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The Cheap Bastid Way

Like many people, I have spent some time being unemployed in the last few years.  That means you have to cut back every where you can and both literally and figuratively “tighten your belt”. Frugality has been a necessity.  My … Continue reading

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Macaroni and Cheese the Cheap Bastid Way

It seems like every time there’s some cooking show on or one of the chef’s competitions like Top Chef or Next Food Network Star, someone always does Macaroni and Cheese. If you check out recipes like I do, you’ll find … Continue reading

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Pork Loin Chops with Orange Glaze

One of our favorite “proteins” (that’s a “foo-foo” foodie word for meat) are thick cut (about 1 ¼- 1 ½ inch) boneless loin chops.  This is arguably the one meat that we consistently keep on hand which is the most … Continue reading

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Mouthwatering Homemade Turkey Noodle Soup

We love homemade soup especially on a rainy, cold day.  Your belly starts to growl about 2 hours into the slow cooking because of the aroma that permeates our entire apartment. We really like the idea that it’s cheap!  Yep, … Continue reading

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