Tag Archives: family dinner

Meatballs

That one word says it all.  Meatballs.  The other day when I asked Mrs. CB what she would like for dinner, she said, “Meatballs.”  And when Mrs. CB wants Meatballs, she gets Meatballs.  So I decided that it was about … Continue reading

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Wieners Wellington or Hot Dogs and Crescent Rolls

Chef Gordon Ramsey judges “cheftestants” on “Hell’s Kitchen” based on how well they can execute his recipe for Beef Wellington.  Now, Cheap Bastid doesn’t have the budget for beef tenderloin and puff pastry so I’ve had to make do all … Continue reading

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Loosemeat Sandwiches or Maid-Rites

Here’s a recipe for one of my favorite quick, easy and cheap meals.  It’s loosemeat sandwiches or Maid-Rites, a Midwestern favorite. Maid-Rite is actually a small chain of restaurants in the Midwest.  The original was in Muscatine, Iowa and opened … 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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