Supper

Stock the Pantry: Planning for Frugal Soups and Stews

As I’m writing this post it’s late-June and I have a pot of soup on the stove for supper. Two days ago it was quite warm and more salad weather than soup weather but last night a storm came through and has left a cold dreary day behind. Once again perfect for soup weather. When …

Emergency Meals for When the Menu Plan Falls Apart

Pretty much every week I put together a menu plan. When I make that menu plan I fully intend to follow the plan– sort of.  While I enjoy the knowledge of having the plan and knowing that if I follow the plan I won’t have to scramble at the last minute trying to put a …

Black Beans: Cooking and Favorite Meals

You may know that I have a slight obsession with beans.  Beans are a wonderfully frugal whole food, they have an excellent nutritional profile, and are extremely versatile. There are hundreds of varieties of beans/legumes available which really helps keep things interesting. Beans also make an excellent addition to your food storage. For ease of …