These pumpkin cheesecake bars are super easy to make due to using a boxed pound cake mix. They take about 10 minutes to prep, 30 minutes to bake and taste so good.
This is delicious, moist and the tarragon smells so good while the chicken is cooking. If you don’t need or want a big turkey for Thanksgiving, this would be perfect for a smaller, more intimate meal.
This dish is so delicious! Rich and hearty without being heavy…perfect for these cooler evenings. I found this recipe in Clinton Kelly’s new book, “Freakin’ Fabulous on a Budget.” While this may sound like it’s expensive or complicated, it’s not.
No matter how many trick-or-treaters we have come to the door, we always have leftover candy. And if I don’t do something with it, other than just leaving it in the cabinet, I’ll end up eating every single piece. You can easily turn the candy into other types of treats, use it for other occasions or even donate it….here’s a few ideas.
I make deviled eggs for any and every get-together we have. They are inexpensive and easy to make and you can add different ingredients to change things up.
This is really, really delicious and didn’t take much prep work. And oh my gosh, the house smelled so good as it baked. I think this would be fun to bake in the really small pumpkins too for individual sized portions…more work scooping all the pumpkins but fun for the family or company. I will make for our Thanksgiving dinner too.
These homemade cheese ball bats are so easy to make and are a perfect appetizer for Halloween entertaining. I used my favorite cheese ball recipe for these but you can use your own recipe if you prefer. Because I make these when I entertain, I make a big batch which can feed up to 20 people […]
I had never made a frittata before and now that I know how easy it is, this will become a staple in our home for a quick, easy and inexpensive meal. You can of course substitute any vegetables or cheese you have on hand to use up leftovers. We completed the meal with twice cooked potatoes with fresh herbs and sausage….all for approximately $5.28….that’s less than $1.50 per person! You could make this for breakfast, lunch, dinner or brunch.
Entertaining during the holidays doesn’t mean you have to go to a lot of trouble. Sure you can throw a party or host a formal dinner, which will require more time and money, or simply invite friends over for cocktails, games, and munchies. If we’re having a large number of people over I will ask […]
This meal not only sounds like an autumn meal, it tastes like one. And pairing a hearty soup and flavorful salad makes for a healthy, no-fuss meal….perfect for this time of year. The creamy apple and pecan recipe can be stuffed in pitas or simply served as a salad. If you like, you could add […]
Another fabulous recipe you can custom-design to your liking. With the toppings I added, two pizzas came in at a little over $8. This would obviously change, depending on what you add. Easy Homemade Pizza – Prep Time: about 1 hour, which includes dough rising Cook Time: 10-15 minutes Serves: 4 for approx. $8.06 Basic […]
This pepperoni and pepper stromboli is so easy to make and delicious. You can easily substitute different cheeses if you prefer or if red bell peppers are pricey, just use a green bell pepper. I made this for a fantasy football draft my husband had at the house and the guys loved it. You can serve this […]
I love having floral arrangements scattered throughout our house, especially when we entertain, but I don’t like the expense of them. Today Ashley and I show you how to make some quick, easy, and affordable arrangements using flowers from the grocery store mixed with items from my yard. All of the vases we use, including […]
Looking for a new cheese dip to serve during football season? Or something a little different for all the holiday gatherings coming up? Then this cheesy provolone dip just might be the ticket. This dish takes about 10 minutes from start to finish and is so ooey gooey delicious. Because of how provolone cheese melts, with […]
I saw Roma tomatoes on sale at Safeway this week for 79 cents lb, which is an excellent price, so I wanted to stock up on them but knew they’d go bad before we could eat all of them so I decided to freeze them. I’ll use them for sauces, stews, soups and casseroles. Of course […]
This awesome taco recipe utilizes the inexpensive Talapia Tammy found in her Wednesday Coupons and Deals. These tacos can feed a family of 4 for less than $10, TOTAL!
My husband and I were at a recent event where grilled peaches were served as the salad course. They were delicious. I’ve been grilling peaches for years as a dessert but never thought to turn them into a salad so the next time we grilled some, we put our own spin on a grilled peach salad. […]
Just as with olive oil and castor oil, coconut oil is a product that has multiple health and beauty uses that doesn’t cost a lot of money. Virgin coconut oil can be used on your hair, skin, and even as a weight-loss supplement. As long as the oil has been cold pressed and has no […]
I love today’s episode in which I show Ashley all the fabulous but cheap kitchen foods you can actually use as beauty products. Most of these items are probably in your kitchen already and when compared to what you’d pay for beauty products at the store, well, you can save a bundle. The products are […]
When I tasted this meal, I felt like I should have a grass skirt and lei on…it’s tropical and perfect for a quick and inexpensive summer meal. The shrimp have a coconut pretzel crust that I serve with an orange marmalade dipping sauce. We jazzed up jasmine rice with pineapple and green onion, even though the jasmine rice […]