Saving On Mother’s Day

Q: I love showing Mom how much she means to me, but with the money spent on a pricey bouquet, a nice gift and dinner out, I’m looking at an awful lot of spending! Is there any way to give Mom a Mother’s Day to remember without it costing a small fortune? A: If you…

Peanut Chicken Satay With Ginger Vinaigrette

How about something different for tonight’s dinner that’s still easy on the budget? Yield: 4 servings Prep time: 5 minutes Marinating time: 2 hours, or overnight Cook time: 6 minutes  Ingredients: 1 lb. chicken breast, cut into thin strips 4 flour tortillas For marinade:  1 tablespoon peanut butter 3 tablespoons soy sauce 2 tablespoons sesame…

13 Incredible Grilling Hacks

Whether you use a modest charcoal grill or an upscale Weber, we’ve got your BBQ success covered! Here’s 13 genius grilling hacks that will take your ‘cue to the next level.  1. Use a muffin tray for condiments Keep all of your barbecue trimmings in one convenient place: a muffin tray! The 12 sections are…

Pastrami Pizza

Bring your pizza dinner up a notch with this homemade treat that’s an instant favorite with kids and adults alike! Yield: 4 servings Prep time: 10 minutes Cook time: 55 minutes  Ingredients: 1 package  ready-made pizza dough 12 ounces sliced deli pastrami, cut into long, thin strips 2 Spanish onions, diced 1 cup mayonnaise 2…