Archives for March 2012

How Long Does Food Last?

To successfully meal plan and grocery shop on a budget, we have to know how long food will actually last in our pantry and freezer.  Here's a couple of resources to check out: Pantry/ Freezer Clean Out or Happy Eats a Bad Bottle of Ranch Dressing Food Storage Explained Plus, All You Magazine has created an easy to read infographic to know "What to Keep and What to Toss!" that will … [Read more...]

Strawberry Brunch Soufflé

By contributing writer Andrea Green. This isn't an actual "souffle" but it does rise and puff up as it cooks, making an impressive display when served hot out of the oven. Take advantage of the fact that strawberry season is just getting underway. Inexpensive berries make the perfect topping for this souffle. PrintStrawberry Brunch SouffléAuthor Toni Anderson Ingredients3 cups sliced … [Read more...]

Kraft Singles Facebook Party & Giveaway

Last month I shared with you my love Kraft singles, grilled cheese sandwiches and just about anything made in my panini maker. On Monday, March 26, 2012 I'll be hosting a Facebook chat and you can share your love of all things Kraft Singles too. Tomorrow (or today) depending on when you are reading this, from 4-5pm EST just visit The Happy Housewife Facebook page to chat about your favorite … [Read more...]

Amazon Cookbook Sale! *EXPIRED*

Today Amazon is having a Kindle edition cookbook sale! Over 70 cookbooks are priced between $.99 and $2.99. This is a great way to pick up a few cookbooks on your wish list without spending a lot of money. Here are just a few of the titles available today. Farm Fresh Flavors: 501 Delicious Meals using Local Ingredients $1.99 The Everything Bread Cookbook (Everything (Cooking)) … [Read more...]

Menu Plan

Our menu for the week. Breakfasts Egg Casserole in Muffin Cups served with fruit Whole Wheat Corn Waffles served with fruit Whole Wheat Oatmeal Pancakes served with fruit Eggs, Cereal, Oatmeal, Breakfast leftovers The Lunch List Homemade Pita w/ Roasted Red Pepper Hummus Sandwiches Tuna Melt Quesadillas Quesadillas Grilled cheese Leftovers Macaroni … [Read more...]

Chocolate Cherry Dump Cake

The following is a post from Lynn. I love to cook and bake, but I am busy like most of you. I would love to spend hours in the kitchen cooking and making all kinds of desserts, but the reality is that most days I need quick and easy recipes. I need meals and desserts that I can put together in just a few minutes. And I need them to contain everyday pantry ingredients. This recipe for chocolate … [Read more...]