Cooking on a Shoestring: Poor Man’s Lasagna Recipe

Poor Man's Lasagna Recipe Sisters Shopping on a Shoestring

Poor Man's Lasagna Recipe In our family, we have two different lasagna recipes.  Grandma's lasagna (my mom's) is a delicious traditional one, but with all the meat, cheese, and other ingredients, the cost can add up.  Nana's (my mother-in-law's) recipe is equally delicious and gets just as many … [Read more...]

Easy Cheesy Chicken

Easy Cheesy Chicken

Here's another great chicken recipe to get us ready for Zaycon chicken next week (or just to keep on hand for whenever boneless skinless chicken breast is on sale!).   It's a recipe that looks like more work than it really is.  A little prep work with the chicken breasts helps these cheese-filled … [Read more...]

Strawberry Recipes

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Strawberry picking time is right around the corner in Northeast Ohio!  If you're lucky enough to get a big harvest out of your own garden, or if you head out to a Pick-Your-Own patch like my family did, here are some great ideas for what to do with your bountiful harvest. First, here's a great … [Read more...]

Chicken and Gnocchi Soup–Tastes like Olive Garden!

Chicken and Gnocchi Soup

With cooler weather coming to Northeast Ohio this week, my kids are requesting that I make this knock off recipe of our absolute favorite soup from Olive Garden: Chicken and Gnocchi Soup.  This recipe is a cross between a few others I found online.  It's a creamy, garlic-y soup with chicken, … [Read more...]

Cooking on a Shoestring: Crock Pot recipes for Boneless Pork Loin

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Did you see that Giant Eagle has their Whole Boneless Pork Loins (cut to order) on sale for $1.77/lb this week (ends today!)?  I usually get two pork loins when Giant Eagle runs this sale.  I have them cut so about 1/3 is a roast, and the other 2/3 cut into chops.  Sometimes I've had to ask the … [Read more...]

New Year’s Appetizer Recipes

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  After all the sweets available at Christmas time, I start to look forward to some of my delicious savory favorites for New Year's Eve! Our annual party is a little unconventional, since it includes at least 15 kids ranging in age from infant - 10!  We start our party around dinner time, … [Read more...]