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Black Bean Tacos

I tried this recipe recently and really enjoyed it: Soft flour tortillas 2 cups black beans (I used 1 can which was equal to 1 3/4 cups) 1/2 cup minced red onion (I used yellow onion) 2 Tbsp. cilantro 1/2 … Continue reading

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Sunday 7/27/14 Frugal Meal

I defrosted and reorganized my big chest freezer and my fridge top freezer yesterday.  Come to find I had a ton of Italian sausages in there.  I am trying to avoid rice and pasta and such…so this is what I … Continue reading

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Dinner — & Apple Muffins Recipe

Last Night’s Dinner: Pasta sauce in crockpot:3 jars prepared pasta sauce Bit of minced garlic and italian seasoning green bell peppers and red bell peppers chopped (10 cents each from Woodmans) 1 large onion chopped 2 small cans mushrooms Brownies … Continue reading

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Mini Pizzas

I will be making posts of meals I make based on my basic pantry list. 1 package English muffins 1 jar pizza sauce 1 package shredded cheese Desired meats and chopped produce for toppings (I like onion, bell peppers, olives, … Continue reading

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Pantry Dessert List: EASY desserts

This is based on things I keep on hand per my basic pantry list. I have a few simple desserts I keep going back to…. Fresh Fruit Salad This will probably require purchase of various fruits.  I suggest Aldi or … Continue reading

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Cheap Recipe 2: Spicy Hamburger Casserole

My 2nd recipe using fairly cheap or food pantry obtained ingredients.  Tried this tonight, it was quite good.  Happened to be lucky enough to find ground chuck for $1.67/lb. at Woodman’s recently and had remaining ingredients on hand. Spicy Hamburger … Continue reading

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Cheap Recipe #1: Cream cheese bean dip

I am going to start posting cheap recipe ideas.  Many of them I consider cheap because one or more ingredient is a common item passed out at Waukesha or Sussex area food pantries and possibly other area food pantries.  First … Continue reading

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Teriyaki Pork Fried Rice Recipe

This is from the back of a Knorr/Lipton Teriyaki flavored rice package.  I thought it sounded good, so posting here for safe keeping. 1/4 cup reduced sodium soy sauce 1/2 tsp. ground ginger 1 lb. pork tenderloin, cut into very … Continue reading

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Garlic Beef Enchiladas Recipe

Difficulty: Medium Yield: 4-6 servings. (Depends on size and number of tortilla shells used.) Cooking Time: 40-50 minutes Attribution: Taste of Home Ingredients: Beef stuffing: 1 lb. Ground Beef 1 medium Onion, chopped 2 tbsp. All-Purpose Flour 1 tbsp. Chili … Continue reading

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Recipe: Cheeseburger Soup

We tried this recipe recently from taste of home recipe and boy is it delicious! I substituted tomatoes since I had a lot, eliminated the potatoes and carrots, and put extra onion and celery in mine.  Still delicious minus the … Continue reading

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