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Easy Jambalaya for a Crowd

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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.Feed the masses in style […]

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Layered Fruit Salad

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When summer fruits are plentiful and on sale, fruit salad is a great thing to add to your menu. It’s light and refreshing. And everybody likes it. I prefer not to mix my fruit salads, but instead just to layer the ingredients. I find that the fruit retains its flavor and freshness a little longer […]

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Salsa Verde Beef

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This Salsa Verde Beef recipe is one of the simplest, yet it packs a ton of flavor. My whole family loves it. I’ve made this twice in the last two weeks. The guys’ eyes light up when I mention it, so I think it’s officially a winner. I love it for its versatility. Use it […]

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Whole Wheat Snickerdoodles

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A healthier twist on an old classic, these are delicious. And kids love to help roll them in the cinnamon sugar.

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Ten Dollar Dinners: A Review

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Until I discovered that Food Network was part of our cable package, I had a hard time justifying 30 bucks a month to watch football and the science channel. But, no problem now! I am hooked. As is the whole family. Bobby Flay and Alton Brown are household names around here, and Chopped, and of […]

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This Spud’s For You: Crockpot Potatoes

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Recipes that let you “set it and forget it” are some of the best. These Crockpot Potatoes are no exception. Come home to a pot full of baked potatoes all set for dinner! It seems that in recent years I’ve become remiss in serving baked potatoes. I’m not sure why that is, but I’m ready […]

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Fresh Salsa with Garden Tomatoes

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Unfortunately, we didn’t get a garden in this year. The days just slipped away from me. But, my husband has a coworker with too many tomatoes. Amen and amen. He’s been sharing with us. We’ve enjoyed them on salads, on pizza, and in salsa. Isn’t this pretty with both yellow and red tomatoes? You don’t […]

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Homemade Hot Dog Buns

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Hot dogs never tasted so good! Make these homemade hot dog buns to wow your guests at your next backyard barbecue. These are a regular item on our menu. Yes, it might be cheaper to buy those grocery store sponges impersonating as hot dog buns when they go on sale, but these are goooooood. And […]

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Broccoli Slaw with Pecans and Cranberries

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This slightly sweet Broccoli Slaw is full of texture, thanks to pecans, cranberries, and red onions. It makes a delicious side salad. Sharing recipes is a little like playing a game of telephone. The story changes as it moves from person to person, as does the recipe. I first heard about this Broccoli Slaw from Small […]

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Good. Cheap. Eat: Jalapeno Burn Pizza

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The Jalapeno Burn Pizza may be something new to you, but it will soon become an old stand-by. This less than traditional pizza is super delicious. For the last 20 years, I’ve spent most Friday nights making pizza. There have been a few exceptions, but for the most part, it’s a given that we will […]

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