Category Archives: Cheap Eats

I LOVE WinCo Foods…..

Yesterday, I shopped at a WinCo Foods for the first time. I’ve known of them for years because the company I work for is a supplier to WinCo. I don’t have one anywhere near where I live, but we were … Continue reading

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Tomatillo (Tomato-Free) Salsa….

 Along with wheat, Hubby is allergic to shellfish, tomato, avocado, banana, cherries….. *sigh*. Unfortunately, this means no salsa. We LOVE taco salad, tostadas, burritos, tacos etc but they’re just not the same without salsa. A few months ago Hubby found … Continue reading

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Sauerkraut Part II…..

 The kraut finished “perking” last weekend. I took it up to Dad’s cabinet shop / canning kitchen / coffee roasting / garage to finish the process. He as a 2 burner outdoor stove and I figured it would be easiest … Continue reading

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Jalapeno Butternut Squash Soup….tasty, healthy and cheap!

The following is my very favorite soup recipe. A local restaurant serves a jalapeno butternut squash soup and I have fallen in love with. However, I can hardly afford to eat out frequently so I decided to attempt to replicate it at … Continue reading

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Sauerkraut….an Ambitious Endeavor

 While shopping the other day I passed by a bin of gigantic cabbages. They were 5 lbs for a dollar and I thought, “Wow! That’s a lot of food for 20 cents a pound!”. I decided to buy one and … Continue reading

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Plum Jam….

  I harvested our plum tree yesterday. I purchased the sad, little tree at our local home & garden store the year we moved into our house. I paid a whoppin’ $5 for it and it was labeled as a pear … Continue reading

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