Tag: cheap eats

I LOVE Butter Burgers!

I LOVE Butter Burgers!
Everyone’s gotta feed their family!  One of my favorite Wisconsin discoveries since I moved to Chicago 10 years ago is the Culver’s BUTTER BURGER!  My fellow NU peers from Wisconsin were all obsessed about Butter Burgers and I never understood it until…..I got CULVERIZED!  Now, we’re pretty much obsessed with Culver’s. Why am I writing... Read more »

Cheap Eats: DIY Magic Shell Topping!

Cheap Eats: DIY Magic Shell Topping!
You want to eat healthy this summer and cheaply….well both can’t be done buying that bottled Magic Shell Topping!  It’s almost 4 dollars a bottle and is full of ingredients you can’t pronounce!   Here’s my solution…. 1/2 cup chocolate chips 2 tsp Coconut Oil (I use Organic Extra Virgin Coconut Oil bought on Amazon) ... Read more »

Fireman's Chili Cook-off + other Rock Bottom deals!

Kudos Ben!  Great event!!!
Last night from 6-8 P.M. was the annual Fireman’s Chili Cook-off and it was the craziest I’ve ever seen it!  It is at Rock Bottom on State + Grand and is a charity event where each firehouse makes a batch of chili to compete and the proceeds go to Muscular Dystrophy or the “Jerry’s Kids”... Read more »
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Homemade Potato and Cheddar Pirogies - frugal Chicago eats!

Homemade Potato and Cheddar Pirogies - frugal Chicago eats!
Every Chicagoan loves pirogies!  And no matter how you spell it,….pierógi, pyrogy or perogi….everyone knows that pirogies are delicious filled dumplings!  Homemade pierogies are also preeeeeetty cheap to make as well!  Pretty much all they require is a couple potatoes, flour, egg and cheese…and a chunk of time for pirogie-making!  It goes quicker with 2 or 3... Read more »

Delicious cheap eats from your pantry

So as spending season (aka the Holidays) approach maybe you’re feeling a little bit of the impending doom of financial stress!  You still need to feed yourself and the family, so no fear….’Cheap Eats Part 1′ are the answer!  Currently we’re going through our pantry/fridge/freezer and creating meals from what we have stored up from... Read more »

Cheapo Burrito!

Cheapo Burrito!
The best part of waking up….is breakfast?  Sometimes the answer is certainly yes!  This is especially true when you don’t have to spend $5 to get a decent breakfast sandwich and can make something delicious, filling and very quickly on your own stove-top! What you need: (you can make your own substitutions,…this is just what I... Read more »
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