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Ready to save some money and eat great meals? You will find everything you need to know here at Good Cheap Eats, from meal planning to savvy shopping to eating down the pantry. Join thousands of people who’ve decided to eat well, spend less, and enjoy time at the table a whole lot more. Become […]

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Pizza Nova – San Diego (What’s On Your Plate?)

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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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My Dream Dinner

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photo source The FishFam Trifecta approaches. Mother’s Day, our anniversary, and my birthday all fall within a 19 day period. My poor husband. Over the years, I’ve tried to have realistic expectations. Three ginormous celebrations are more than he, our budget, or even I could bear. But, I know that we will have at least […]

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Carnitas Tostadas

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Earlier this week I shared with you some of our favorite Mexican food recipes. And even though I created a meal plan on Sunday, I decided to veer from it a little tonight, in part thanks to this collection of samples from ConAgra. The fact that the avocados at the store were beautiful and plentiful […]

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Pan Bagnat

Pan Bagnat

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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Nakano Splash Madness Sweepstakes

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Summer Rolls Nakano Vinegar is a staple at my house. It’s been my favorite brand since I got married. Since Asian Chicken Salad and Summer Rolls are some of our favorite warm weather treats, I try to make them as often as I can during nice weather days. That means that we go through a […]

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Good & Cheap Eats for Cinco de Mayo

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Carnitas Soft Tacos May is one of my very favorite months of the year. My birthday + My anniversary + Mother’s Day = the trifecta that plagues my husband, poor man. But, besides the presents and celebrations galore, May signals the end of the school year approaching, the arrival of warmer weather, and of course, […]

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Meal Planning When You’re Writing a Cookbook

There’s a distinct irony in the fact that I’m currently in the throes of writing a cookbook, preparing mountains of food, and feeding my family more take-out than usual. I chalk it up to the need for focus. On days when I’m testing and retesting recipes, we eat like kings. On days when I’m writing, we […]

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The Great Tuna Salad Debate

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When I was growing up, tuna salad sandwiches were some of my favorites. My mom mixed up a delicious concoction to serve on wheat, rye or pita breads, usually topped with alfalfa sprouts. Yes, I was mocked ridiculously in the lunch room, but I didn’t care. I loved it. However, I’ve found that some do […]

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Fancy Hamburger Buns (What’s On Your Plate?)

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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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