Recipe Index: Budget
Classic Carrot Salad
Traditional grated carrot salad with carrots, raisins, chopped apple and mayonnaise. One of the easiest salads to prepare, as well as being kid-friendly and good for you.
Confetti Shrimp with Angel Hair Pasta
Easy! Shrimp sautéed in olive oil with ginger, garlic, and colorful red and green bell pepper, tossed with angel hair pasta.
Creamy Cheesy Turkey Enchiladas
Creamy cheesy turkey enchiladas! Leftover turkey, sweet potatoes, cream cheese rolled into flour tortillas, smothered with creamy salsa verde sauce. So good!
Crispy Chicken Skin Tacos with Habanero Salsa
Simple tacos made with crispy fried chicken skin dressed with a cilantro habanero salsa.
Curried Ground Turkey with Potatoes
One-pot Curried Ground Turkey—ground turkey sautéed with onions and garlic, then simmered with Indian seasonings, potatoes, tomatoes, and peas.
Curried Turkey Soup
Easy one-pot curried turkey soup, a "Mulligatawny" made with leftover turkey, apples, rice, curry powder, stock, onions, carrots, and celery. Delicious!
Danish Pork Burgers
Danish frikadeller pork burgers recipe. Ground pork mixed with eggs, crumbled saltine crakers and onions, shaped into patties and fried. Serve with Dijon mustard.
Deviled Egg Salad
An egg salad made in the style of deviled eggs, with mustard, mayo, hot sauce and paprika.
Easy Black Beans and Rice
Quick and easy black beans and rice with onion, bell pepper, garlic, Tabasco, oregano, and white rice.
Easy Buttered Noodles
Easy buttered egg noodles with grated Parmesan cheese, parsley, and plenty of butter!
Easy Shepherd’s Pie
American favorite shepherd's pie recipe, casserole with ground beef, vegetables such as carrots, corn, and peas, topped with mashed potatoes.
Family favorite, Tex Mex cheese enchiladas recipe. Corn tortillas, lightly fried, rolled up with Jack or cheddar cheese, arranged in a casserole dish, covered with tomato and green chile sauce, and baked.
Fancy Hot Dogs
Hot dog slices sautéed in butter with onions, with a sour cream sauce. Served with pasta.
Ham and Potato Soup
Hearty Ham and Potato Soup, with ham shank or leftover ham bone and russet potatoes. Perfect for chilly weather!
Leftover ham? Make a simple ham salad with diced ham, hard boiled eggs, sweet pickle relish, mayo, onion, celery, bell pepper, and mustard.
Hamburger and Macaroni
American comfort classic hamburger and macaroni! Browned ground beef cooked in a tomato onion sauce, mixed in with elbow macaroni.
Hamburger stroganoff made with ground beef in a sour cream mushroom sauce, with onions, parsley, paprika, served over egg noodles.
Hoppin' John! A classic Southern dish to celebrate New Year's. The black-eyed peas are for good fortune in the coming year.
How to Make Chicken Stock
Three tried and true methods for making GREAT homemade chicken stock. One method involves simmering a chicken carcass with vegetables. The other methods require sautéing chopped pieces of backs and wings first, before simmering with water and veggies.
How to Steam Hard Boiled Eggs
The best way to hard cook eggs? Steam them! That way they peel easily.
Italian Sausage and Cabbage Stew
EASY, hearty and simple Italian peasant stew with cabbage, parsley and Italian sausage.
Classic American lemon chicken recipe, not too lemony, just right. With garlic, butter, lemon, thyme, and rosemary.