Tag Archives: beef
Photograph by Shannon L. Buck copyright 2015

Beef Stock

Making your own stocks saves money on your grocery bill. The bone of the roast are used, after it has been roasted and most of the meat removed. It is fine to leave small pieces of meat on the bone. The finished product may be frozen in ice cube trays, and then placed in a […]

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Photograph by Shannon L. Buck copyright 2014

The Experiment: Saving Money by Not Using a Shopping List

If you read Try This to Save Money on Groceries and A New Way to Plan Meals, you know I was planning an experiment. I meant to do this before now, but the temperatures have been too low for me to walk from Walmart to work. Ordinarily I do the shopping then walk to work, […]

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Even More Workweek Meal Prep, Plus

Autumn is the time of year I start to cook and bake more. Makes life feel more homey 🙂 And I love the way it makes my place smell. This was the time, when my daughters were young, that we would stock up on foods so we could make what we wanted on a whim. […]

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Photograph by Shannon L. Buck copyright 2014

Autumn Sausage Slow Cooker Meal

Autumn is here, and I’m using the slow cooker more and more. I love this time of year! The beautiful colors. The smell smoke from a wood stove here and there while out walking. And the aromas coming from kitchens as people are baking and cooking. The squash I used in this recipe came from […]

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Mini Burger Patties

While following the Whole30, I have to come up with new recipes. I love burgers, but am unable to have cheese, condiments, or buns. I was still craving a burger though. I went grocery shopping today and purchased a pound of ground beef. Once home, I combined the beef with a few other ingredients and […]

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Shepherd’s Pie Variations

The shepherd’s pie recipe I used when the girls were growing up was a favorite of ours and our cousin Ashland. At its most basic, this is what it was: 1 pound browned ground beef, rinsed and drained and spread over the bottom of a baking dish, topped with 1 can of drained whole kernel […]

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Photograph by Shannon L. Buck copyright 2015

Beef and Vegetable Soup

Soups are easy to prepare on the stove top or in a slow cooker. On the stove, simply cook until the vegetables and meat are cooked through. This will depend in how big the pieces of food are, and whether or not the meat was precooked. In the slow cooker, two or three hours on […]

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Teriyaki Kielbasa

(Update 2017) I love keilbasa, though I eat it less and less often each year it seems. I’m cutting costs while trying to stick to a mainly Paleo lifestyle. When you’re eating with health in mind, your priorities change. But I still like the keilbasa once-in-a-while. Ingredients extra virgin olive oil kielbasa ½ to ¾ […]

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Using The Liquid That Meat Is Cooked In

Image via Wikipedia In my blog post series about stocks and broths, I mention starting these types of items with fresh water. I do not always make my broth and stock this way. I usually start with the liquid from the roasting pan, after I am done cooking. Any type of meat can be used […]

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Sloppy Joes

Zowie used to love this recipe. It uses the beef tomato freezer mix, that I featured last Friday, and is easy to prepare. This new mix can be frozen the same way the original is. Label accordingly. Ingredients: beef tomato freezer mix 1/4 cup water 1 Tablespoon ketchup 1 teaspoon brown sugar 1 teaspoon worcestershire […]

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Easy Cheesy Tortillas

Feature Writer Sheila Buck posted a recipe for Bean Dip Nachos here on Frugal Recipes on September 4th of this year. Easy Cheesy Tortillas is my cheap nacho type recipe. They are very good. Ingredients: tortilla chips ground beef, browned and rinsed, drained well shredded cheese grated cheese Place tortilla chips on the bottom of […]

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