Pantry Challenge: Day 2

Pantry Challenge: Day 2

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.This month I’m doing a Pantry Challenge. For two weeks, I’m focusing on using up what we have to save money and time and to reduce waste. I feel like I’ve […]

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Pantry Challenge: Day 1

Icebox Cake Pantry 1

This month I’m doing a Pantry Challenge. For two weeks, I’m focusing on using up what we have to save money and time and to reduce waste. Let’s start out this Pantry Challenge report with the best thing I ate today: Lemon-Blueberry Icebox Cake. So very good. I made it yesterday. We enjoyed most of it […]

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Easy Slow Cooker Pork Tacos

Slow Cooker Pork Tacos - These easy, slow cooker pork tacos allow you to escape the kitchen and come home to a delicious meal all ready to go.

These easy, slow cooker pork tacos allow you to escape the kitchen and come home to a delicious meal all ready to go. This is such an easy recipe, I pretty much don’t need to post it. You could make this in your sleep. Your five year old could make this in his sleep. It contain […]

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A Meal Plan for Week 1 of Our Pantry Challenge

A Meal Plan for Week 1 of Our Pantry Challenge - We

Our meal plan during a pantry challenge comes (mainly) from what we already have. So, here we are ready to start another pantry challenge. Not sure what that is? Go here for all the details. The short version is that for the next two weeks, I’m going to try to create meals from what we […]

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How to Get Ready for a Pantry Challenge

How to Get Ready for a Pantry Challenge - hosted by Good Cheap Eats

Got questions? I’ve got answers! Be sure to attend the Pantry Challenge Q&A on the Good Cheap Eats Facebook page Sunday July 6 at 5 pm PST.

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Making Homemade Pickles

Making homemade pickles - Ever wonder if you could make pickles yourself? If I can, you can. Or in other words, if I can can, you can can, too.

Ever wonder if you could make pickles yourself? If I can, you can. Or in other words, if I can can, you can can, too. This post does include affiliate links. If you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in way of advertising fees. Your price does not change, […]

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Easy Side Dishes to Go with Your Weekend BBQ

BBQ Side Dishes

Need side dish inspiration for your weekend BBQ? Check out this compilation of EASY side dishes that your friends and family will love. As the weekend approaches, you might consult the grocery ads to see what’s on sale in terms of meats suitable for grilling. At my Ralphs, there’s lots of beef and hot dogs […]

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Time for a Pantry Challenge!

Want to save some money? Want to waste less food? Want to improve your shopping habits? Then a Pantry Challenge is for you!

Want to save some money? Want to waste less food? Want to improve your shopping habits? Then a Pantry Challenge is for you! I don’t know about you, but my freezers are packed to the gills. There is a lot of bulk grains stored there, but there’s also all kinds of randomness that needs to be used […]

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Olive Bruschetta and Elegant Afternoon Snacks

Olive Bruschetta and Elegant Afternoon Snacks

This post is sponsored by California Ripe Olives and Kitchen Play. This olive bruschetta is utter deliciousness! It’s the perfect summertime snack and a must-make for your next party. As I type, I’ve just returned from the airport where I dropped off my friend Amy. Amy is a wine blogger and world traveler. She was […]

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Enjoy Delicious Summer Desserts

Enjoy Delicious Summer Desserts - Summertime practically shouts for dessert. Make them healthier, make them yourself.

Summertime practically shouts for dessert. Make them healthier, make them yourself. I have wonderful memories of summer desserts. Whether it was the pie I helped my Gramma John bake in the basement kitchen or the pan of Scotcharoo Bars that Aunt Peg kept on her counter at all times, sweets are a necessary part of […]

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