Rock Taco Night with this Salsa Verde Beef (Slow Cooker & Instant Pot Methods)

three tacos on tray

This Salsa Verde Beef recipe is one of the simplest, yet it packs a ton of flavor. It cooks up in the slow cooker or the instant pot, making for the easiest of meals. When dinnertime rolls around, what do you most want to do?  Eat, right? Sure, somedays you look forward to cooking, but […]

Grilled Pork Tenderloin with a Homemade Spice Rub

Homemade spice blends are a cheap and easy way to add flavor and texture to your favorite grilled meats. Try this grilled pork tenderloin with its warm, spicy rub. Grilled meats are so fun and easy to prepare, they top my list of quick and simple meals. I particularly love grilling larger cuts of meat […]

How to Make an Easy Veggie Tray

vegetable tray with cucumbers

Purchased vegetable trays are convenient, but they can be costly. Here’s all you need to create a super easy veggie tray and save money. OK, you’re taking a dish to a potluck and you’ve been assigned “the veggie tray.” You could just pick up one of the many vegetable platters available in the produce section […]

Chicken Salad Lettuce Wraps

plate of chicken salad wraps

Enjoy a simple, delicious chicken salad loaded with apples and almonds in this easy recipe for Chicken Salad Lettuce Wraps. Looking for a tasty lunch that’s not too heavy? Want something quick and easy to prep? Can’t decide between a salad or a sandwich?  The answer to your queries is found in a super simple […]

How to Make Chicken Stock in the Slow Cooker

jar of chicken stock with slow cooker

Make something delicious from almost nothing! Learn how to make Chicken Stock in the Slow Cooker for the best tasting soups, gravies, and sauces. Making homemade chicken stock is one of the easiest ways to make something from nothing. Okay, almost nothing. If you’ve roasted a whole chicken or baked chicken pieces, save the bones, […]

How to Cut Melon the Quick & Easy Way

How to Cut a Melon | Good Cheap Eats

Knowing how to cut melon is a valuable skill to help you make the most of in-season produce and to facilitate a healthy diet. Here’s how to do it. You see a great deal on cantaloupe and watermelon. You want to take advantage of it, but what in the world do you do with it […]

Crockpot Baked Potatoes

Recipes that let you “set it and forget it” are some of the best. These Crockpot Baked 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 […]

Broccoli Cranberry Salad With Pecans

Broccoli Slaw | Good Cheap Eats

This slightly sweet Broccoli Cranberry Salad 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 Salad […]