Update: Efficient Kitchen Challenge

marked down meats in shopping cart

Are you taking the Efficient Kitchen Challenge this month? It’s a collective effort to save time, money, and food. Get more efficient in the kitchen and you’ll reap benefits in other areas of life. Well, well, here we are on the 15th already! My 17yo said it was a short month and his 11yo sister corrected him […]

Tandoori Chicken Marinade Recipe

platter of grilled chicken sprinkled with cilantro

This Tandoori Chicken Marinade is packed with flavor. The recipe is quick to mix up and super freezer-friendly. Make more than one batch! Ready for a quick and easy dinner that you can prep on Sunday afternoon and throw on the grill a day or two later? Well, I gotcha covered. Tandoori Chicken Marinade is […]

Shrimp Pasta with Garlic Cream Sauce

Enjoy a special, elegant dinner with this easy Shrimp with Noodles and Garlic Cream Sauce. It comes together quickly and costs less than a restaurant meal for one. Dinners out at a restaurant can be fun and delicious, but they can also be pricey. In fact, the cost of eating out is rising faster than […]

Crockpot Enchiladas – Assemble Dinner in Minutes

layered enchiladas in slow cooker

Crockpot Enchiladas are packed with flavor and make for easy prep. Let the slow cooker do all the work so you can enjoy a fantastic dinner. Chances are you’ve got a few kitchen servants at your disposal to help you save time in the kitchen. I know I do. A dishwasher. An instant pot.  A […]

Cherry Crisp Recipe for One or a Crowd

cherry crisp with milk jug and glasses

Whether you make Cherry Crisp for one or for a crowd, it makes for a delicious dessert any time of year, but particularly fun at Valentine’s Day. When I think of February desserts, I think of cherries. If it’s not the Valentines Day red, then it’s George Washington’s birthday that rallies the cry for cherries. […]

How to Make Soup from Leftovers

pot of tomato based soup with slices of bread on cutting board

Don’t worry about having the same thing twice this week. Did you know that you can make delicious soup from leftovers? It’s so gratifying to make soup from food you already have! Soup is a wonderfully frugal, potentially delicious meal to serve your family. It’s comforting. It’s easy on the budget. And there are so […]

How to Make Easy Stovetop Rice

stovetop rice in saucepan

Stovetop Rice comes together quickly and easily without a lot of hassle. It’s the perfect base for any number of meals and a super simple side dish. When time is limited, it’s helpful if you’ve got some quick and easy recipes in your back pocket. Bonus points if it’s a meal you can make without […]

Cook Once, Eat Three Nights – Fancy Tricks to Save You Time

roast chicken on a white platter

Can you picture a scenario where you cook once and eat three nights in row without a lot of extra work? Use this strategy to save time in the kitchen. How can you be more efficient in the kitchen? How can you stretch your grocery dollar? How can you make the most of your minutes?  Believe […]