Pork Chops Marsala with Apricot Sauce

We have the coldest February on record in the state of Connecticut. Waking up to minus 7 degrees F, a foot and a half of snow still on the ground, but thankfully no significant wind to speak of and theRead more…

Roasted Stuffed Tomatoes

To say I am excited about this recipe would be understating the facts. The facts are they are incredibly tasty. These roasted stuffed tomatoes with a blend of ricotta cheese, mozzarella cheese and cream cheese along with some Italian spicesRead more…

Decorated Shortbread Cookies

I absolutely love shortbread cookies because they are so easy to make, the dough rolls out nicely and the recipe is great for making holiday cut out cookies. There’s only three ingredients in the recipe: butter, flour and confectioner’s sugar.Read more…

Ground Pork Enchiladas

The enchilada sauce is this recipe is creamy, dreamy and just abounding with flavor! I used a recipe that my daughter brought with her many years ago when she moved back home. The original recipe of hers was for chickenRead more…

Pineapple and Cinnamon Shortcakes

I am longing for winter to come to an end. I’ve had enough of this bitter cold and snow! My mind is thinking about warm weather, local farm markets and our own garden of vegetables and herbs. In the meantimeRead more…

Cowboy Chili

It’s been a while since I have posted any thing new here at Cooking On A Budget. Part of that was due to the fact that our propane tank gauge was not reading properly and we ran out of gas.Read more…

Lentil Soup with Ham

I created a post back in November of 2011 titled Brown Lentils Recipes-Lentil Soup with Ham. I had no camera and in fact as a new blogger no clue that photographs were a must in any food blog. What IRead more…

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…