Eating Gourmet on a Budget

I wanted to share my families dinner with you. Many times people think that buying frugal or buying groceries on the cheap equals low quality meals. However, we ate gourmet tonight!Amee and I went shopping together at Harris Teeter yesterday. As we shared, the Tuna Steak was an e-VIC special. Unsure of how to prepare fresh tuna, I told Amee I was going to pass on the deal. Amee encouraged me to try it on the grill. I figured why not? It ended up being $1.75 for just under a pound. Normally it ...

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Rachel Ray recipe using the sales flyer: Sauteed Pork Chops with Sherry-Berry Pan Gravy and Rhubarb Chutney

What for dinner Wednesday Sauteed Pork Chops with Sherry-Berry Pan Gravy and Rhubarb ChutneyServes 46 tablespoons butter, divided 3 tablespoons sugar 1 tablespoon lemon juice (from a wedge of lemon) 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar 2-3 stalks rhubarb, trimmed and chopped (about 1/2 pound) A handful of golden raisins 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil (EVOO) 4 boneless, center-cut pork loin chops (8 ounces each) At KROGER just  $3.79 Salt and pepper 1 tablespoon all-purpose ...

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Rachel Ray COOKS: Chicken Cutlets Brasciole

What's for dinner Wednesday So, I think the only difference between myself and Rachel Ray is, she enjoys cooking and I just cook to live. I decided to embrace who I am and march into the kitchen with my game face on and get busy. I then grabbed the sales flyers and my Rachel Ray cookbook and the search began. I am determined to cook something special in  under 30 minutes and within the budget. Chicken Cutlets Brasciole (if all else fails emulate the above photo.. no need to cook ...

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