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Snickers and Milky Way Bites Chocolate Coupon: Save up to $2 for Referring Friends

I am a member of the Collective Bias®  Social Fabric® Community.  This shop has been compensated as part of a social shopper insights study for Collective Bias and their client. If you love chocolate, you won’t be able to resist … Continue reading

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Frugal Gourmet: Roasted Cauliflower with Pine Nuts and Parmesan

After my husband and I tasted a roasted cauliflower recipe at Girl & The Goat restaurant in Chicago, I knew I had to figure out how to make it.  While I like cauliflower already, that dish took it to a … Continue reading

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Copycat Recipe: Panda Express Orange Chicken

Panda Express Orange Chicken Ingredients 2 lb chicken, cut into bite-sized pieces 1 egg 1/2 teaspoon salt pepper to taste 1/2 cup cornstarch 1/4 cup flour 1 tablespoon oil Oil for frying 1 tablespoon minced ginger 1 teaspoon minced garlic … Continue reading

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Frugal Foreigner: Indian Biryani Recipe

I’ve had a few requests for Indian recipes. I’ve had a hard time figuring them out because no one measures, or writes anything down. I watched very carefully a few times while my house helper made biryani and now I … Continue reading

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Amazon Grocery Deal: Carnation Instant Breakfast (3 Cans) $16 and Free Shipping

Carnation Instant Breakfast Essentials Drink Mix, Rich Milk Chocolate 17.7-Ounce Canisters (Pack of 3) List Price: $21.66 Price: $15.90 ($0.30 / oz) & eligible for FREE Super Saver Shipping on orders over $25. I love Carnation Instant Breakfast! Here’s an … Continue reading

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Instant Bargains Recipe: Thai Peanut Sauce

Here’s a super easy recipe for a super delicious Thai Peanut Sauce from scratch.  This recipe is from Kim’s book, Instant Bargains.  Instant Bargains not only provides you with tips and tricks for saving on groceries, but many from scratch recipes as … Continue reading

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Copycat Recipe: The Cheesecake Factory’s Sweet Corn Tamale Cakes

The Cheesecake Factory is my favorite “nice” restaurant to eat at.  It’s pretty expensive, so we don’t go often, but when we do I always order the same thing – the Sweet Corn Tamale Cakes.  It’s on the appetizer menu, … Continue reading

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Muffin Tin Monday: Muffin Tin Dinner and Mini Meatloaf Recipe

I was planning to continue theming my Muffin Tin Meals along the rainbow, but there seems to be a shortage of blue foods – especially since processed foods like Jell-o and Fruit Loops aren’t available in India. Not that Jell-o … Continue reading

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Frugal St. Patrick’s Day Recipe: Split Green Pea Soup

Update: This year I served the split pea soup in sourdough breadbowls – delicious!  My kids really love this soup.  See the Split Pea Shamrock Craft we made with the rest of the split peas! If you’re looking for something … Continue reading

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Frugal Foreigner From Scratch: Homemade Hummus and Pita Bread

The first step to making hummus from scratch in India is figuring out how to cook dry beans. This was my third attempt, and this time it turned out great! Here’s what I did: Soak dried beans overnight with plenty … Continue reading

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