Grocery Geek Falls Overboard

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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.Last week I said that I wouldn’t worry about it if I went overboard (or budget, as the case may be) on our groceries this month. I have to remind […]

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Chicken Chili with White Beans

Chicken Chili with White Beans - This chili redolent with spices and bursting with chicken and white beans comes together quickly in 30 minutes or less.

This chili redolent with spices and bursting with chicken and white beans comes together quickly in 30 minutes or less. I graduated from high school in 1990. That means that I gained a lot of my culinary education (starving college student, food service worker, waitress, newlywed) in the 90s, the era of the Chicken Caesar […]

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Easy and Elegant Thanksgiving Day Appetizers

Easy and Elegant Thanksgiving Appetizers - Have a selection of appetizers on hand for your family and guests on Thanksgiving so no one gets hangry!

Have a selection of appetizers on hand for your family and guests on Thanksgiving so no one gets hangry! I don’t know about you, but it’s rare that I have a meal ready when I think I will. I might invite guests over for dinner at 6, but it may actually be 7 before we […]

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Good Cheap Eats Giveaway Week #2 (CLOSED)

Good Cheap Eats Giveaway Week #2

Win one of three copies of Good Cheap Eats each week in November. This giveaway is now CLOSED. Congrats to the winners: kidney626@, Sheilanardelli@, carmenkraft18@ This month, we’re sharing a dozen copies of Good Cheap Eats with readers. Last week’s winners are posted here. As the holiday season approaches, so does the temptation to go overboard in grocery spending. You […]

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How I Lost 6 Pounds on Vacation

How I Lost 6 Pounds on Vacation - I went to France for a month and lost six pounds. Here

I went to France for a month and lost six pounds. Here’s how I think it happened. We spent 30 days in Europe this fall. I ate a chausson aux pommes or a croissant almost every morning. I indulged in my favorite chocolate-hazlenut cookies from college, Hello Kango, every afternoon. I enjoyed rich cheese and […]

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Prioritizing The Grocery Budget

Prioritizing the Grocery Budget - With the rise in grocery prices comes the need to prioritize how we spend our money. What is most important to you when it comes to food expenses?

With the rise in grocery prices comes the need to prioritize how we spend our money. What is most important to you when it comes to food expenses? Yesterday’s Grocery Geek tally was a bit sobering. We’ve already spent half the month’s budget and it’s only the 9th?! True, we started with nothing. True, I […]

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Grocery Geek Finds Butter

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I feed a small army of eight. This is how I do it without going broke. We try to buy natural organic groceries when we can and still save money on food costs through wise shopping. This week signified the end of the party. My kids got back into school. My husband went back to […]

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Easy Thanksgiving Side Dishes

Thanksgiving Side Dishes | Good Cheap Eats

Thanksgiving will be here soon! Get thinking about your menu with some of these delicious side dish recipes. Thanksgiving is our family’s favorite holiday. Oh sure, we like Christmas and Easter. But the food on Thanksgiving rocks it, you know? And really? It’s the side dishes for me. That’s what makes Thanksgiving. I’d rather eat […]

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Check Out Grocery Outlet for Great Prices

Check Out Grocery Outlet for Great Prices and Win a Gift Card

THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED. Congrats to the winners: wibryan@ and gilliandevin@ The following content is sponsored by Grocery Outlet: I was never a “partier” in college. Beer has never been my thing. But, after spending a year in France and learning about the lovely relationship between wine and food, you could call me a wine lover. […]

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Jessika’s Amazing Chocolate Chip Cookies

Jessika

I think these just might be the best chocolate chip cookies in the whole wide world. Try them and let me know. My friend Jessika is amazing. And just like her, her Chocolate Chip Cookies are, too. Seriously. Last time we spent the weekend at their house she was baking up a storm, on our […]

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