Recipes Under $20

Red, White and Blueberry Flag Cake

Red, White & Blueberry Cake

Red, White and Blueberry Cake Serves 10-12 Adapted from Martha Stewart Ingredients for the Cake: 1½ cups (3 sticks) unsalted butter, room temperature, plus more for baking sheet – stock 3 cups cake flour (not self-rising), plus more for baking sheet – $3.59 2 teaspoons baking powder – stock 1 teaspoon salt – stock 2¼[…]

Easy Chicken Pad Thai

Easy Chicken Pad Thai

Easy Chicken Pad Thai Serves 4 Ingredients for the Sauce: 2 TBS sesame oil – stock 4 Tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce – stock 1 Tablespoon sriracha – stock 3 Tablespoons lime juice – stock 3 Tablespoons brown sugar – stock 2 Tablespoons fish sauce – stock Ingredients for the Pad Thai: 8 oz. flat rice[…]

One-Pot Chili Mac & Cheese

One-Pot Chili Mac & Cheese

One-Pot Chili Mac & Cheese Serves 6 Ingredients: 1 Tablespoon of olive oil – stock 1 spanish or yellow onion, chopped finely – $1.19 2 cloves of garlic, minced – stock ½-lb lean ground beef – $5.49 12-oz bottle of beer (I used a wheat beer, Blue Moon) – stock 2½ cups low-sodium chicken broth[…]

Pulled Pork Pasta Salad

Pulled Pork Pasta Salad

Pulled Pork Pasta Salad Serves 12 as a side dish Note: This salad was intended as a straight-up side dish to enjoy pretty much any season. As I wasn’t entertaining a large group of guests, I found myself scarfing up just about all of the leftovers after our first round of photos and tastings. At[…]