Recipes

Especially frugal recipes have a lovely $♥ next to them!


Appetizers & Snacks 

Bacon Horseradish Dip

Baked Potato Skins $♥

Best Basic Deviled Eggs with Topping Ideas

Black Olive Penguins

Cheddar Tailgating Bread

Cheeseburger Bites

Cheesy Spinach Puffs

Chicken and Pork Potstickers

Chunky Monkey Chewy No-Bake Granola Bars

Cinnamon Maple Candied Almonds

Cinnamon Sugar Soft Pretzel Bites

Corn and Black Bean Salsa

Corndog Bread $♥

Country Ham Stuffed Dates

Crab Rangoon Dip

Crispy Seared Mushroom and Asiago Puffs

Dabo Kolo $♥

Dill Pickle Dip

Dill-icious Greek Yogurt Dip

English Muffin Bread Pizzas

Everything Soft Pretzels

Fifteen Ways to Eat Your Popcorn $♥

Simple Fried Mozzarella Sticks

Fromage Fort (Cheese Spread) $♥

Garlic Butter Soft Pretzel Bites

G.O.R.P.

Green Olive Tapenade

Greek Salsa

Ham and Cheddar Stuffed Pretzels

Ham and Cheese Bites

Homemade Tortilla Chips; Two Ways

Honey Chipotle Oyster Crackers

Hot Buffalo Chicken Dip

Jerk Chicken Bites with Rum Glazed Pineapple

Julio Sauce and Julio Tots

Kitchen Sink Hush Puppies

No-Cook Sun-Dried Tomato and Artichoke Dip

Nutmeg Banana Chips

Peanutty Crispy Bars | Dark Chocolate Covered Peanutty Crispy Bars

Pizza Party Bread

Polish Hush Puppies | Kielbasa, Sauerkraut, Onion and Cheese Fried Cornbread Bites

Pulled Pork Baked Potato Skins

Pretzel Wrapped Smoked Sausages

Rosemary and Garlic Slow Roasted Almonds

Reuben Egg Rolls and Thousand Island Dipping Sauce

Salted Caramel Corn

Sesame Wonton Crisps $♥

Spanakopita Dip

Spicy Cocktail Nuts

Sriracha Crab Rangoons

Sweet and Spicy Chipotle Kettle Corn $♥

Sticky Chicken Wings (a.k.a. Sticky Chicky Bones)

Ultimate Guacamole

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Soups and Stews

Basic Jook (Congee/Rice Porridge) $♥

Broccoli Cheddar Soup

Carrot Cauliflower Soup with Sesame Yogurt Cream $♥

Chicken Tortilla Soup

Cold, Creamy Zucchini Soup (Faux-chyssoise)

Corn Stock and Roasted Corn and Potato Chowder

Cream of Broccoli Soup $♥

Five Minute Creamy Tomato Soup $♥

Hearty Kielbasa, Bean and Vegetable Soup

Loaded Baked Potato Soup $♥

Taco Soup $♥

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Salads and Side Dishes

Asian Marinated Cucumber Salad

Campfire Home Fries

Cheddar and Chive Crash Hot Potatoes

Cheddar Chorizo Stuffed Twice Baked Potatoes

Colcannon Stuffed Twice Baked Potatoes

Corn and Black Bean Salsa

Cranberry Coleslaw

FMC Mango Salsa

Fresh Tomato Salad with Smoked Bleu Cheese | 5 Minute Recipe

Garden Couscous Salad

Garlic Hasselback Potatoes $♥

Greek Quinoa Salad

Greek Yogurt and Cucumber Salsa

Greek Salsa

Grilled Summer Salad

Kimchi Pancake (Kimchijeon)

Lemon Parmesan Risotto $♥

Mexican Grilled Corn

Recession Caviar (Black Eyed Pea Salsa) $♥

Refrigerated Pickle Salad (Bread and Butter Style)

Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Roasted Crispy Cheese Potatoes $♥

Roesti (Swiss Crispy Potato Pancake) $♥

Sausage Baked Beans $♥

Simple Garlicky Green Bean Stir Fry

Slow-Simmered Collard Greens

Spicy Asian Broccoli $♥

Spicy Corn and Black Bean Salad

Spicy Saucy Black Beans $♥

Warm Quinoa Pilaf

Watermelon Feta Salad

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Pizza, Pasta, Bread and Quick Breads

Bacon Cheddar Bubble Bread

Bacon Cheeseburger Pasta

Bacon, Gorgonzola, Avocado and Basil Pasta

Baked Cider Pumpkin Doughnuts

Barbecue Pulled Pork Pizza

Black Olive Sandwich Rolls

Blueberry Cornmeal Muffins

Blueberry Love Muffins $♥

Braided Semolina Bread

Bread: Fully Loaded!

