Halloween Party Food and Our Menu Plan

Beware! Enter at your own risk! We dub Halloween as the unofficial start of the holiday party season. After the long hot summer the days and nights around here turn decidedly fallish with the hint of winter in the crisp air. Our lives tend to slow down just a bit and allow us to spend […]

October Menu Plan

Happy October! Wait! Is it seriously October already? Man oh man, time flies by! Seems like the busier we are, the faster time goes, one main reason why I love to get my Menu Plan ready. Along with our October Menu Plan, we are sharing a special book with you, The Hour That Matters Most: The […]

Asian Meatballs: Food on a Stick

We have a fun week planned for you!! Food on a Stick! Every day we will share a fun recipe and some ideas for creating Food on a Stick. Inspired by Matt Armendariz and his new book, On A Stick, we thought it would be fun to create some fun food to inspire you also. […]

Parmesan Crusted Chicken with Hellmann’s

Hellmann’s Chicken Challenge is on! Each week on Hellmann’s, two chicken dishes, from Chipotle Lime Crusted Chicken to Baked Buffalo Chicken, will go head to head with the popular Parmesan Crusted Chicken. Doug and I were supposed to be heading to NYC today to help kick off the Hellmann’s Chicken Challenge, but things didn’t work out like […]

Breakfast Scramble and Weekly Menu Plan

We love Breakfast for Dinner! It’s one of most inexpensive meals you can serve for dinner. I usually schedule a couple dinners a month with breakfast items, but I also like to change up what I serve. Recently, I cooked up this Breakfast Scramble and we all loved it. The best thing about a Scramble […]

Cheesy Mashed Potato Casserole and Weekly Menu Plan

Happy Labor Day! I hope you are all enjoying your holiday and a little relaxing. We took the weekend off, so we will be working today. Over the weekend we made this delicious Cheesy Mashed Potato Casserole and just had to share it with you. It’s simple enough for weeknight meals, but special for holiday […]

September Menu Plan

Happy Monday! We are so excited you are here to visit! Pocket Change Gourmet is almost a month old, can you believe it? And is it seriously almost September? Where did our Summer go? Seems like the boys were just getting out the school, and now they are already back there. September is a special month […]

Grilled Beer Can Chicken and Menu Plan

Happy Monday! I can hardly believe this is our third week already here at Pocket Change Gourmet! Time just flies by, doesn’t it? A few weeks ago, when we were roasting chicken to share with you, Doug decided that he would like to try Beer Can Chicken, of course having a reason to buy some […]

August Menu Plan

Welcome to Pocket Change Gourmet! You can read all about our new blog and find out what we are up to. Menu planning is one of those chores that I have done for a long time and actually love. It also considerably cuts down your grocery budget. Planning a whole month worth of meals can […]