Laundry Detergent & Products

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

Pasta with Tuna & Tomatoes

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.

Pasta with Tuna & Tomatoes
Pasta with Tuna & Tomatoes

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Red Beans & Rice

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…

Red Beans & Rice
Red Beans & Rice

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Chipotle White Bean and Chicken Chili

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!)

Chipotle & White Bean Chicken Chili
Chipotle & White Bean Chicken Chili

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Creamed “Chipped” Beef & Artichokes

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.

Upscale Chipped Beef
Upscale Chipped Beef & Artichokes

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