10 Turkey Soup Recipes Your Family Will Love

What to do with that leftover turkey? Make turkey stock and turn it into mouthwatering and nutritious turkey soup, of course. I've scoured the interwebs looking at turkey soup options, and here are my top 10 picks. Of course, this is a subjective list, and no one person can ever find all the good recipes for turkey soup, so if I missed your favorite turkey soup, please tell us about it or share the link in the comments. ...more
I was just about to google recipes for it and saw this. Thank you! Great list.more

10 Delicious Homemade Spice Blends to Spice Up Your Christmas Gift Giving

Christmas is a time when budgets are stretched, people are busier than usual, and we're all looking for some type of unique gift idea that will be a hit. In my cooking adventures, I often mix up spice blends to use for certain recipes. A few years ago I hit on the idea of making large quantities of one of my favorite spice blends from that year and giving it as Christmas gifts for neighbors, co-workers and friends. ...more
I love DIY spice mixes. They make great gifts, plus they are all natural and usually cheaper ...more

Navigating the Grocery Store: 6 Tips to Save Money During Your Next Shopping Trip

Grocery store owners have one objective: To get you to buy more. Millions of dollars are spent studying consumer behavior and what compels people to buy at the grocery store. The grocery industry has the average shopper’s behavior down to a science. When all is said and done, it seems as though the cards are stacked against budget grocery shoppers.Fortunately, there are things you can do to keep your grocery budget in check, despite strong efforts to get you to buy more. Knowing how to navigate the grocery store for deals is the first step in saving significant money over time....more

Cookery Under Rations

  Cookery Under Rations  At a Garage Sale a couple of weeks ago I discovered this little gem in a box of old books....more

Thrifty? Meet Easy.

Anne Kimball Bringing Borya Home Like many folks, I'm in lukewarm pursuit of learning how to eat healthier while spending less and saving time. I've been looking into a few books and checking out some new blogs (especially this one, Heavenly Homemakers), trying to find ways to work more whole foods into our diet.I've been making a little progress, and I'm thinking I might make a semi-regular blog feature of this....more

Frugal Kitchen: Recipes for Leftover Eggnog

[Editor's Note: As the holiday season winds to a close, and work looms ahead this week, you may have a stray carton of eggnog or two hanging out in your refrigerator. Don't feel like drinking any more of it? Well, this post from the archives includes some great ideas for how to use it up. -Genie] ...more
I love eggnog, so naturally I decided to pair it with my other favorite food- Nutella. :) ...more

Mushroom Soup or Zupa Pieczarkowa

While there are two basic Mushroom Soups in Polish cooking, I decided to make Zupa Pieczarkowa which is made with button mushrooms typically found in grocery stores instead of wild mushroom soup.  After all, it is not the time of year for wild mushroom picking.  I also wanted to make something simple for Meatless Friday during Lent season.While you might think this soup is a family favorite for us since we are Polish, I have to admit my brother has a...more
@isthisthemiddle Thank you! Your recipe sounds delicious as well :)more

The Price of Convenience – Choosing the Boring Frozen Pizza

A budget tells us what we can’t afford, but it doesn’t keep us from buying it – William Feather...more

My Journey into Indian Cooking

I recently became obsessed with learning how to cook quick, healthy, Indian food that tastes good....more