Rachael Ray What’s for Dinner Wednesday Easter and Passover

I try every week to add a new meal to our menu. I attempt to follow the food guru and 30 minute meal making queen, Rachel Ray. The best part of my quest is I use items that I bought on sale so these meals are yummy and affordable... an oh, yes they can be completed in 30 minutes or less! ?Well this is the most confusing time in our house since I am Jewish and my husband is Catholic. Everything else lines up pretty well until Easter. We decided when we got married that we would honor the ...

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Homemade Spinach Pesto With Pasta Recipe

Your Family Today: Recipes Homemade Spinach Pesto With Penne From the Editors of Your Family Today Spinach has a milder flavor than basil, which some kids find to be bitter. (The touch of honey here adds a little sweetness too.) It’s also rich in heart-healthy, cancer-preventing antioxidants. Pair this pesto with fiber-rich whole-wheat penne to give it an extra nutrition boost. Time-saving tip: Both the penne and pesto can be prepared several days in advance and refrigerated separately. Or ...

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Corned Beef: Point Cut or Flat Cut?

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Corned Beef Cuts   My mother-in-law was visiting this weekend and I decided to make our St. Patrick's day feast a bit early. She is Irish and I thought it would be fun to have the traditional Corned Beef, potatoes, carrots and cabbage while she was here. While shopping for the corned beef it became apparent that I had not done my research. There are two cuts of corned beef;  point and flat cut. The point cut is cheaper. Not knowing what to get, I purchased both! We needed two ...

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Rachael Ray What's for Dinner Wednesday : Taco Pasta Toss

I try every week to add a new meal to our menu. I attempt to follow the food guru and 30 minute meal making queen, Rachel Ray. The best part of my quest is I use items that I bought on sale so these meals are yummy and affordable... and oh, yes they can be completed in 30 minutes or less! I picked this recipe to try because we are meat challenged. My son hates meat. I know it isn't a big deal but we are trying to expand what he will eat. He loves pasta and salad. I thought I could sneak in some ...

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Spring Break Budget Saving Tips

This week on Money Saving Monday, the theme is saving money during Spring Break. 1). Instead of taking an expensive vacation to a faraway land, plan a staycation! Become a tourist in your local area. There are bound to be places you have not taken time to explore right in your own backyard. 2). Visit your local library. The library is full of free resources. Many libraries have story time or toddler time. Some even offer movies and video games to checkout. My library rents video games for $2 ...

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