4 Ways Menu Planning Saves Money

Welcome back to Menu Planning Month. I decided to kick off this series by answering the question - Why? Why bother menu planning? Why not just live - and eat - spontaneously? The answer is two-fold. There is no doubt that my household runs … [Read more...]

December = Menu Planning Month

It's Menu Planning Month at Kosher on a Budget. Now, as you know, I am all about saving money through coupons and deals. But if you only do the coupon/deal piece, you won't be maximizing your savings. You have to lay a good foundation for … [Read more...]

Our November Meal Plan Themes

If it 'aint broke, don't fix it. Meal planning themes continue to work really well for me. I like the predictability of knowing what type of food I will serve each day, without having to stress over committing to a specific meal or set of … [Read more...]

Kosher Once a Month Cooking (Poultry): Part 3, Step-by-Step Instructions

Read Part 1 (intro) here and Part 2 (recipes) here,  if you haven't already. Today, guest poster Shaindy Gerstein is back to tell us how to make sure our cooking day is smooth and easy, with her step-by-step guide to what to do when. Thanks, Shaindy, … [Read more...]

Kosher Once A Month Cooking: Poultry (Part 2 ~ Shopping, Recipes & Freezer Lists)

Read Part 1 of Poultry Kosher Once a Month Cooking here, if you haven't already. Today, guest poster Shaindy Gerstein is back to tell you how to cook for a day and eat for a month! As a reminder, here is the menu we are cooking for our Kosher … [Read more...]

Kosher Once A Month Cooking: Poultry (Part 1 ~ Tips, Menu & Printable Labels)

I am excited to welcome KOAB reader and organizing junkie Shaindy Gerstein for this two-part series about Kosher Once a Month Cooking (OAMC). As the name implies, OAMC means that you cook once and eat for a month, thanks to cook-ahead food that … [Read more...]

Sukkot Dinner Menu + Complete Shopping List from Susie Fishbein

PHOTO CREDIT: Joy of Kosher Still not sure what you're cooking for Sukkot dinner tomorrow night? I love this complete Sukkot dinner menu from Susie Fishbein that was posted up on Joy of Kosher today. It includes all the recipes, plus a complete … [Read more...]

Our Sukkot Menu Plan (12 More YomTov Meals!)

PHOTO CREDIT: JDCC I've got a confession to make. (Hangs head in shame.) I haven't had a menu plan this week. And you know what happens when I don't menu plan. Fortunately this time, we didn't blow our budget, but I will admit to making some … [Read more...]

Our Rosh Hashana Menu Plan: 3-Day Yom Tov

PHOTO CREDIT (Pinterest) I'm a little late in posting my Rosh Hashana menu plan, but here's my list of meals starting this Wednesday night. I'm just hoping DD's health holds (she's been sick all week) so I can get all this done... plus hair cuts, … [Read more...]

September Monthly Meal Plan

It's already September 6th, but we've sort of been flying by the seat of our non-menu planned pants these past few days! I finally managed to sit down last night and map out our month's worth of meals. A few caveats: I'm once again sticking to … [Read more...]