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Buttery, Thick and Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies

Thick and Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe | Good Cheap Eats

Food shouldn’t be complicated. Or bad for you. Or expensive. I’m working to craft good cheap eats that we can both enjoy. You can read more about this site here. Check out my cookbooks if you’re needing some budget-friendly inspiration. Read about how to make healthy eating work for you here.Butter makes everything better. At […]

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How to Make Basic Gravy

Want to learn how to make basic gravy? It’s easy. It’s delicious. It’s necessary to (almost) all your holiday meals. You can totally do this! Gravy is one of those things that I consider LIFE’S NECESSITIES. Mashed potatoes just aren’t the same. That dry Thanksgiving turkey is bereft without it. And stuffing? Stuffing, no matter […]

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Prepare a Snack Tray for Easy Holiday Entertaining

Be prepared for guests and have your larder stocked with quick snacks and appetizers. Pulling together an impromptu snack tray will be quick and easy. Tomato Salad on Toast We like fun food around here. We like snacky food. We like to eat fun, snacky food with friends and neighbors. And sometimes, especially around the […]

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Preorder a Digital Goodie Box Today!

Purchase a Digital Goodie Box, a yearlong membership that gives you priority access to digital goodies to help you make the most of the good things in your life! I am so excited to finally tell you about a project I’ve been working on for the last few months. Do you like get fun mail? […]

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Cheddar Cheese Soup with Zucchini, Broccoli, and Carrots

Cheddar Cheese Soup Recipe from Good Cheap Eats

This recipe for Cheddar Cheese Soup is creamy and comforting. Filled with bits of zucchini, broccoli, and carrots, it’s healthy comfort food. Soup is one of my favorite things for a go-to lunch. And this Cheddar Cheese Soup is one of my favorite soups, an all-time comfort food for me. When we were newlyweds our landlady made […]

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8 Fantastic Desserts for Thanksgiving

Finish off your Thanksgiving feast with one — or more — of these delicious desserts! You know the old adage, “So many desserts, so little time.” It’s true, of course. It’s so hard to choose just one dessert to make for Thanksgiving. Even though we often have only eight people which would maybe need a […]

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Double Chocolate Toffee Cookies

Enjoy salted toffee, chocolate-y goodness with these Double Chocolate Toffee Cookies. They are perfect for gift giving — or hoarding them all to yourself. Over the years, in my efforts to step away from the grocery store cookie and cracker aisle and lean on more real food, I’ve been experimenting with baking more stuff myself […]

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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. A few months ago I started doing the bulk of my shopping at ALDI and Costco. If you’ve ever been to either store, you know that neither carries everything you might […]

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How to Cook a Chicken in the Slow Cooker

Make things easy on yourself! Roast a whole chicken in the slow cooker for tender, delicious cooked chicken. Cooking a whole chicken — as opposed to cooking pieces — can be a great way to stretch your grocery dollar. Not only do you get an abundance of cooked chicken plus a carcass to make homemade chicken stock, […]

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Grocery Geek: What We Spent in October

Want a peek into our grocery cart? Here’s how I’m grocery shopping and feeding eight people on the cheap. This post may contain affiliate links. When you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in advertising fees. Thanks for your support. I really appreciate it. This month was a little […]

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