Category Archives: cooking

Frugal Gardening 101: Vegetable Stock from Garden Scraps

A few weeks ago we discussed what to do when your frugal garden produces too much bounty.  This week, we are talking about what to do when your frugal garden produces too little bounty.  I think everyone has had this … Continue reading

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Frugal Gardening 101: The Week of Green Beans

So… funny story… At the beginning of the growing season we planted green bean seeds, and then went to great lengths to create a simple trellis for them to climb on once they sprouted.  Well a few weeks later, we … Continue reading

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Simple Homemade Cereal

In my quest for a low sugar, frugal, low maintenance breakfast food I have been making my own cereal for a few months now.  My primary problem with store bought cereal is sugar content, even the boring or healthy cereals … Continue reading

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Keeping it Simple…

Editor’s note:  This is a recurring Wednesday segment on SillySimple where we can ground ourselves in the simple solution to everyday life. In the name of keeping it simple for the 3rd Wednesday in July… It’s okay to have stir-fry … Continue reading

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Frugal Gardening 101: 5 Things to do with Extra Food

Along with gardening, one of the things that has really captured my interest lately has been preserving food for later. In summer, there are so many great vegetable and fruits available fresh and locally for cheap there has to be … Continue reading

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Keeping it simple…

Editor’s note:  This is a recurring Wednesday segment on SillySimple where we can ground ourselves in the simple solution to everyday life. In the name of keeping it simple for the 3rd Wednesday in April… Tired of spending a fortune … Continue reading

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It’s always… err Tuesday Meal Plan (the simple way)

This was intended to be a Monday meal plan post, but well now it is Tuesday so it is a Tuesday meal plan post.  I really enjoy reading all the other bloggers and there meal plans, it is inspiring and … Continue reading

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The many faces of the simple casserole

Editors Note:  This is a guest post from Mr. SillySimple who happens to also be one of the best casserole cooks in the land. Truth be told, growing up I hated casseroles.  It was probably because there was only one … Continue reading

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Frugal Bread update

You may remember our discussion about simple and frugal bread options way back in February.  We finally got around to checking out the simple and frugal bread dough recipe from allrecipes.com.  It has been on my to-do list for… well… … Continue reading

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Keeping it simple…

Editor’s note:  This is a recurring Wednesday segment on SillySimple where we can ground ourselves in the simple solution to everyday life. In the name of keeping it simple for the 5th Wednesday in March… Leftovers are A-O.K. in the … Continue reading

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