Sloppy Joes from Scratch

Sloppy Joes from scratch are a quick and easy dinner that won’t break the budget. In fact, you can very easily — and economically — make this savory meat mixture to serve a crowd. No cans or mixes required. Sloppy Joes are ultimate comfort food. They are hearty so they fill you up after a […]

Super Easy Broccoli Cheese Soup

Enjoy your favorite cafe-style easy Broccoli Cheese Soup at home for less money. I’ll show you how easy it is to make with both stovetop and Instant Pot directions! Broccoli Cheese Soup has long been a favorite of mine. I don’t know exactly when my love affair with this creamy, cheesy, hearty soup began, but […]

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 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 […]

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 […]

Pulled Chicken Sliders for a Quick Easy Supper

Poached chicken combines with a homemade seasoning blend to make for a luscious and easy dinner of Pulled Chicken Sliders. Enjoy a quick, easy supper with no hassle! This recipe has Necessity-is-the-Mother-of-Invention kind of roots. One night I found myself in a bind. It was hockey season, meaning that my Saturday evenings were spent at […]

Simple Hard Cooked Eggs (Stovetop and Instant Pot Directions)

Eggs are a delicious and frugal protein. Learn how easy it is to make simple hard cooked eggs perfect every time with both stovetop and instant pot directions. Pan Bagnat One of our favorite ways to enjoy eggs is hard cooked. I love to serve hard cooked eggs on salads and in sandwiches, and the rest […]