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Devilishly, Deliciously Cheap Football-Watching Recipes

Posted on 08/29/2013 by | The Ultimate Cheapskate | Comments

Money & SavingsWith fall here and the football season underway, here are the recipes for some of my favorite frugal tailgating fare. Notice the names of the recipes. Do you detect a theme? That’s right, I’m playing the devil’s advocate with these devilishly delicious dishes, but in each case the spices can be reduced or even eliminated to turn down the heat factor. Be sure to wear rubber gloves when handling hot peppers and spices.   Devil’s Inferno Crock Pot Wings If …

Cherry-Berry Cobbler – A Presidential Salute

Posted on 02/21/2012 by | The Ultimate Cheapskate | Comments

Money & Savings“This is delicious! You didn’t make it yourself, did you?” Last February when we were snowed in, we hosted an impromptu dinner party for a handful of neighbors who were brave – and tall – enough to wade through the snowdrifts and reach our front door. The dinner fare was pretty basic, prepared entirely from food we had on hand in the pantry and freezer, which is actually a pretty fun way to cook. But it was the dessert – a …