Leslie’s Famous Mashed Potatoes – $.33 per serving

Mashed potatoes are a comfort food classic. I discovered this method of preparing mashed potatoes around a decade ago. It has become a favorite of my whole family and friends. This recipe tastes amazing as is, but it can be played around with as well, adding garlic, cheese, chives, bacon, or any other ingredient you …

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Crunchy Mini Burrito Bowls – $1.04 per serving

Leftover time! In yesterday’s post, the recipe called for 10 peppers to fully utilize the prepared filling. In reality, I only had 5 peppers ready in the garden, so that left me with half of the filling to use in today’s recipe. Remember, nothing goes to waste! I had a few La Banderita corn tortillas …

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Mexican-Style Beef and Potato Stuffed Peppers – $.84 per serving

Today, I tried a mixup of two of my favorite things: Burritos with potatoes in them, and stuffed peppers. These little guys are so tasty, and can easily be spiced up with a little extra spice or hotter peppers. This recipe is a little more labor intensive then I normally choose, but on top of …

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Garlic Chicken and Potato Bake – $1.99 per serving

As you can start to see by now, I’m a huge fan of single dish meals. It saves time and cleanup. With two kids and a hungry husband, this is important.This meal is a favorite of my whole house, and it’s pretty healthy too. Cost 4 potatoes: $.88 Chicken: $5.56 Onion: $.35 Cheese: $1.00 Garlic: …

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Flavor of the week – Russet Potatoes

The What This week we have a full 7 days to experiment with the flavor I’ve chosen. In this case, I bought a ten pound bag of Russet potatoes for $3.94. The bag had 18 potatoes in it, which equals out to 22 cents per potatoes. Of course, you can always buy smaller bags. However, …

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Chocolate cinnamon dessert chips – $.32 per serving

A delicious dessert chip that is excellent served alone, drizzled with honey, or with ice cream! This batch turned out pretty good. However, I found the cocoa powder to be a bit much. Next time, I will try without the cocoa powder and just do a cinnamon sugar mix. Cost: 12 corn tortillas: $.42 Canola …

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