Dinners on a Dime

Dinners on a Dime

by Gooseberry Patch
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Dinners on a Dime by Gooseberry Patch

When we were kids, our moms always seemed to know the thriftiest ways to fix delicious meals that everybody loved. Some of their dollar-stretching secrets still come in handy today!

Dinners on a Dime is filled with easy, budget-friendly recipes for hearty, satisfying family meals. Serve up a supper of Barbecued Hot Dogs, Buttery Parmesan Potatoes and Momma’s Pea Salad...instant favorites! One-dish dinners like Batter-Topped Chicken Pie and Easy Cheesy Potatoes & Sausage are just right for busy school nights. Beef Barley Soup and hot, fresh Honey-Wheat Bread will warm you up on chilly days.

Festive-yet-frugal recipes like 4-Cheese Mostaccioli Bake are perfect for your next family get-together. When your kids’ school friends come over, make ’em happy with Mom’s BBQ Beef for a Crowd.

We’ve included pantry helpers too...home-baked Cheesy Batter Bread and No-Knead Jiffy Rolls, home-canned delights like Cider Apple Butter, Green Tomato Piccalilli and Aunt Ruth’s Dilly Beans, even do-it-yourself kitchen staples like Pantry Onion Soup Mix and Amish Fried Chicken Coating.

For a sweet ending to any occasion, you’ll love Ice Cream Sandwich Cake, Old-Fashioned Apple Crisp and other scrumptious treats that don’t take a lot of time or money. Yummy! Hardcover, 224 pages (9-1/4" x 6-1/2")

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781933494883
Publisher: Gooseberry Patch
Publication date: 07/16/2010
Series: Everyday Cookbook Collection Series
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 7.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Back in 1984, Vickie Hutchins and Jo Ann Martin, next-door neighbors raising their families in the little town of Delaware, Ohio, started Gooseberry Patch. They were two moms with small children looking for a way to do what they loved and stay home with the kids too. They shared a love of home cooking and making memories with family & friends. After many a conversation over the backyard fence, Gooseberry Patch was born.
They put together the first catalog & cookbooks at their kitchen tables and packed boxes from the basement, enlisting the help of loved ones wherever they could. From that little family, Gooseberry Patch has grown to include an amazing group of creative folks who love cooking, decorating and creating as much as Vicki and Jo Ann. Hard to believe it's been over 25 years since those kitchen-table days.
Today, Gooseberry Patch is best known for homestyle, family-friendly cookbooks. They love hand-picking the recipes and are tickled to share their inspiration, ideas and more with you. One thing's for sure, they couldn't have done it without their friends all across the country. Whether you've been along for the ride from the beginning or are just discovering Gooseberry Patch, welcome to the family!

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Dinners on a Dime 3.8 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 8 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I was really excited to try out my new book. This is the first cookbook that I have used on my nook. There are lot's of interesting recipes in here. I didn't quite believe it had over 200 recipes but I counted and sure enough...More than 200 of them in this book! Tonight we tried the Tac-Ole' Bubble Bake. It was fun to make and really simple too! Everyone in the family loved it even the picky eaters! :) I can't wait to try something else tomorrow. I really like how they give tips on stretching your food and how to plan ahead. What a time saver. Also some of the recipes are how to create your own seasonings and spices with what you have. Like taco seasoning! A really great buy!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
A cookbook that advertises economy meals that are actually economical... and good! Way too many cookbooks out there boast budget friendly and do not use budget ingredients. Thank you!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Love this cookbook. Lots of recipes with just normal ingredients.
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
A few good ideas, but most recipes could be found for free online (or at least very similar recipes). Also fewer dishes than I expected but for 99¿ I can't really complain.
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
U got kicked.... go to homeschooler result two
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I did not by yet but is it good