Monthly Archives: February 2012

Creamy Spinach and Mushroom Tortellini Soup

Sticking with my new theme of lunches on a budget, I came up with this idea for a hearty and filling soup. The ingredients in this cost me about $25, which translates to about 4.25 per bowl of soup. I … Continue reading

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Cookie Dough Dip

This week my work threw a Mardi Gras party. Usually people make food for these events so I figured I would try something new. This fit my criteria of fast, easy and not required to be heated. I had yet … Continue reading

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Chicken Korma with Cilantro Basmati Rice

This Sunday I decided to try making Indian food for the first time. We have amazing Indian restaurants in both Beverly and Salem, so the idea had never really crossed my mind to try it myself. Last time we went … Continue reading

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Chicken Korma Recipe

1/2 cup cashew halves 1/2 cup boiling water 3 cloves garlic, peeled and crushed or minced 1 (1 inch) piece fresh ginger root, grated or minced 1/4 cup vegetable oil 2 bay leaves 1 large onion chopped 1 tbs ground … Continue reading

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BLE, Bacon Lettuce Egg Salad Sandwiches

I am sure we have all been in a place where you stretch yourself a little thin and need a lower cost meal option. This week was like that for me. I still wanted to cook and try something new, … Continue reading

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Chunky Monkey Pancakes

As a special occasion breakfast this weekend I decided to make pancakes from scratch for Sean and Pat. These pancakes have banana, chocolate chips and pecans. They were very filling and delicious! Mix 1 cup of flour, 2 tsp baking … Continue reading

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Buffalo Chicken Mac and Cheese

This weekend is Sean’s birthday and his college roommate just flew in last night to stay the weekend with him. I told Sean I would make them whatever he wants for dinner to commence the festivities. He immediately requested this … Continue reading

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