Pork Chops in Orange Sauce

A meaty bone in pork chop is always welcome in our home. We love them braised in a liquid to tender and about falling away from the bone as we often make braised pork chops with onions or a variationRead more…

Potato Crusted Turkey Pie

This past Thanksgiving our store had a special deal on frozen turkeys and we picked one up despite the fact that we were going up to Massachusetts for the holiday and spending it with our son. Well we pulled thatRead more…

Pasta and Chicken with Italian Cream

For what seems like only yesterday but in reality is many years ago now, the company I worked for doing inside sales among a myriad of other duties hired someone to represent their brand out in the field for theirRead more…

Tyson’s Crispy Chicken Parmigiana

When asked to compete in a recipe contest for Tyson’s Crispy Chicken Strips by The Daily Meal I was to say the least excited about the challenge. The task was to create a recipe that would be judged by theRead more…

Mixed Berry Heart Tarts

Truth be told way back (September 2013) I made some apple filled Hand Held Pies on a whim and before they became highly popular. I’m not saying I created them but since then so many recipes for small pies haveRead more…

Weeknight Delight: The Cube Steak

Being a fan of easy, fast and delicious I should be the spokesperson for the humble Cube Steak. It turns out that I have blogged seven great cube steaks recipes here at Cooking On A Budget and will look forRead more…

Smashed Yukon Gold Taters

The night that we had Pork Chops with Orange Sauce I did a side of Yukon gold potatoes. The method I used was one I had seen quite some time ago and since I also had some fresh Thyme thatRead more…

Garlic and Herb Crusted Pork Loin

Roasted pork loins have been made and blogged about over and over here at Cooking On A Budget. I have oven roasted, rotisserie roasted, grilled and even done an Asian style in the slow cooker. All of the recipes haveRead more…

Everyday Cupcakes with Chocolate Cream Cheese Frosting and Blueberry Pearls

I had a blast making these Everyday Cupcakes. When I was trying to figure out a name for these I opted to use the word everyday because they aren’t from scratch cupcakes that may require special flours or flavorings. TheyRead more…

Ham: Left Over Make Overs

With just two people when we purchase a whole ham for baking or making New England boiled ham dinner we are left with a ton of meat. Therefore we must use the ham in a variety of ways after theRead more…

Sausage, Pasta and Italian Cream with Roasted Peppers

We absolutely adored the Pasta and Chicken with Italian Cream I made just a while ago. Loved it so much I thought about making a variation of the dish. With a few changes to the recipe, this too came outRead more…

Asian Rice and Roni

I prefer home made over boxed any day. The sodium they add to boxed goods is outrageous and when you have to be careful of sodium levels it’s much better to make it in your own home and control theRead more…