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 …

Easter Decoration Ideas: Turn Eggshells Into Candles

Posted on 04/4/2012 by |The Ultimate Cheapskate | Comments

Money & SavingsHere’s a nifty decorating and gift idea just in time for Easter.  It’s a daily double – or can even be a trifecta – of creative repurposing, since you can reuse not one, but two or even three items you normally throw away! Here’s how to make these adorable Easter eggshell candles: 1. Use a paring knife to carefully cut just the top off a raw egg, like shown.  (Of course you’ll want to use the egg yolk and white …

Foodie Friday: Poached Eggs

Posted on 03/5/2010 by |Archived Contributor | Comments

Your LifeWant to make a extra special breakfast this weekend? Here’s how you can make good poached eggs — the secret is vinegar!