Baked Oatmeal is an extremely frugal breakfast. Feed 8 for under two dollars.

Baked Oatmeal

I have been making Baked Oatmeal since the beginning of our Pantry Cooking Challenge. It’s my new favorite, pantry friendly, breakfast recipe. I love it fresh from the oven, but I also love that I can make a big pan of this and store it in the fridge. That way, everyone can serve themselves a chunk and reheat it in the microwave. It’s a truly […]

Devil's Food Cake Mix Cookies with White Chocolate Chips and Macademia Nuts

Devil’s Food Cookies with White Chocolate and Macadamia Nuts

Devil’s Food Cookies with White Chocolate Chips and Macadamia Nuts are one of the latest combinations I have created for my expanding repertoire of cake mix cookies, and they are fast becoming a favorite around here. These cookies begin with a devil’s food cake mix and have a total of only five ingredients which makes them simple to prepare. They’re a great cookie to bake […]

Fried Potatoes and Onons

Fried Potatoes and Onions

Fried Potatoes and Onions is a dish that was served on a regular basis when I was growing up. Potatoes are a frugal food, and combining them with onions, adds a depth of flavor that makes this a real treat. My mother would frequently fry the potatoes in the bacon fat that she had in a can on the stove. I remember eating meals that […]

Chicken Tinola

Chicken Tinola

Chicken Tinola is a Filipino Chicken soup that’s flavored with ginger and garlic, and it’s delicious. I first tasted this soup with a Filipino co-worker shared some with me, and I fell in love with it. I asked her for her recipe, but we were assigned different schedules, so I never got the recipe for her delicious Chicken Tinola. Time passed, and I kept trying […]

Gumdrop Cake

Gumdrop Cake

Gumdrop Cake is usually a Christmas tradition in certain cultures, so why am I making one in February?   Don’t you know that today is National Gumdrop Day?    I already had some gumdrops, and having been inspired by this post for a Christmas Gumdrop Bundt Cake, I decided that I would celebrate today by making a Gumdrop cake.  I, however, lacked the ambition to create a […]

Red Velvet Cake Mix Crinkle Cookies

Red Velvet Cake Mix Crinkle Cookies

I may be overdoing things with these crinkle cookies, but with upcoming holidays, I just realized that what we need in our lives is Red Velvet Cake Mix Crinkle Cookies.  Think about it.  Red is a great color for Christmas, but it’s a great color for Valentine’s day, too.  That means that there are at least two occasions where red velvet crinkle cookies can make […]

Beautiful and delicious, red velvet cookies with white chocolate chips that begin with a cake mix.

Red Velvet Cake Mix Cookies with White Chocolate Chunks

What is more festive than red velvet? These beautiful red toned cookies loaded with the flavor of chocolate, are loaded with white chocolate. These Red Velvet Cake Mix cookies with white chocolate chunks are the real deal. Beauty and flavor all in one compact cookie package. You have to try these cookies. They will become a favorite. The color will definitely impress your friends.  They […]