Blueberry Crumble Pie


Last Updated on March 13, 2023 Last week a friend gave us a 5 pound bag of frozen blueberries. I was tempted to let them sit until winter since we are so enjoying lots of fresh blueberries right now. But with only an above-the-fridge freezer that I like to keep full with meals, I realized … Read more

Bronto Burgers


Last Updated on March 13, 2023 We love grilled food. Unfortunately, we don’t have a grill and my husband is not one of those guys that has the thrill to grill. So we make our “grilled” foods indoors. Sometimes we use a small George Foreman grill, but usually I just rely on the stove top … Read more

Taco Mac

Whip up a comforting, delicious meal with Taco Mac—a one-skillet wonder blending hearty ground beef, macaroni, and zesty spices. Easy clean-up and family-friendly!

Barbecue Sausage


Last Updated on September 30, 2023 I’ve got an easy, delicious recipe to share with you today that has become one of my go-to meals when I’m craving comfort food. It’s BBQ sausage – juicy, smoked sausage tossed with crisp green peppers and drenched in a homemade tangy BBQ sauce. Who can resist that combo? … Read more

Chicken Pesto & Couscous Salad

Last Updated on February 20, 2024 I’m always on the lookout for fresh new salad ideas to expand my summer dinner repertoire.  Recently, I decided to experiment by incorporating my homemade pesto into a main dish chicken salad. I figured the basil, garlic and Parmesan would pair perfectly with some greens, veggies and couscous or … Read more

Basic Pesto


Last Updated on March 13, 2023 I love pesto! It is so simple, versatile and full of flavor. I rely on it alot in the summer because it’s meant to be served cold or at room temperature. There seems to be endless ways to use pesto. It definitely works for me!   Because of this … Read more

Exciting Announcement & Free Ebook – The Frugal Kitchen

Last Updated on February 19, 2023 I have spent the past few months working on a project that I’m very excited about – a Stolen Moments menu planning service. I am ready to roll it out, but I sure would love some input from you first! In exchange for your time, I’ll forward you a … Read more

Monterey Chicken Recipe

Last Updated on February 20, 2024 As soon as I spy those sizzling bacon-topped chicken breasts on the menu, I know exactly what I’m ordering at Chili’s. Their signature Monterey Chicken is one of my all-time favorite entrees. That irresistible combination of juicy chicken, melted cheese, crispy bacon, and zesty barbecue sauce delivers on all … Read more

Mixed Berry Sauce

Last Updated on March 28, 2023 We love fruits of all kinds in this house. Unfortunately, this sometimes means that our eyes are bigger than our stomachs sometimes. This means we buy huge containers of strawberries or 29 pound watermelons. And sometimes, although very rarely, we aren’t able to finish up all that fresh fruit … Read more

Chili Cheese Potato Casserole

Last Updated on February 20, 2024 If your family is anything like mine, chances are that at some point you have been begged to make chili. So you do as requested, and everyone devours it that first night, singing its praises with every mouthful. Then, you end up with a ton of leftovers never to … Read more