Roasting Chicken: Saving Time and Money

One of the most economical sources of protein for your family is chicken. While most meats will run you $2.50 per pound or more you can readily find chicken for less than $2.00 per pound. We are always on the lookout for deals at our local supermarket, especially when it comes to buying meat. We […]

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 […]

Welcome to Pocket Change Gourmet

Welcome to Pocket Change Gourmet! We are so excited to be launching this new blog! Our mission here on Pocket Change Gourmet is to share delicious food and our passions of cooking for our family using easy, creative recipes and saving money at the same time. These are not necessarily two opposites, with a little […]

Breakfast Biscuit Bowl

After a recent trip to Bob Evans for a Sunday morning Breakfast, we were inspired to recreate their Breakfast Biscuit Bowl. Cooking all the ingredients ahead, will also make these a great, quick breakfast for those school mornings that are quickly approaching. Offering a variety of ingredients to put in your Biscuit Bowl, not only […]

Grilled Italian Chicken Sandwich

Sandwiches are all the rage now! They aren’t just for lunch anymore, you know? I think the best thing about sandwiches is you can have the same ingredients, and come up with several different sandwiches. These Grilled Italian Chicken Sandwiches were inspired by the Grilled Cheese with Sauteed Mushroom and Jarlsberg Cheese that I shared […]

Pork on a Stick

Every year when we visit our County Fair one of the must have treats, is Pork on a Stick! After years of experimenting and searching for the perfect flavor, we just happened to stumble upon it when we tried a new recipe for grilled pork chops recently. If you are a fan of the delicate […]

Chicken Lo Mein

Need a quick and easy meal with very little clean up? Stir-Fry is the way to go! I have been fixing stir-fry for years now, but had never tried Lo Mein before. Essentially it’s stir-fry with noodles. I first spotted this recipe in a Kraft Food & Family magazine, and was drawn to it with […]

Grilled Vegetable Medley

I remember growing up and enjoying fresh vegetables from our garden and the vegetable meals that my Mom used to serve. My parents had a beautiful yard and my Dad was so proud of his garden. I always thought having vegetables for your meal was because we had so many from the garden, now I […]

Bacon, Cheese and Potato Chowder

There’s nothing like a bowl of soup to warm you up on a cold night. Served with a loaf of homemade bread and this becomes a delicious budget friendly meal sure to satisfy even the heartiest of appetites. I have tried to make Potato Chowder for our family in the past and have consistently met with […]

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