Perfectly Poached Chicken (Stovetop and Instant Pot Directions)

Poached chicken is a pretty handy thing to have on hand. Tender, juicy chicken all ready to toss in salads, fold into sandwiches, or stir into casseroles? Here’s how to make it easily. Chicken is one of my favorite proteins to have on hand. It’s readily available and easy to find on sale, and its […]

Easy Instant Pot Black Beans

Beans are a frugal food, full of fiber and a good option for protein. Dry beans are cheaper than canned, but can be intimidating and time-consuming to prepare. These Easy Instant Pot Black Beans will transform your bean game. Pressure cookers and I have a long history. My mother and her mother before her embraced […]

Easy Vegetable Soup

Save money and enjoy a hearty meatless meal with this Easy Vegetable Soup. It comes together quickly, tastes amazing, and reheats beautifully. You’ll want to start Meatless Mondays just to make this soup! My friend Kate, who lives in the frozen tundra of Smithers, British Columbia, can’t understand how I can eat soup in San […]

Baked Salmon in Foil Makes for a Super Easy Dinner

Baked Salmon in Foil comes together in minutes, tastes delicious, and reheats well, making it a practically perfect way to add more fish to your diet. Lately I’ve been on a salmon kick. It’s a good source of protein, for sure, but recently I read that it can make your skin beautiful, so I am […]

Easy Split Pea Soup Recipe (with Instant Pot Instructions)

Split Pea Soup from Good Cheap Eats

This Easy Split Pea Soup recipe is hearty and delicious. It’s the perfect dish to warm you up on a cold winter day. Try this one on the stove, in the slow cooker, or in the Instant Pot. Let’s get one thing clear right now. Split Pea Soup is not generally attractive. There may be […]

Ham Leftovers? Check out these recipes!

I love ham leftovers just as much as the next person. But, I also know how to make them deliciously different. Do you wanna know? Ever since my kids watched Ponyo, someone is likely to jump up and down and shout, “Ham!” when I mention the lovely cured meat that we indulge in as a […]

Chunky Potato Soup with Bacon & Tarragon

Enjoy a hot and hearty supper tonight with this Chunky Potato Soup. Seasoned with bacon and tarragon, this soup is perfect comfort food. Potato Soups have long been among my favorites; they make a delicious bowl of comfort on a cold winter night. They are inexpensive to prepare, making them top on the list of […]

Slow Cooker Pork Loin with Sherried Mushroom Gravy

An inexpensive cut of meat, pork loin transforms into a feast when braised in the slow cooker and topped with a sherried mushroom gravy. This slow cooker pork loin is tender and moist! This post contains affiliate links which provide a means for me to earn fees linking to Amazon and other affiliate sites. A […]