Frugal Kitchen

Cook the Perfect Chicken Breast in 10 Minutes

Cook the Perfect Chicken Breast in 10 Minutes

Tired of dry, tasteless chicken breast? Problem solved. In 10 minutes, you can make the perfectly tender chicken breast of your dinner dreams.I’m cooking my way through Mark Bittman’s 1,000+ recipes in How to Cook Everything, and this is what we learned.

Our Simple Home Management Routine

Our Simple Home Management Routine

Our simple Home Management routine – how we made a realistic, workable routine that fit our family, and how you can make one that fits YOURS! This post may contain affiliate links. Read my disclosure policy here. Last year I was drowning. There have been […]

Simple Home Management – Creating a System That Works for You

Simple Home Management – Creating a System That Works for You

Are you tired of feeling like a failure? Have you tried over and over to create a schedule that will let you “get it all done” each day? Are you constantly stressed out by all the work there is to get done? I was there too…until I figured out some simple, common-sense methods to take control of the chaos.

How to Make Homemade Crackers That Aren’t Overkill (Recipe)

How to Make Homemade Crackers That Aren’t Overkill (Recipe)

A homemade cracker that takes less time than a batch of muffins! Simple, whole food, and everything you could wish for in a buttery, homemade, snack food.

How to Cook Everything: Cheese Straws & Picky Eaters

How to Cook Everything: Cheese Straws & Picky Eaters

Week one of our How to Cook Everything Challenge was a success! But we have a problem. Read about that, our favorite recipes, and how our picky eaters are handling it here!

I’m Cooking 1,000 New Recipes.

I’m Cooking 1,000 New Recipes.

I’m cooking 1,000 new recipes. – My goal at Cheapskate Cook is to encourage and inspire you to try new things, learn new skills, be willing to fail, and do what you need to save money and eat healthy in this season. Sometimes that means watching someone else do it too.

Healthy, Simple Camping Menu (Free Printable!)

Healthy, Simple Camping Menu (Free Printable!)

Need a simple menu plan that uses real food? We got you covered! Get the free printable below. Plus 5 tips to help you plan your own easy, healthy, budget-friendly camp food.

5 Things I Learned on a Visit with Cheapskate Cook

5 Things I Learned on a Visit with Cheapskate Cook

This unsolicited post was written by our recent house guest. She didn’t tell me she was planning to write it, but after the visit, she submitted this post. She thought it would help you get an outsider’s observations on our daily life.