Some of my favorite recipes are those I’ve found online. Check out my Pinterest page YUMMY! Recipes I’ve Tried! Many of them have my notes or thoughts about the recipe written under the pin.
This delicious dinner roll recipe was created one day when I was in the mood to bake without a recipe. They turned out great, and we’ve made them over an over as our go-to dinner rolls. Light and Fluffy Dinner Rolls 1 cup warm water 2 ¼ tsp active dry yeast 1 tsp sugar … Continue reading Light and Fluffy Dinner Rolls
LIVING ON A LOW BUDGET If you’re just starting out, suddenly find yourself with less income, or merely want to save money, we’ve got the tips to help you out! Having lived on an extremely low grocery budget for several years, my husband and I came up with many money-saving ways to still eat healthily … Continue reading 45+ Great Ideas for Extreme Grocery Budgeting
Don’t you just love these one pot wonders? I sure do, and my dish-washing hubby does too! In my constant quest to rid our home of boring and repetitive meals, I am always looking for or trying to think up new recipes. One week I decided to come up with a new pasta dish. This … Continue reading One Pot Tomato, Herb, and Parmesan Spaghetti and My Easy Garlic Bread Recipe
PLANNING MEALS WILL SAVE YOU $$ AND HEADACHES Here is a more in-depth look into my weekly meal planning routine. I hope my method will help you save money, eat better, and waste less. It will also help you avoid those “OH, NO…I have nothing to fix for dinner” moments!
During the holidays, we are always looking for new cookie recipes to enjoy. Here is one that we really love. These cookies are almost cake-like and are very rich in dark chocolate and nuts. If you don’t care for dark chocolate, you can substitute regular cocoa powder and semi-sweet or milk chocolate chips. Also, walnuts … Continue reading Double Dark Chocolate Pecan Cookies
Making homemade pizza is fun and easy, and it can be budget-friendly! Why not try making homemade pizza for supper this Friday night? My husband and I have been for the past couple of months and thoroughly enjoy it! Some benefits to making homemade pizza are:
If you’re not from the Southern US, you may be thinking “But they are vegetarian.” However, in my beloved South, this is not the case. Pinto beans, along with many other beans, are seasoned with bacon, ham, hog’s jowl, ham hocks, and various other off-cuts of pork. The meat makes the beans utterly delicious. However, … Continue reading My “Secret” to Flavorful Vegetarian Pinto Beans
Of all the food I remember eating growing up, one of my favorites was my mom’s fried rice. She could make it perfectly every time. Her rice was different from fried rice you might find in a Chinese restaurant. She added more flavor and ingredients to make it more of a meal in and of … Continue reading My Mom’s Version of Fried Rice with NON-STICKY rice
Chocolate fudge has been a Christmas gift-making staple for me since high school. However, one of my husband’s favorite Christmas memories of his grandmother was her peanut butter fudge. I never got her recipe, but a couple of years ago a friend of mine gave me her peanut butter fudge recipe as a stand-in. … Continue reading Easy Peanut Butter Fudge/Candy
Chocolate chess pie is a delicious southern staple pie. It’s absolutely the most deliciously decadent and intensely chocolate experience I think one can have in a pie. It is delicately crusty on top with a velvety chocolate custard inside. It’s also one of my husband’s favorite pies and very easy to make. A friend at … Continue reading Dark Chocolate Chess Pie