Bulk Italian Sausage and Broccoli Sausage Pasta

Bunny Bread

Cinnamon Rolls on a Stick

Cinnamon Swirl Bread

Creamy Bacon Gorgonzola Gnocchi

Creamy Tomato and Bacon Linguine

Dijon Cheddar Scallion Puffs (Gougères)

Earl Grey Raisin Scones with Sticky Lemon Glaze

English Muffin Bread $♥

English Muffin Bread Pizzas

English Muffins $♥

Everything Soft Pretzels

Fancy Pants Spinach, Bacon Jam, and Asiago Breakfast Pizza

Freeze and Bake Bacon Cheddar Scallion Scones

Garlic Crusty Bubble Bread $♥

Golden Buttermilk Cornbread Rounds

Golden Whole Wheat Zucchini Bread

Grandma’s Buttermilk Cornbread in a Cast Iron Skillet

Grandma’s Famous Buttermilk Cornbread Rounds $♥

Ham and Swiss Twisted Sandwiches

Ham and Swiss with Caramelized Onion on Rye Pizzas

Homemade Hot Dog Buns

Homemade Seed Crackers

Honey Potato Rolls

Individual Garlic Bread Braids

Mediterranean Hummus Pizza

Mini Cheddar Scallion Monkey Breads

Naan $♥

No-Knead Cottage Cheese Dill Bread | Papa’s Dilly Bread

No-knead Rosemary Crescent Rolls $♥

No-Knead Whole-Wheat Semolina Pizza Dough

One Hour Asiago Herb and Garlic Bread

One Hour Sandwich Bread $♥

One Pot Bacon Pizza Pasta

One Pot Creamy Shells and Cheese | Bonus 2-Ingredient Taco Mac Hack

One Pot Tex Mex Pasta Toss

Pesto Pinwheel Rolls | Arugula and Walnut Pesto

Pissaladière (French Pizza)

Ranch Bake-In-Slices Bread

Scots Bannock $♥

Seasoned Snack Crackers (Amish Recipe)

Six Week Bran Cereal Muffins

Soft Pretzel Sandwich Rolls

Spinach and Garlic Alfredo Pizza

Twenty Minute Beignets

Ultimate Sandwich/Hamburger Rolls

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Eggs, Cheese and Dairy (includes Cheesemaking)

Bacon, Swiss and Rye Muffins

Baked Eggs in Toast Cups with Melted Cheese $♥

Baked Pizza Frittata $♥

Cornmeal Blueberry Muffin Souffle

Dulce de Leche

Everyday Omelet $♥

Gardener’s Delight Eggs

Guinness and Cheddar Potted Cheese

Home Cultured Buttermilk $♥

Homemade Greek Yogurt $♥

Homemade Feta Cheese

Homemade Mascarpone $♥

Homemade Mozzarella and Pesto Marinated Bocconcini $♥

Lemon Dill Spreadable Cream Cheese and the FWF Ultimate Breakfast Sandwich

Oeufs en Cocotte $♥

Pannukakku (Finnish Oven Pancake) $♥

Pesto Pinwheel Rolls | Arugula Walnut Pesto

Pimiento Cheese

Savoury Rice and Egg Pancakes $♥

Sausage, Egg and Cheese Breakfast Sandwiches

Spinach Bacon Cheddar Munchy Cakes

Supreme Spinach and Egg Breakfast Sandwiches

Torteggas (Fried Eggs on Tortillas) $♥

Tubstoppers

Vietnamese Yogurt

Yooper Pickled Eggs $♥

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Breakfast and Beyond

Baked Cider Pumpkin Doughnuts

Baked Maple Oatmeal

Champorado (Filipino Chocolate Rice Porridge)

