Budget Meal

Spiced Roasted Chicken

by Sara on April 21, 2011

roasted chicken

When I saw this recipe for a one pot meal, I knew immediately I had to make it. Roasted chicken, sweet potatoes, carrots…add orange wedges and some interesting spices, and I suspected I had a fabulous new take on roasted chicken. It wasn’t quite what I expected, but not necessarily in a bad way; it [...]

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Goat Cheese Pasta with Asparagus

by Sara on April 11, 2011

Goat Cheese Pasta with Asparagus

If you need a recipe for a fast dinner, look no further. I intended to make this dish for dinner yesterday, but in my pre-severe weather ultra-preparedness, I decided to make it for lunch on the off chance I might not have power last night. Why did I go to such extremes? Well, my city [...]

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Marinara

by Sara on April 4, 2011

marinara

Sometimes I get lazy. Sometimes I’m in a hurry. When either happens, I open up a jar of pasta sauce, because it’s quick and convenient. But sometimes, sometimes I want to experience the comforting ritual of making my own sauce from (mostly) scratch. This tends to happen when I spy a few cans of San [...]

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Cashew Chicken

by Sara on March 17, 2011

Cashew Chicken

This may possibly be my new favorite quick dinner. It’s definitely faster than takeout Chinese, and in this case, I happen to like this version of cashew chicken better – there’s no giant chunks of celery, and there are LOTS of cashews! I can also attest that the leftovers were great – sure the cashews [...]

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