Sunday, October 12, 2008

Random Frugal Homemade Recipes


Here are few quick and easy homemade dishes and desserts we had this week:

Pollo Loco(crazy chicken) An excellent tart and spicy chicken. Recipe for the Mexican Seasoning.

48 ounce bags of boneless skinless chicken can be found inexpensively at Walmart. Ours is $6.98 a bag. Hint: add a little sugar, and use up your orange sauce in this recipe from leftover Chinese takeout. I left out the cilantro, and added about a cup of vinegar to the marinade. Instead of grilling, I cooked them in the marinade on the stove, and used a little of the same in a pot of rice. Serve with salsa(or chopped tomato) and/or homemade guacamole, if you have some avocados.

Barbecue Baked Beans I deleted the green peppers.

Peach Crumble with two bags of frozen peaches
Easy! Fresh peaches are better of course.

Classic Blueberry Crisp I used frozen blueberries.

Oatmeal Buttermilk Raisin Muffins includes an easy recipe for the buttermilk. I ran out of butter, so used oil. The children ate these up fast!

2 comments:

Kathleen Miller said...

Alexandra,

Thanks so much for the great post. I love to accumulate new recipes. These all look great.

Alexandra said...

Thanks Kathleen, that Pollo Loco was so good.

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