Kid friendly recipes costing less than $2.5 per serving

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African Chicken in Peanut Sauce

African Chicken in Peanut Sauce

I first had this in graduate school when a classmate from Ghana cooked it for an International progressive dinner. I fell in love with the…

John Spottiswood
Nov 2009
Advanced
54 votes
66088 views
Homemade Ranch Dressing and Dip

Homemade Ranch Dressing and Dip

This delicious dressing and dip (e.g. crudités, chicken wings) takes some prep time, but is so much better than bottled dressing, which has, to me,…

myra byanka
Jul 2016
Professional
2 votes
256 views
Cowboy Caviar

Cowboy Caviar

This is fresh, healthy and delicious. People love it, even kids. You can make it ahead, so it's great for a summer party. Serve it with…

Lynn Yamamoto Dalman
Jun 2008
Beginner
102 votes
156903 views
Cuban-style Steaks in Garlic-Lime Marinade

Cuban-style Steaks in Garlic-Lime Marinade

These steaks are a treat and a great way to make an inexpensive cut of meat memorable. You can use bottom…

John Spottiswood
Oct 2012
Advanced
5 votes
28935 views
chicken nachos

chicken nachos

Amazing fully loaded chicken nachos real authentic goodness great for parties. Who doesn't love real great nacho goodness ???…

dp
Dec 2009
Professional
13 votes
61366 views
Simple Cuban Black Beans & Rice in a Rice Cooker

Simple Cuban Black Beans & Rice in a Rice Cooker

I've loved cuban black beans and rice ever since I lived in Weehawken, New Jersey and ate at the Unica Cafe.…

John Spottiswood
Apr 2013
Advanced
5 votes
19419 views
The Very Best Meatloaf

The Very Best Meatloaf

This my family's favorite meatloaf recipe, of all time--and has become my most viewed recipe on my blog! What makes this taste so good is a…

Foodiewife
Jul 2014
Advanced
4 votes
32766 views
Spiralized Zucchini Zoodles and Bacon

Spiralized Zucchini Zoodles and Bacon

Great meal anytime! Use up those garden zucchini's in this easy recipe!

Cheryl "Cheffie Cooks" Wiser
Jul 2016
Intermediate
1 vote
98 views
Red beans and rice

Red beans and rice

I've adapted this recipe from a number that I have used in the past. You can deviate from this and it is still delicious! Normally, I serve this…

John Spottiswood
Sep 2008
Advanced
46 votes
57647 views
Stir-Fried Broccoli with Chili-Garlic Sauce

Stir-Fried Broccoli with Chili-Garlic Sauce

My father-in-law has become an amazing cook, and he made this as part of our Easter lunch this year with the…

John Spottiswood
Apr 2010
Advanced
17 votes
22855 views
The Best Refrigerator Pickles

The Best Refrigerator Pickles

This is my mothers refrigerator pickle recipe. This was handed down from generation to generation in our house.

Robyn Savoie
Jun 2013
Advanced
1 vote
7079 views
Ultimate Carrot Cake

Ultimate Carrot Cake

What a way to eat your vegetables! I work hard, try to eat a well-balanced diet, get plenty of exercise and watch my weight. I also absolutely…

Amos Miller
Mar 2011
Professional
20 votes
19262 views
Homemade Pelmeni

Homemade Pelmeni

Unlike Oleg's store-bought, no-good, cheater recipe, this is the real thing. You gotta taste it to believe it!

John Spottiswood
Jan 2008
Advanced
20 votes
33911 views
Thai Basil Chicken

Thai Basil Chicken

Quick and easy and oh, so yummy! So much so, we copied this recipe and gave it to our guests at our wedding!

Nancy Miyasaki
Feb 2008
Intermediate
41 votes
21011 views
German Pancake

German Pancake

This is a traditional German oven pancake. If you've never had one, you've got to make this. It is soo delicious and nothing like a regular…

Nancy Miyasaki
Apr 2009
Intermediate
4 votes
22396 views