Good. Cheap. Eat: Breakfast Sandwich

Breakfast is a wonderful part of the day. Many people skip it, though they know they shouldn’t. But, even if you bypass your morning meal, that doesn’t mean you have to miss out on “breakfast.” It makes a great meal — any time of day. Eggs, ham, cheese and bread can regularly be found on […]

Mexican Lasagna

Sounds like a mixed metaphor, doesn’t it? I mean, lasagna is Italian, not Mexican. However, I decided to use what I had instead of rushing out to the store for a few ingredients. That’s one of the principles behind frugal cooking: making do. That means, my family were guinea pigs. And I lived to tell […]

Soy-Ginger Meat Marinade

For birthdays at our house, we let the Birthday Boy or Girl choose the supper menu. Myself included. If it’s not in the budget to go out to eat, then I usually propose my favorite mode of cooking: grilling. That way I do a little prep in the kitchen, but my husband is responsible for […]

One of Our Favorite Good. Cheap. Eats: Pasta, Bread, and Veg

Tonight’s dinner is a regular meal that keeps us under budget: pasta with red sauce, broccoli, salad, and garlic bread. This evening I added up what the meal cost us and I was astounded. Pasta $0.75 Bertolli sauce in a pouch $0.50 scant amount fresh Parmesan $0.25 broccoli $0.50 romaine lettuce $0.50 French bread $.75 […]