10 Ways to Use Up Shabbat Leftovers

After spending hours planning, shopping for and preparing frugal Shabbat meals, one of the most wasteful things we can do is throw away our left-overs. The easiest way to avoid this is obviously just to re-serve them a day or two later. But what … [Read more...]

Planning for the Chagim, Part 2: The Invites, the Budget & the Menu

When I started the series on Planning for the Chagim last week, I promised to keep you updated on our streamlined, money-saving strategies for this year's High Holidays. Does burying my head in the sand and pretending like Rosh Hashana isn't just TWO … [Read more...]

How Ordering in Bulk from a Kosher Co-Op Can Save You Money

With the chagim coming up, I've got to get extra creative about food shopping in order to keep our costs down. If we're not careful, we can easily spend triple our monthly food budget on just a handful of meals. In order to ensure that our … [Read more...]

KOAB Recipe Exhange: Favorite Pareve Side Dishes

Hooray it's Friday! Welcome to my 2nd little kosher recipe exchange. Today's theme is pareve side dishes. Selfishly, I am hoping for some serious inspiration from you guys, because I've been rather stuck-in-a-rut lately when it comes to my side … [Read more...]

Kansas City Hen House Deals: Free Peaches & Almost Free Cereal

If you don't live in Kansas City, you can feel free to skip right over this post. I'm not really planning to do a lot of grocery store match-ups on this blog, as I think there are probably other bloggers out there who are already doing a better … [Read more...]

Mail Order Meat: Golden West Glatt

In my very first post (all 3.5 weeks ago), I alluded to this amazing place that we special order our kosher, free-range, grass fed beef from. I've gotten a couple of questions about it, so I wanted to share the scoop with all of you. The place is … [Read more...]

KOAB Recipe Exchange, Week 2: Pareve Side Dishes Theme

I loved our little recipe exchange last week. We got three yummy recipes for fleischig main courses on Shabbat (or other days), so if you didn't already check them out, please take a look. Plus, comments are still open, so if you have a … [Read more...]