Fancy Pants Spinach, Bacon Jam and Asiago Breakfast Pizza

Freeze and Bake Bacon Cheddar Scallion Scones

Lemon Dill Spreadable Cream Cheese and the FWF Ultimate Breakfast Sandwich

Supreme Spinach and Egg Breakfast Sandwiches

Vanilla Yogurt and Berry Parfaits

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Chicken, Turkey and other Birds

Balsamic Chicken Dinner Salad

Carnitas Style Chicken Tostadas $♥

Chicken and Pork Potstickers

Creamy Garlic, Lemon and Dill Chicken Pot Pies

Extra Crispy Chicken Fingers

General Tso’s Chicken

Hot Buffalo Chicken Dip

Jerk Chicken Bites with Rum Glazed Pineapple

Rendered Duck Fat and Cracklins

Slow-Cooker Chicken and Black Bean Enchiladas

Slow Cooker Chicken Tikka Masala

Slow Cooker Honey Sesame Chicken $♥

Slow-Cooker Honey Sriracha Barbecue Chicken $♥

Southwestern Egg Rolls

Spicy Chicken and Cheese Calzones $♥

Tandoori Style Grilled Chicken and a Naanwich

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Beef, Venison, and Lamb

Apple Cider and Beer Braised Pot Roast

Bacon Cheeseburger Mini Meatloaves

Barbecue Bacon Cheeseburger Stuffed Sandwiches

Cheeseburger Bites

Cincinnati Chili $♥

Cincinnati Chili Empanadas

Corned Beef Hash $♥

Frito Pie

Glazed Corned Beef

Gorgonzola Grape Burgers

Jangsanjeok (Korean Simmered Teriyaki Style Beef Patties) $♥

Korean Style Teriyaki Beef Lettuce Wraps

Make Ahead Meatballs and Baked Meatballs with Polenta

Midwestern Baked Potato | Taco Topped Potato

Polish Hush Puppies | Kielbasa, Sauerkraut, Onion and Cheese Fried Cornbread Bites

Reuben Egg Rolls and Thousand Island Dipping Sauce

Salsa Beef and Bean Lettuce Cups

Slow-Cooker Asian Beef

Slow-cooker Billy Joe Joes $♥

Slow-Cooker Garlicky Lamb and Greek Tacos

Slow Cooker Sloppy Joes $♥

Sticky Garlic Ginger Venison (or Beef) Stir Fry

Taco Joes $♥

Yooper Pasties

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Pork and Piggy Goodies

Bacon Jam (a.k.a. Ooh Mommy Jam)

Bacon Jam, Avocado, Gorgonzola and Toasted Waffle Sandwiches

“Barbecue” Grilled Spare Ribs

Barbecue Style Pulled Pork Sliders

Bulk Italian Sausage and Broccoli Sausage Pasta

Chunky Monkey Chewy No-Bake Granola Bars

Crispy Chorizo Dogs

Cuban Sandwiches

Fried Bologna Sandwiches

Ham and Cheese Stuffed Savoury Crepes (Includes How-To Video)

Ham and Swiss Twisted Sandwiches

Hearty Kielbasa, Bean and Vegetable Soup

Homemade Chorizo $♥

Homemade Hot Italian Sausage Links

Hot TexMess $♥

Irresponsible Wonton Soup and Frozen Soup Dumplings $

Kielbasa, Apple and Onion Stir-fry with Mini Puff Pancakes

Mexican Poutine | Sweet Potato Fries with Chorizo and Queso Fresco

Midwestern Baked Potato | Taco Topped Potato

Old Fashioned Ham Balls

Pork and Fig Mollettes | Mexican Open Faced Toasted Sandwich

Pulled Pork Baked Potato Skins

Slow Cooked Cuban Pork $♥

Slow-Cooker Cola Pulled Pork and Carnitas Rice Bowls

Stir-Fried Brussels Sprouts with Chinese Sausage

Tocino (Filipino Cured Pork)

Waffle-Iron Ham and Cheese Panini

Waffle Iron Hash Browns with Chorizo Hash

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Seafood

Cold Tuna and Edamame Soba $♥

French Roasted Asparagus, Tuna and Hard Boiled Egg Sandwiches

Lemon Dill Spreadable Cream Cheese and the FWF Ultimate Breakfast Sandwich

Japanese Salmon over Linguine

Lazy Sushi Bowls (a.k.a. Scattered Sushi)

