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...]

Cooking on a Shoestring: Hand-Dipped Chocolates–a fun and frugal gift!

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There’s one homemade gift that I love to give, and pretty much everyone I know loves to receive: chocolates.  So this time of year, I round up a few of my favorite little elves and churn out a variety of chocolate-dipped candies and treats that our family can give as gifts and share with others … [Read more...]

Chicken and Gnocchi Soup–Tastes like Olive Garden!

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Have some leftover turkey and turkey stock in the freezer from Thanksgiving?  Use this recipe to transform them into something completely different!  Just sub them in for the chicken and chicken broth!   If I'm sharing chicken recipes this week, I can't forget the knock off recipe of my … [Read more...]

How to Transform your Holiday Leftovers

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I'm totally game for a meal or two of re-running the Thanksgiving feast, but after a while, I think most of us get turkey-ed out!  So what's a frugal girl (or guy) to do when it goes against every frugal bone in our body to waste food? Freeze it!  I love having a few bags of frozen turkey on hand … [Read more...]