crock pot recipes

Bueno, Cheapo Cinco de Mayo Crock-Pot Recipe

Posted on 04/29/2013 by | The Ultimate Cheapskate | Comments

Money & SavingsI took four years of Spanish classes in high school, but like most things from my high school years — and the 1970s in general — I don’t remember much of it.  So I recently vowed to relearn Spanish, starting with some of the words I now use most often. To that end, I actually remembered the word for “money,” or dinero.  And Spanish for “cheap” (barato) and “cheapskate” (tacano) seem easy enough to master. But the Spanish translation for …

Use Your Slow Cooker and Save Year Round

Posted on 03/19/2013 by | The Ultimate Cheapskate | Comments

Money & SavingsAh, spring is in the air. It’s time to ditch the snow shovel, stow the sweaters and mittens in the closet, and put away your slow cooker (aka Crock-Pot) until next fall. Try more slow cooker recipes Hey, wait just a daylight saving time minute! The slow cooker isn’t just the cheapskate’s cooking appliance of choice for cold weather comfort food. It’s truly a frugal cooking machine for all seasons. In this week’s episode of my YouTube web show “The …