New England Style Fish Cakes and Tartar Sauce

Provençal Fish en Cocotte with Garlicky Tomato Sauce

Thai Red Curry Shrimp and Coconut Rice {How to Freeze Rice}

Tuna Filled Avocado Salad

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Vegetarian

Arugula Walnut Pesto

Asian Marinated Cucumber Salad

Basic Hummus $♥

Black Bean and Corn Tacos | 10 Minute Meal

Cheesy Spinach Puffs

Cucumber, Cream Cheese and Sprout with Grainy Mustard Sandwiches

Dad’s Zucchini Burgers $♥

Falafel (Chickpea Fritters) $♥

French Roasted Asparagus, Tuna and Hard Boiled Egg Sandwiches

Greek Millet Tabbouleh(Gluten-Free)

Greek Salsa

Homemade Larabars

Kimchi Pancake (Kimchijeon)

Mom’s Grilled Cheese and Sweet Onion Sandwiches

No Cook Fresh Pasta Sauce

Pizza Black Bean Burgers $♥

Provençe White Bean Puree $♥

Roasted Garlic Spinach Alfredo Lasagna

Roasted Mushrooms with Thyme

Seared Mushrooms and a Mushroom Melt

Simple Garlicky Green Bean Stir Fry

Spicy Asian Broccoli $♥

Spicy Sweet and Sour Tofu

Taco Black Bean Burgers $♥

TexMex Rice Bowls $♥

Make Ahead Mondays

Big Batch Crisp Topping and Any Fruit Crisp

Bulk Italian Sausage and Broccoli Sausage Pasta

Chipotle Lime Butter and Mexican Grilled Corn

Cincinnati Chili and Ideas

Corn Stock and Roasted Corn and Potato Chowder

Cream Puffs and Profiteroles

Creamy Lemon Lime Popsicles

Dirty Chai

Fire Roasted Red Peppers Preserved in Olive Oil

Freeze and Bake Bacon Cheddar Scallion Scones

Frozen Soup Wontons and Irresponsible Wonton Soup

Grape Pie Filling and Grape Pie

Greek Millet Tabbouleh(Gluten-Free)

Green Olive Tapenade

Homemade No-Cook Instant Pudding Mix

Homemade Feta Cheese

Homemade Oatmeal Raisin Cookie Energy Bars$♥

Honey Chipotle Oyster Crackers

Instant Vanilla Chai Mix

Lazy Sushi Bowls (a.k.a. Scattered Sushi)

Lemon Lime Curd (Easy Blender or Microwave Method)

Julio Sauce and Julio Tots

Make Ahead Meatballs and Baked Meatballs with Polenta $♥

Mini Fruit Hand Pies

No-Knead Whole-Wheat Semolina Pizza Dough

Pasties and Beef Gravy

Refrigerated Pickled Salad (Bread and Butter Style)

Roasted Garlic Spinach Alfredo Lasagna

Roasted Mushrooms with Thyme

Root Beer Syrup

Slow-Cooker Asian Beef

Slow Cooker Cola Pulled Pork and Carnitas Rice Bowls

Slow-Cooker Garlicky Lamb and Greek Tacos

Slow-Cooker Honey Sriracha Barbecue Chicken $♥

Slow Cooker Red Beans and Rice and Creole Seasoning

Slow Cooker Sloppy Joes $♥

Southwestern Egg Rolls

Sriracha Lime Salt

Supreme Spinach and Egg Breakfast Sandwiches

Sweet Tea Ice Pops

Thai Red Curry Shrimp and Coconut Rice {How to Freeze Rice}

Three In One Pears: Canning Ginger Pears, Dark Ginger Pear Syrup and Pear Juice

Tocino (Filipino Cured Pork)

Vanilla Yogurt and Berry Parfaits

Very Berry Hibiscus Refresher Clone (Starbucks Knockoff)

