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Split Pea Soup

Not everyone makes this anymore but when I was growing up, it was one of very few things my mother threw together. She learned it from Grandma and Grandma learned it from those before her. 369 more words

The Hungry Hen

Tortilla Soup recipe

Pretty much any restaurant that serves Mexican food serves a version of Tortilla Soup. It’s brothy, fragrant and delicately spiced. Most recipes ask you to have a bit of shredded chicken on hand to pour the broth over when serving. 796 more words


Pantry Anarchy:Blueberry Pancake Casserole

This might be a boring pantry anarchy makeover but I’d rather talk about boring food than money today because uhhhhhhhhhhhhh (imagine that in Tina Belcher’s vocalization… 532 more words

Leftover Pie

Leftover Pie is basically a flat Cottage Pie Recipe, and one of my go-to recipes to help use up leftover ingredients in the kitchen. It’s a great, low-cost meal for the whole family that never gets boring as it’s never quite the same twice. 411 more words


The Complete Tightwad Gazette

Our financial situation has changed quite a bit over the last several years.  We’ve had to tighten our belts, loosen them a bit, tighten them again, and just when we thought things were getting better we had to tighten more. 333 more words

Frugal Living

Recipe: Pancakes from Scratch

My grandmother’s cookbook. Even though the copyright is 1946 (the year before my mother was born) I use it often.  The pages are a bit brittle and yellowed, the cover is loose…but it is always the first place I look for recipes. 246 more words

Frugal Living

Greek Fava: heaven in a bowl

Holy smokes. This is pretty much my favourite recipe of 2016 so far. Who’d have thought – a simple dish of boiled split yellow peas with a few seasonings? 973 more words