Dear Readers: THANK YOU from the bottom of my heart for making 2012 a fabulous first year blogging about food. I have truly enjoyed sharing my recipes and cooking experiences with you all. This coming year I hope to come up with and find even more scrumptious and cost-effective recipes for your convenience! Since beginning […]
For once I’m not going to write a very long post, as I think the blog from which this recipe comes from explains enough about it :) Analysis You may have to cook your chicken longer than 4-5 hours. I cooked mine all night the first time and it was perfect! The second time I […]
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Last year for Christmas – mine and Cobalt’s first Christmas being engaged – my aunt gave us a lovely and thoughtful present. It included some homemade vanilla extract and some Texas themed chili seasoning mix. Ever since then, I’ve wanted to make chili for one of our many making-food-together-at-each-others’-apartments dates. But the winter came and […]
Today, I had leftover canned pumpkin from pumpkin bagels I made the other day, so I made this recipe for my hubby who has been requesting for pancakes! These pumpkin eggnog pancakes were really fluffy and flavorful! (The pumpkin was a fabulous addition to normal pancake mix.) Also, they were SUPER easy to make. Took me maybe 45 […]
I don’t know about you, but fall happens to be my favorite season. The smells, sights, tastes, sounds and weather are so full of surprises and so much different from summer’s! I love drinking hot tea, hot chocolate or chai tea lattes on a brisk morning; sledding on colorful, crunchy leaves; feeling the cold air […]
I had no idea eggs could be cooked in the microwave until a couple of years ago. So I tried it myself, and lo and behold it works! The tips below are crucial however to yield the best tasting and most conveniently-cooked microwave eggs. Follow them carefully! :) Use a microwave safe container, such as […]
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Cook Time: 30 minutes | Serves 5-6 If you look closely, you can see some spaghetti squash in here. To learn how to cook spaghetti and acorn squashes in the oven, check out this post. What I used: 1 box of whole wheat spaghetti ($1-ish at Aldi) 1 can of marinara sauce ($1 at Aldi) and Alfredo […]
If you haven’t figured out by now (or don’t know because you’re new to my blog), I like to save money on food every chance I get. And I’m not talking about cheaply made food. I’m talking about quality. On that note, I’ve yet to find a grocery store that is cheaper than Aldi. (I’ve […]