Whiskey Vanilla Extract

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Beverages and Sippy Things

Banana Nutmeg Smoothies

Boston Coolers

Celery Soda $♥

Chai Concentrate $♥

Chai Lattes and Hot Caramel Apple Cider

Coffee Milkshakes

Cucumber Gin Coolers

Dark & Stormy Orchard

Dirty Chai

Eggnog Liqueur

Green Orange Julius Smoothies

Homemade Grand Marnier

Homemade Ginger Ale

Hot Lemon Shrub

Instant Vanilla Chai Mix

Peppermint Mocha or Hot Chocolate

Purple Cow Smoothies

Root Beer Syrup

Spiced Orange Chai Concentrate

Strawberry Wineade

The Unsophisticated (Chilled Two-Wine Spritzer)

Very Berry Hibiscus Refresher Clone (Starbucks Knockoff)

Watermelon Mojito Slushies

White Russian Milkshake

Yuletide Spiced Brandy

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Desserts and Sweets

Ada and Anna’s Maple Sandwich Cookies (Whoopie Pies)

Almond Joy or Mounds Cookies

Amish Cookies $♥

Baby Grand Marnier Cheesecakes

Bacon and Eggs Candy

Bacon Toffee

Baked Cider Pumpkin Doughnuts

Bananas Brûlée $♥

Banana Churros with Butter Rum Caramel Sauce

Best Basic Cheesecake

Big Batch Crisp Topping and Any Fruit Crisp

Black Forest Truffle Tart

Blueberry Butter Tarts and Mascarpone Ice Cream

Blueberry Cobbler

Blueberry Frozen Yogurt

Blueberry Lemon Cupcakes

Blueberry Tiramisu

Boston Cream Pie

Brown Sugar Strawberries and Cream Mini Tarts

Brown Butter Plum Cake

Browned Butter Cardamom Cookies $♥

Brownie Cake with Salted Nutella Peanut Butter Frosting

Butterscotch and Milky Way Tapioca Pudding | Amish Recipe

Champorado (Filipino Chocolate Rice Porridge)

Chocolate Chip Drop Scones $♥

Chocolate Covered Banana Pops and Homemade Magic Shell

Chocolate Covered Graham Crackers and S’Mores Bars $♥

Chocolate Covered Honey Caramel and Coconut Bars

Chocolate Covered Strawberry Cake

Chocolate Nutter Butter Cake

Chocolate Peanut Butter Oreo Whippy Dips

Chocolate Tres Leches Cake |a.k.a. Zombie Apocalypse Tres Leches Cake

Chocolate Truffle Brownie Bites

Chocolate Truffle Tarts

Chocolate Vanilla Swirl Layer Cake

Cinnamon Maple Candied Almonds

Coffee Milkshakes $♥

Cornmeal Blueberry Muffin Souffle

Cranberry Upside Down Cake

Cream Puffs and Profiteroles

Creamy Lemon Lime Popsicles

Deep Dish Snickerdoodle Skillet Cookie $♥

Dulce de Leche

Earl Grey Cupcakes with Lemon Buttercream

Earl Grey Raisin Scones with Sticky Lemon Glaze

Fudgy Frosty and Homemade Fudgesicles

Fudgy Peanut Butter cup Brownie Cupcakes

Garam Masala Depression Cake

Grandma Val’s Hot Fudge Sauce

Grandma’s Snickerdoodles

Grape Pie Filling and Grape Pie

Grapefruit Curd Mini Tarts

High Peaks Deep Dish Apple Pie

Homemade Larabars $♥

Homemade Marshmallow Fluff $♥

Homemade No-Cook Instant Pudding Mix

Homemade Oatmeal Raisin Cookie Energy Bars$♥

Homemade Twix Cookies

Hot Chocolate on a Stick

Honey Gingerbread Bites and Spiced Pumpkin Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Icing

Icebox Nutella and Peanut Butter Graham Cracker Sandwiches

Layered Pumpkin Pie Cheesecake with Salted Caramel Sauce

Lemon Lime Curd (Easy Blender or Microwave Method)

