A slightly spicy tomato soup recipe

A Slightly Spicy Tomato Soup Recipe

Sadly and unexpectedly, our 2013 Soups & Stews party (that I was planning on co-hosting with some friends) was cancelled. I’m not sure if it’s still considered an annual event, considering there has only been one....

How to make lentils

How To Make Perfect Lentils

Are you watching your food budget like a hawk? If so, meet lentils. One of the cheapest, most bang-for-your-buck items in the supermarket. One bag of lentils – good for several meals – costs right...

Homemade flour tortilla shells/burrito shells from Cheap Recipe Blog

How To Make Homemade Tortilla Shells: Just Five Cents Each!

Why oh why has it taken me so long to make my own tortilla shells at home? My friend Meredith came over today and we made a batch – and they were so...

Indian pea and potato curry (Aloo Matar) recipe

Aloo Matar: Indian Pea and Potato Curry Recipe

I don’t know a lot about Indian food, but I know that I love it. For a cheap recipe lover like myself, Indian food is the jackpot. Especially the vegetarian dishes, like this one....

Cereal pops recipe

Cereal Pops Recipe

If you’re like me, you probably don’t want to spend a lot of money on Valentine’s Day. It’s a lot more fun to get in the kitchen and make your own treat than dropping...

Grapefruit buttercream frosting recipe

Grapefruit Buttercream Frosting Recipe – And How to Survive a Minnesota Winter

Grapefruit is my favorite wintertime fruit. Starting in December or January, the produce sections of Minnesota supermarkets are filled with these southern beauties. And we buy them in large quantities. Since I can’t get...

Wonton wrapper mozzarella sticks recipe

Wonton Wrapper Mozzarella Sticks Recipe

There’s something about fried cheese that makes me weak in the knees. Maybe it’s the upper-Midwesterner in me. We’re all about our fried cheese curds and other hot cheese snacks up here. Ever...