Simple Moo Shu Chicken

Originally posted on What's for Dinner Moms?:
I live in a very rural area. I was reminded how rural this area is when I went to the grocery store and saw these two sauntering across the parking lot. I am used to seeing wild turkeys outside the school and near the church where I…

Blueberry Lemon Cake

This super moist cake is worth the short amount of time it takes to put together!  It’s so lemony and the glaze on the top balances out the whole thing. I talk a lot about food, I am sure you have noticed. I can do without on a whole lot of things but feel if…

Banoffee Pie

Originally posted on Frugal Hausfrau:
I remember hearing about Banoffee Pie decades ago – but what I didn’t know then was just how EASY this is to make. And it’s soooo Caramelly Toffee Banana goodness. A shortbread crust, a good thick layer of Dulce de Leche, bananas and whipping cream touched with coffee. All those…

14 Products That Will Save You Money in the Long Run

That post I did the other day on saving on Energy got me to thinking about what other types of products that we regularly use to save money.  We have acquired a lot of these through the years as we went along.  Please be sure to think about your purchase, whether you will actually use…

Chinese Fried Rice Tutorial

I made a Chinese dinner for us the other night.  Making our own saved us so much money as opposed to ordering out.  I did Pot Stickers  https://yankeefrugalist.com/2017/03/08/how-to-make-chinese-pot-stickers/ and Sweet and Sour Shrimp https://yankeefrugalist.com/2016/11/02/sweet-and-sour-shrimp/  Talk about yummy! Fried Rice is actually pretty easy to make.  I high recommend a non stick pan for this, it makes…

How to Make Chinese Pot Stickers

I love Chinese food, don’t you?  I don’t care for the MSG though and salt and I can control these things when I make it myself.  We generally have these pot stickers, fried rice and sweet and sour shrimp, I did a post on that awhile back, if you’d like to try that:  https://yankeefrugalist.com/2016/11/02/sweet-and-sour-shrimp/  …

11 Products That Will Help You Save on Energy Bills.

11 Products That Will Help You Save on Energy Bills   by Dagne Goodwin Being Frugal is not about just not spending money but also about spending money wisely.  Anyone that knows me will tell you I really am a very frugal person.  I will HAVE money and look at a product in the store…

Apple Coffee Cake Tutorial

This Apple Coffee Cake is the most scrumptious stuff!  The inside is so moist and the tart apples I used really do shine through in this recipe. A must have, trust me! I can’t express how very much I like to bake.  I can’t say I am a wonderful baker though.  It has taken me…

Pecan Pie-A Simple Easy Dessert

It’s valentines day and I decided to make my husband some pecan bars that he thought looked yummy.  I thought they looked pretty good.  It seemed simple enough, you make a crust and then you pour over the filling and bake.  Until I looked at the recipe, the first ingredient 2 pounds of pecans!  Do…

Preparing for the Storm

We had over a foot of snow Thursday and are due for 12-18 inches tomorrow!  Yes, it’s winter here in New Hampshire!  I have to admit that you could live off of what I have in my house for some time and be just fine!  That being said let’s talk about what you should make sure…