Lemon Lime Parfaits

Mango Custard

Mini Fruit Hand Pies

Mounds Bar Rice Pudding | Dark Chocolate, Almond and Coconut Rice Pudding

Nana’s Spanish Style Hot Chocolate $♥

One Ingredient Mango (or Banana) Ice Cream

Orange and Vanilla Creamsicle No Bake Mini Cheesecakes

Peanut Butter Balls

Peanut Butter Cup No Bake Mini Cheescakes

Peanut Butter Pebble Pie

Peanutty Crispy Bars | Dark Chocolate Covered Peanutty Crispy Bars $♥

Peppermint Hot Fudge Sauce

Pineapple Upside Down Carrot Cake

Power Juicy Gelatin Squares $♥

Pumpkin Cake with Maple Icing and Apple Cider Caramel

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

Pumpkin Pots de Crème

Pumpkin Spice Cake $♥

Pumpkin Whole Wheat Cinnamon Rolls with Cream Cheese Icing

Quick & Dirty Raspberry Cheesecake Fried Pies

Salted Caramel Corn

Shortbread Cookie Spoons (Spookies)

Slow Cooker Vanilla Bean Tapioca $♥

Strawberry Cheesecake Frozen Yogurt

Sweet and Salty No-Bake Popcorn Cookies

Sweet Tea Ice Pops

Toasted S’Mores Brownies

Val’s Berry Cinnamon Rolls

Vanilla Bean Cardamom Poundcake with Apples in Caramel Sauce

Velvety Chocolate and Vanilla Baked Custards

Whole Cherry Clafoutis (Cherry Custard Tart) | Classic French Dessert

Whole Wheat Popovers with Greek Yogurt Creme and Strawberries

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Canning, Food Preservation and Condiments

Arugula and Walnut Pesto

Basic Chicken Stock and Asian Chicken Stock $♥

Boiled Cider (Apple Molasses) $♥

Bourbon and Vanilla Infused Raw Sugar $♥

Candied Jalapenos

Canned Barbecue Beans (El Pollo Loco Clone)

Chipotle Lime Butter

Clouted Cream | a.k.a. Devon or Clotted Cream

Corn Stock and Roasted Corn and Potato Chowder

Creole Seasoning

Crunchy Golden Pickled Onion Rings

Dulce de Leche

Fabulous Homemade Ranch Dressing

Fire and Ice Pickles

Fire Roasted Red Peppers Preserved in Olive Oil

Garlic Dill Pickles

Ghee (Clarified Butter or Buerre Noisette) $♥

Grandma Val’s Hot Fudge Sauce

Grape Pie Filling and Grape Pie

Green Olive Tapenade

Homemade Claussen Knock Off Pickles (Garlic Deli Dills)$♥

Homemade Chocolate Syrup $♥

Homemade Furikake | Japanese Rice Seasoning

Homemade Lemon Pepper Seasoning

Homemade Magic Shell

Homemade No-Cook Instant Pudding Mix

Homemade V-8 Clone

Honey Chipotle Oyster Crackers

Hotter Than the Hinges of Hell Habanero Jelly

How to Freeze Blueberries

Jalapeno Mojito Syrup

Julio Sauce and Julio Tots

Lemon Dill Spreadable Cream Cheese and the FWF Ultimate Breakfast Sandwich

Ninfa’s Green Sauce

Nutmeg Banana Chips

Peppermint Hot Fudge Sauce

Pickled Ginger (Gari)

Pickled Green Cherry Tomatoes

Pickled Plums

Pique (Puerto Rican Style Hot Sauce) $♥

Rendered Duck Fat and Cracklins

Roasted Red Pepper Spread

Root Beer Syrup

Rum Soaked Preserved Cherries and Boozy Cherry Molasses

Smoked Paprika and Chipotle Sauce | Lemons in Salt

Smoky Roasted Tomatillo and Tomato Salsa

Spicy Smoky Barbecue Sauce

Sriracha Lime Salt

“Sun” Dried Tomatoes with Basil and Garlic

Sweet Black Cherry Pie Filling

Sweet and Spicy Asian Style Pickled Carrots

Thai Sweet and Hot Garlic Dipping Sauce

Two Minute Garlic Anchovy Mayonnaise $♥

Three In One Pears: Canning Ginger Pears, Dark Ginger Pear Syrup and Pear Juice

Whiskey Vanilla Extract

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Non-Food Recipes

Essential Oil Air Fresheners

Homemade Laundry Detergent

Magical Mystery Slime (a.k.a Ooblek)