The Cheapest, Bestest Dinner Ideas, XI

Today’s meal was inspired by Thanksgiving leftovers. Through a combination of laziness and laziness, I haven’t purchased any extra food besides milk and bread since Turkey Day. We actually had two Turkey Days this year. At the second one, we also baked a ham. My children have informed me that, if they have to eat another … More The Cheapest, Bestest Dinner Ideas, XI

The Cheapest, Bestest Dinner Ideas, X

I’m cheating a bit with tonight’s meal by not using an actual recipe. Sometimes we get a bit hassled ’round dinner time and decide to go out to eat. Since we have four children who are too old to eat off our plates anymore, these trips end up costing $60 or more each time. Yowza! … More The Cheapest, Bestest Dinner Ideas, X

The Cheapest, Bestest Dinner Ideas, IX

Tonight’s fare is an oldie but a goodie: French Dip Sandwiches. I frequently have nights where it’s just about dinnertime and I need a meal, quick. Or, I have days where I finally squeezed in that grocery store trip and need to think up a week’s worth of dinners. This recipe has very few preparation steps. … More The Cheapest, Bestest Dinner Ideas, IX

The Cheapest, Bestest Dinner Ideas, VIII

This dubious bunch of battered pieces is Vegetable Tempura, or Tempura Vegetables. It’s tasty! When we’ve had a run of a lot of meat for dinners and I want to pretend to eat a healthy meal, this is my go-to. When I’m preparing for it, I pick up our favorite vegetables at the store: zucchini … More The Cheapest, Bestest Dinner Ideas, VIII

The Cheapest, Bestest Dinner Ideas VII

Today, we’re going to make a dang quesa-dilla! Like the recipe for grilled cheese sandwiches, most people know about making a quesadilla. At its most basic form, this quick meal is two tortillas and grated cheese. Gourmet chefs then cook, microwave, grill, or fry their Mexican-style sandwich till the insides melt. Quick, easy, cheap, and … More The Cheapest, Bestest Dinner Ideas VII