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Kitchen Challenge

If you read the blog recently Kalissa and I are working together on a kitchen challenge.  Both of us have full cupboards and full freezers and want to use things up.

Our goal is to only spend $100 on groceries from April 15th to May 15th.  We aren’t allowed to buy meat and we both want to focus on using that money on perishable products like milk, fruits, and veggies.

So how did I do….Great!  I did spend a little bit of money.  I bought:
1 pint of buttermilk
1 bag of onions
1/2 gallon of soy milk for Gannon
1 package of pepperoni

That’s it!

I’ve had quite a few people here to feed so the groceries have been flying off the shelf and out of the freezer.

So far being I’ve had a lot of company here, we’ve had spaghetti and a great soup.  A blog reader sent the recipe for Turnip Green Soup.


You can see Georgia was here and she actually ate it.  She can be a picky thing but this day, she ate it!!  Here’s the recipe.  Thanks so much, Margaret for sending the recipe.  It’s helping me use up beans.

For anyone interested, here is the recipe: Continue reading