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Honey Mustard Sauce

Just like TGI Fridays!  Half the fun of eating homemade chicken tenders or potato fries is dipping them in something amazing and flavorful, right?  In my home, my children LOVE to dip….in fact, my daughter has been dubbed the “Dipping Queen”.  The next time you make tenders, try some of this sauce on the side.  […]

June 2, 2010 in Being Frugal, Cooking Fun!, Recipes
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No more canned beans…

I am not a big fan of spending two to three times as much for something that I can make myself with little to no extra work.  Example: Beans!  I can buy dry, organic black beans (or pinto beans) in the bulk section of my health food store for about half to one third of […]

March 23, 2010 in Being Frugal, Cooking Fun!, Recipes
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Homemade Chicken Stock

Let’s just say this….I will NEVER buy chicken broth from the store again.  It is simply a colossal waste of money.  If you roast a chicken, you can make so many different things from it.  Not only do you get delicious chicken for dinner, but you can save the extra chicken pieces for other meals, […]

March 3, 2010 in Being Frugal, Cooking Fun!, Recipes
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Garlic Cheddar Biscuits (just like red Lobster!)

These drop biscuits are simple and quick to make, but really pack a flavorful punch!  If you love the ones from Red Lobster, you will definitely want to give these a try.  Thanks Breadbeckers! 2 cups freshly milled flour (hard white) 1 Tbs. baking powder 1 tsp. salt 1/4 oil 1 cup milk 1-2 cups […]

March 3, 2010 in Cooking Fun!, Recipes
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Make yogurt in your crockpot!

Do you spend a ton of money on yogurt from the store?  Do you worry about all of the added sweeteners, dyes, etc.?  Have you ever thought about making your own yogurt?  It’s sooooo easy!  About a year ago I decided that I wanted to make my own yogurt so I started doing some research.  […]

March 3, 2010 in Being Frugal, Cooking Fun!, Recipes
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Don’t waste that bread!

Don’t know what to do with the ends of the bread loaf that nobody likes to eat?  Do you have some bread that’s a little past it’s prime, but not moldy?  Extra rolls or bagels you don’t want to waste?  Spend a few extra minutes and save a couple bucks….make bread crumbs! Bread Crumbs are […]

February 24, 2010 in Being Frugal
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Quick and Easy Ranch Dip

Remember those delicious fried pickles?  Well, a fried pickle would not be complete without some ranch dip.  Here is a recipe for ranch dressing/dip that has been in my collection for YEARS….and it’s a good one! 1 cup mayonnaise 1/2 cup sour cream 1/2 tsp dried parsley 1/2 tsp dried dill weed 1/4 tsp garlic […]

February 3, 2010 in Being Frugal, Cooking Fun!, Recipes
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