Minestrone is an Italian staple, also known as “poor man’s soup”. Italian peasants would gather leftover ingredients and make this hearty soup. While they share the same basic vegetables, there isn't a definitive recipe for Minestrone. Minestrone dates back hundreds of years. … [Read more...] about Italian Minestrone Soup is a Great Budget Saver
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Eve's Pudding, also known as "Mother Eve's pudding" is a traditional British pudding. Named after the biblical Eve it uses apples, the forbidden fruit, as the base. The first known recipe is from 1824. This is a very simple traditional apple recipe, comforting in the … [Read more...] about Traditional and Comforting Eve’s Pudding
We are all looking for ways to stretch our food budget and yet still enjoy a delicious meal with minimal effort. This recipe for a one-pan saucy chicken thigh meal comes from Cook's Kitchen. This weeknight meal is super easy to make, placing bone-in, skin-on chicken thighs … [Read more...] about Easy and Cheap Saucy Chicken Thigh Weeknight Dinner
Making hand-rolled cabbage rolls is a skill that has been passed from mother to daughter for generations. You can learn to make your own from my recipe passed to me from my mother but there is no shame from taking an easier route. This layered casserole provides all the … [Read more...] about Messy Cabbage Rolls Provide The Flavour without the Work
If you love artisan bread but may need to give up the $8 loaf to save money, this may be your motivation to try your hand at making your own. When it comes down to it, bread is simply a combination of flour, yeast and time. While the sourdough bread-making craze of 2020 was … [Read more...] about Can you Afford Not to Make Your Own Artisan Bread?