WIS, WWA | Not a stellar cooking week

The Frugal Girl

And it wasn’t a blue ribbon week for my cooking either! I baked a bag of orange chicken from Trader Joe’s, cooked some rice, and cut up some fresh produce. I finally did an actual cooking night! What I Spent. It was a week of serious randomness with our food spending.

WIS, WWA | $148

The Frugal Girl

Luckily, Zoe said she would love to have a Little Caesar’s pizza, so we picked one of those up on the way home along with some crazy bread. Sonia can’t do pizza, obviously, but she ate crazy bread with us plus a microwaveable hot and sour noodle bowl. What I Spent.


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WIS, WWA | a peachy week

The Frugal Girl

I tried a new recipe from Cook’s Country for bourbon chicken over rice. The recipe did make more than this; I just forgot to take a photo until after we’d dished up. So, I can either make pizza in the oven, or I can grill some pizzas without melting.

6 More Ways to Handle Food Price Inflation

The Frugal Girl

And as I’ve said before, it often helps if I make a list of things I CAN do, rather than focusing on what I can’t do. But if you can find some time to spend on cooking/food prep, add some DIY food into your routine. Homemade pizzas are cheaper than even frozen pizzas.

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Free eBooks: Thanksgiving Recipes With Coffee, Holiday Recipes, Pizza Pie in the Sky, and More!

Couponing 101

In this book you will learn how to prepare and cook the perfect Thanksgiving turkey meal with all the trimmings, plus get a good laugh in the process, courtesy of Amazon best-selling author Billy Taylor. Pizza Pie in the Sky: A Complete Guide to Pizza by Cooking Penguin (reg. This cookbook is a complete look at the making of pizza, from dough to finished pie. Make mouth-watering, delicious cakes that require little to no baking in an oven!

Frozen Pizza Alternative – Homemade Pizza Kits

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In my search for a good pizza dough recipe I came across the idea to make pizza kits from Life as Mom. I always prefer homemade pizza, but usually when I want pizza I am not in the mood to make the dough. So store-bought frozen pizzas usually win. A pizza kit is basically a large freezer bag that contains smaller bags of the following: homemade pizza dough, chopped veggies, shredded cheese, and meat toppings.

The Savvy Source: Cozy Up Deals

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The Savvy Source has a few deals to help kids learn how to cook a variety of meals with the Italian, Chinese and Mexican Cookbook Kits for just $10. Introduce young chefs to Italian cuisine with the Handstand Kids Italian Cookbook; Learn to make pizza, spaghetti, meatballs and more; Italian translations and fun packaging turn cooking into an entertaining learning experience.