Rachel Ray Chicken Parm Meatball and Spaghetti is What's for dinner this Wednesday

Chicken Parm Meatballs and Spaghetti CLICK HERE TO SEE RACHEL COOK IT So why this recipe? Well that is simple, I think almost all of the items needed to make this are in Renae's stock pile. She has challenged herself to cook using just what she finds in her cabinets. She will buy veggies, milk, and bread and gather all the free items at Harris Teeters this week. I personally love Italian food when it is cold. I think it is just heavenly after a long cold day. I suggest doubling everything ...

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Slow Cooker Recipe: Sweet Potato Custard

I have had a couple of requests for the Sweet Potato Custard recipe. This recipe came from a crock pot cooking class I took several years ago. It is a simple recipe and great to make for Thanksgiving or Christmas. I really like that it cooks in the crock pot instead of taking up room in the oven. It almost tastes like dessert! The original recipe was by Debbie Duggan. Sweet Potato Custard 5 Cups chopped, peeled sweet potatoes or yams 2 tsp. fresh lemon juice 2 Tblsp. unsalted soft ...

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Thanksgiving Menu Planning Tips

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Thanksgiving Menu Planning Tips I am sitting down writing out my menu for next week. We have family coming from Wednesday until Saturday morning. With so many people to cook for, it is important for me to plan my menu and my grocery shopping. Luckily, I have my sister-in-law here who will share the cooking and hosting duties with me! Here are some great Thanksgiving Menu Planning Tips that I would love to share with you: ...

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Planning a Halloween Party

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For the last couple of years I have made a Halloween themed dinner for my nephews and my boys. Not only is a lot of fun but it also fills there bellies with a hearty meal before they hit the candy trail! I make-up a menu and print it out for the boys to read over. It is so fun to listen to their reactions to the silly names! Menu Ideas: Witches Fingers with Blood Sauce (Mozzarella sticks and Marinara sauce) Mummy Dogs (Hot dogs or Lil'smokies wrapped in crescent rolls) Snakes & ...

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Great Food For ALL Review

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Pros: tons of food for $30 Easy to carry in a box Easy to purchase online Easy to pick-up The food comes with cooking directions Cons- It is ALL frozen so if you have a limited amount of freezer space you maybe disappointed They have the right to change what you have ordered we got peas and carrots instead of corn I have to say I am impressed. I am so impressed we are looking into buying a freezer to hold all the great boxes they have available for November. I have been studying how ...

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Try Something New: Homemade Mac & Cheese

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For my son's birthday, I wanted to make him his favorite meal. His request...Macaroni & Cheese. Yes, I normally make the mac & cheese from the little blue box. However, I felt a birthday dinner should be special. I had never made homemade mac & cheese before. In fact, my mom never made it either. I stumbled across Stephanie's recipe and decided it seemed easy enough. Steph's Mac & Cheese ¼ c. flour 1 tbsp. dried minced onion ½ tsp. salt ¼ tsp. pepper ¼ c. margarine ¼ tsp. ...

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Angel Food Ministries Review

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I wrote this post for Inexpensively and I thought it would be useful for all of you! Angel Food Ministries is a non-profit and non-denominational organization dedicated to providing low cost food to many communities. Angel Food Ministries is growing nationwide and they are adding host sites regularly. This organization allows anyone to participate in the food relief program. There are no income qualifications.  How does it work? You must pre-order your food unit. Once you determine the ...

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Crockpot Chicken Makes Two Meals

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I love using my crockpot. I am one busy lady with two young boys, working part time and writing posts for this website. I love to cook but I have found lately that quick and easy meals are the best. I call the five o'clock hour the "witching hour" in my house. The boys are hungry and cranky and I am in a rush to get food on the table. I thought I would give you two easy dinner ideas that work for my family. The base for both meals was crockpot chicken. I put three large chicken breasts (bone ...

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Stop & Shop 9/11-9/17

Thanks to Karen from Frugal RI Mama for these deals! White Seedless Grapes, On Sale $.99 lb Maine Grown Bunched Broccoli or Crowns, On Sale $.88 lb Friendly’s Ice Cream, On Sale $1.99 Barilla Pasta, On Sale 10/$10 Use $1.00/2 cpn in 08-23-09 SS insert Final Cost: $1.00 for 2 Bumble Bee Solid White Tuna, On Sale 10/$10 Use $1.00/2 printable coupon (must have a facebook account) Final Cost: $1.00 for 2 Kellogg’s Cereals: Raisin Bran, Rice Krispies, Froot Loops, Cocoa Krispies, Apple Jacks or ...

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Rachel Ray: What's for Dinner

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Yummy, Yummy... Mini Cannelloni Bake.. in our TUMMY Well, as you know, each week I try to break from my normal menu routine an attack the kitchen Rachel Ray Style. You all know what I mean an edible meal in 30 minutes or less. The plight I have set out on to stay within the budget should not affect the quality of our meals so I search for what is on sale and then I cook something YUMMY!! Mini Cannelloni Bake 1 pound ziti with no lines or ditalini 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil ...

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