Pantry Challenge: Day 4

pasta supper

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. QUICK update tonight since […]

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Pantry Challenge: Day 3

Pantry Challenge: Day 3

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. Look at the cute helpers I had for making breakfast this morning! The girls were great helpers at making Oven French Toast. We didn’t have any French rolls so […]

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Pantry Challenge: Day 2

Pantry Challenge: Day 2

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 been running all day. FishPapa left for work before 6. I got up at 5:45, and he was already gone. I worked for a few […]

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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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