Kid friendly recipes costing less than $2.5 per serving

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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
105 votes
183614 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
49882 views
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
56 votes
108185 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
9 votes
67051 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
83518 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
47 votes
71615 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
52386 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
18 votes
36167 views
Taco Casserole

Taco Casserole

A Delicious Heart Healthy Taco Casserole Recipe That Family And Friends Will Love. Source:…

1st Place Recipes
Feb 2011
Intermediate
14 votes
38127 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
46787 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
44 votes
32228 views
Awesome Pizza Dough

Awesome Pizza Dough

This recipe is adapted from one perfected at Greens restaurant in San Francisco. The crust is crunchy on the outside but also chewy. I think it's…

John Spottiswood
Feb 2010
Advanced
78 votes
49679 views
Pear & Fig Chutney

Pear & Fig Chutney

I still had a few pears from the orchard and the figs are almost finished. Why not a Pear & Fig chutney? Easily done! This is everything a…

Amos Miller
Nov 2011
Professional
10 votes
21926 views
Irish Chocolate Stout Cake

Irish Chocolate Stout Cake

I am a lifelong chocoholic and love many types of chocolate cake. Very few have impressed me as much as this chocolate stout cake orignially from…

Nancy Miyasaki
Mar 2009
Intermediate
14 votes
30497 views
Oreo Cookie Cupcakes

Oreo Cookie Cupcakes

Super sweet and highly recommended from kids of all ages, these oreo cookie cupcakes have double dose of cookies in both the cupcakes and the…

Margarita Reczek
Mar 2010
Intermediate
21 votes
32418 views