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Sandy O'Neill
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Easy RV Eating
RVing is supposed to be a vacation.  But, if we eat out every meal it's a vacation we can't afford. So, cooking a lot in the camper is a given. Feeling like a drudge is not. Here's how I do one without the other. First, in the couple of weeks before we head...
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April 1-15: Buying and Eating
Our April monthly allocation is $369.30.  We have carried over a cushion of $587.83, of which $261.23 is from this year. For the first half of the month: What we Ate: white bean pasta Alfredo with peas, cheesy bread, fruit, yogurt; meatless chicken fried st...
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Two New Meatless Recipes
The Prudent Homemaker, a wonderful frugal blog, has a recipe section that I often peruse.  These two recipes, husband approved, come from there.  I'm trying to increase our number of meatless meals since they are better for our health as well as our budget....
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Use It Up Stromboli
Leftover pasta sauce, a few slices of pepperoni, a small amount of Italian sausage, sauteed onion, mushrooms and sweet or hot peppers, chopped olives, mozzarella cheese, the dough for one loaf of bread. Roll out into a rectangle.  Cover with toppings.  Roll...
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1963 Cake Mix Cookies, Slightly Updated
One white cake mix, chocolate peanut powder, and peanut butter pieces equals easy chocolate peanut butter bar cookies. I have an old 1963 Cookie Cookbook.  It's one of my favorites. Some of the recipes make life easier by using a cake mix as the base.  Thes...
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Chicken Paprikash Soup
My mom and sister make/ made straight Chicken Paprikash.  Me, it's too much work. So, I turned it into a soup. Chicken, cut into bite sized pieces 1 chopped onion 1 chopped green pepper 1/2 tsp paprika 2 cups chicken broth, I used homemade Put all ingredien...
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March: Buying and Eating
We began March with a monthly allocation of  $381.30 and a cushion of  $498.91, with $172.31 of the cushion coming from this year. After the first 15 days of the month we are left with $218.78 to see us through the end of the month. What we Ate: Asian glaze...
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Dinner for two for $1.00
A container of Moroccan chickpea soup $.49 bought at salvage but you could buy any chunky soup on sale. Couscous $.25 bought at salvage.  You could use pasta, rice, or potatoes. Homemade Toasted two ingredient tomato bread $.10 .  Any bread or roll bought o...
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Two ingredient Quick and Easy Italian Tomato Bread
This recipe is making the rounds of British food blogs.  I tried it recently.  We liked it out warm out of the oven and even more toasted with butter. 2 cups self rising flour 1 can (15 ounce) tomato sauce Mix and put in loaf pan. Bake at 350 for 35 minutes...
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Restaurant Copycat Bacon Lentil Soup
A friend and I used to love to meet for lunch on Mondays to enjoy a bowl of bacon lentil soup and a slice of the restaurant's famous cheesecake. So, when times changed and our visits didn't often occur on Mondays, I started searching for a way to make that ...
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