Monthly Archive: May 2013

May
15

My Favorite Frugal Cookies: Oatmeal (Chocolate Chip)

Growing up, if we had cookies, 90% of the time if I didn’t scrape something out of an interesting cookbook and make them myself, they were usually this cookie. Occasionally we had other cookies; I can vaguely remember tries at molasses cookies and gingersnaps. The more I bake, though, the more I realize that these …

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May
09

Special Delivery: Nutella-stuffed chocolate chip cookies

This post was strongly inspired by these cookies I found on Pinterest. I wanted to make them and figured they were too difficult and expensive, until my friend over here was having a baby (even chose the same name as mine!!) and I wanted to have something to bring to her. She was, after all, …

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May
06

Fried Rice

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What follows stir fry, when plain leftover rice is not well loved by all members of the household? Fried rice. This is a simplistic, frugal version of fried rice and made a tasty meal for us. First, I dumped about 2 cups of leftover brown rice (this recipe is very flexible) into my wok, and …

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May
03

“Sweet and Sour” Stir Fry

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I keep forgetting about this, but I had a head of cabbage, and not wanting it to go bad (I am doing my best to stop the food waste from spoilage), I decided to make a stir fry. We both needed some protein so we added chicken. I used chicken breast which I cut off …

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