. One of the recipes I frequently made was one similar to this one. It was filling and tasty and spicy. Not hot-spicy, but exotic spicy, using seasonings I hadn’t ever come in contact with before. This is a great salad […]

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Using Spices In Everyday Cooking: A Guest Post

A guest post from Myra @ My Blessed Life There are many gourmet recipes that call for expensive and/or hard-to-find ingredients that are way out of my league, but I’ve found that using spices when cooking is one of the easiest, frugal ways to make both healthy and tasty meals that my family loves. Spices […]

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What Can You Make with Herbs and Spices?

I am so excited about this round-up of recipes. I love foods that are rich in flavor and this week delivers, thanks to some great herbs and spices. Dill Veggie Dip from The Finer Things in Life - This veggie tray looks so yummy. Could I have one, please? What a great way to combine herbs, […]

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Put a Little Spice in Your Pantry

Photo Source: AlphaTangoBravo Variety is the spice of life.  – Cowper Sugar and spice and everything nice…. – Nursery rhyme Spice is a good thing. In ancient days, it was an important part of food preservation, worth its weight in gold. Today it is not only a great way to add a little zing to […]

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Share Your Favorite Dessert

Today is Dessert Day over at LifeasMOM. Pop over and share your favorite dessert recipe, browse the collection of sweet treats from readers, and check out the Empty Tomb Cake my kids and I made. Want the dish on delicious ways to act your wage? Subscribe to GCE in a reader or via email.

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Buying, Storing and Using Alternative Sweeteners: A Guest Post

While I’m not the healthiest nut in the bowl, I am trying. Late last year a doctor’s physical revealed that I needed to make some changes in our family’s diet. So, I’ve been reading and researching about food and what’s good, what’s bad. One thing that we’ve incorporated into our pantry is sucanat, dehydrated sugar […]

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