Wednesday, June 22, 2011


Break Out the Crock Pot!

Your slow cooker has always made meals easier. After all, it cooks while you're at work, running errands, or busy doing something else. Now, it can even help you save on grocery bills. These 12 recipes each cost less than $2 per serving -- and some are under $1 per serving. Save it for quick meals throughout the week, or store it in the freezer (most dishes freeze well for up to 3 months). From soups to dinners and even dessert, we make it easy to afford great-tasting food.


Friday, June 17, 2011


1 Tbsp vegetable oil
4 ocean white fish filets (4–6 oz)
Salt-free seasoning blend
1 cup lobster or shrimp broth (optional)
½ cup sherry wine (optional)
½ cup Francesco Rinaldi Traditional No Salt Added Pasta Sauce
1/8 tsp cayenne pepper
1 Tbsp fresh dill weed
Chopped zest of 1 lemon
Serves 4
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 10 minutes
In large skillet, add oil and heat over a medium heat. Season filets with salt-free seasoning, place in pan and sear well on top and bottom. Pour in the broth and sherry wine; bring to a boil. Add Francesco Rinaldi Traditional No Salt Added Pasta Sauce and mix well. Add cayenne pepper and dill weed (reserve a sprig for garnish); bring back to a boil. Serve, sprinkled with lemon zest and remaining sprig of dill weed.

Thursday, June 02, 2011

Strawberry Shortcake

From: Bisquick

3 cups Original Bisquick® mix
1 cup granulated sugar
1/4 cup butter or margarine, softened
1 cup milk
2 teaspoons vanilla
2 eggs

1 cup whipping cream
1 package (8 oz) cream cheese, softened
1/3 cup powdered sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
6 cups sliced fresh strawberries (about 2 lb)
Save $$$ on your favorite brands 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Grease bottom and sides of 13x9-inch pan with shortening; lightly flour (or spray pan with baking spray with flour). In large bowl, beat cake ingredients with electric mixer on low speed 30 seconds, scraping bowl occasionally. Pour into pan.
2 Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely, about 1 hour.
3 In chilled small bowl, beat whipping cream on high speed until soft peaks form; set aside. In medium bowl, beat cream cheese, powdered sugar and vanilla on medium speed until well blended. Fold in whipped cream.
4 Frost top of cooled cake with whipped cream mixture. If desired, frosted cake can be refrigerated up to 6 hours. To serve, cut cake into squares; place on individual dessert plates. Top with strawberries.