Enchilada Sauce for the Freezer

Enchilada Sauce for the Freezer - Make enchiladas healthier and convenient by mixing up a big batch of enchilada sauce for the freezer.

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.Make enchiladas healthier and convenient by mixing up a big batch of enchilada sauce for the freezer. Enchiladas rank high on my list of favorite foods. Whether at a restaurant or at […]

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A Monthly Meal Plan for December

A Monthly Meal Plan for December - Planning a month of meals at once is a great way to save money as well as time.

Planning a month of meals at once is a great way to save money as well as time. Sometime in the last few weeks my family and I were brainstorming ways that we can make our household move more smoothly. Over and again we landed on the topic of food. They are willing both to […]

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Holiday Baking Tips & Tricks

Holiday Baking Tips and Tricks - This is the perfect time to get baking. Check out these tips and tricks for success before you get started.

This is the perfect time to get baking. Check out these tips and tricks for success before you get started. Are you ready for the holiday baking season? Over the last two weeks I’ve been thinking about what we’re going to bake this year and gearing myself to plug the big freezer back in. (We […]

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How to Measure Flour Properly

How to Measure Flour Properly - The proper way to measure flour involves weights, not measures. And... you may be doing it wrong.

The proper way to measure flour involves weights, not measures. And… you may be doing it wrong. Chocolate Mint Snow-Top Cookies I am a lazy cook. I am an even lazier baker. I take whatever shortcuts I can, often because I’ve just got too much else that I’m thinking of. Sometimes those shortcuts work out. […]

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Get Good Cheap Eats for $8

good cheap eats paperback

Get 30% off one book on Amazon this weekend only when you use the promotion code: HOLIDAY30. That means you can get Good Cheap Eats for about $8.06! The code is good through the 29th. This post does include affiliate links. If you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount […]

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Free Printables to Help You Make Good Cheap Eats

Meal Planning 101 calendar

There’s a mess of free printable worksheets here on Good Cheap Eats (and its sister site Life as MOM) that can help you get your meal planning and grocery shopping under control and help you make a lot of good cheap eats yourself. Check out these free worksheets: Meal Planning Calendar – use this to track your […]

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Thank you!

happy thanksgiving

I just wanted to take a moment to say THANKS! This space is an extension of myself and my kitchen and has been for five years. That’s pretty crazy to think about. It was a secret at first. I didn’t even tell my husband that I started a second blog. He’d have thought I’d fallen […]

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Good Cheap Eats Giveaway Week #4 (CLOSED)

Baby Cakes

Win one of three copies of Good Cheap Eats each week in November. Winners from previous weeks are posted here, here, and here. Congrats to the winners: brandonheather2002@, leeann98@, onprairie@ This month, we’re sharing a dozen copies of Good Cheap Eats with readers. As the holiday season approaches, so does the temptation to go overboard in grocery spending. You know […]

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Homemade Mocha Chocolate Syrup Recipe

Homemade Mocha Chocolate Syrup Recipe

This decadent mocha chocolate syrup adds a touch of elegance to simple desserts like sundaes, affogatos, pound cakes, and more. We are big fans of mocha flavor in these here parts. Chocolate mixed with coffee?! Yum-O. We’ve spent a small fortune on cafe mochas over the years which is pretty silly when you consider how […]

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Must-Have Kitchen Tools for the Home Cook

12 Must-Have Kitchen Tools for the Home Cook - What are your must-have kitchen tools? What helps you the most in getting food on the table quickly and deliciously?

What are your must-have kitchen tools? What helps you the most in getting food on the table quickly and deliciously? When we went on our big European vacation this fall, I got to do some cooking. In both Collioure and Paris, we had vacation apartments with small kitchens. While they weren’t “fully equipped”, they did […]

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