I must be living in a bubble – the other day I stopped by TerryBreathingGrace and read her blog and comments on What’s Cooking? and it was a revelation. I was a little late; she posted in January…but I was very glad I’d stopped by. Continue reading The Family Dinner
My 12 hints for reducing cost of laundry:
(Okay, it’s a lot more, but I got carried away!)
Laundry Detergent – Seems like a no brainer, right? From a strict financial viewpoint, you’ll want to get the most amount of loads from the least expensive detergent, assuming they all work well. Maybe you’re going to make sure you get the best deal this time, though. You‘re not going to rely on plain old brand loyalty. Continue reading Laundry Detergent & Products
When the temperatures are soaring and the tomatoes are coming in, its nice to serve a simple pasta dish and not heat up the oven. This one is meant to be warm or room temperature as a kind of pasta salad, but it is good the next day, too, chilled.
Years ago, my son and I had Red Beans and Rice in New Orleans – and if you’ve had that experience, you know how the flavors of that dish can literally haunt you; you’ll think about it, taste it again in your mind, and not be satisfied until you have it again. Luckily, its only a food or I’d sound like some kind of crazy stalker…
A bit different from the White Chicken Chilis out there, this one is a rich, earthy, spicy chili that just happens to have white beans and chicken. A deep tomato base and a good amount of spice make this a chili more suited for an adult audience (unless your kids are like mine!)
Long known as a budget classic, various versions of S.O.S. have floated around for years. The problem? No vegetables. Beloved by many, the depression era dish is in serious need of an extreme make-over. Here it is: Lovely shredded Chipped Beef, elevated with a bit of Parmesan, artichokes and a smidge of wine. Truly Fabulously Frugal.