budget | cheap eats

South Carolina Slaw

South Carolina Slaw

This may not seem like coleslaw to some given its lack of mayo. But its sweet tanginess is going to woo you like never before.

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  • 15 M
  • 15 M
  • 2
Nine deviled egg halves and a teaspoon on a parchment-lined baking sheet

Sriracha Deviled Eggs

This Sriracha deviled eggs recipe is made with hard-cooked eggs, mayonnaise, mustard, bacon, and hot sauce. A new classic.

  • 25 M
  • 1 H
  • 4
Light and Fluffy Scrambled Eggs

Perfect Scrambled Eggs

“The best scrambled eggs that I have ever made!” “Light, fluffy, slightly moist.” “Perfect.” That’s what folks are saying about this recipe.

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  • 5 M
  • 25 M
  • 2
Fire-Roasted Salsa

Fire Roasted Salsa

Sweet, smoky, and spicy all at once thanks to charred tomatoes and onions and chipotle in adobo. The quintessential salsa for dunking, dipping, and dabbling.

  • 30 M
  • 30 M
  • 2
Seven Layer Dip

Seven Layer Dip

Seriously the best seven layer dip we’ve ever had. Swear. And it comes together in minutes without any heat. Summer supper, anyone?

  • 45 M
  • 1 H
  • 8
Slow Cooker Posole

Slow Cooker Posole

Slow cooker posole is an easy and authentic Mexican posole minus all the tending and stirring on the stovetop.

  • 20 M
  • 4 H, 40 M
  • 11
White bowl of fresh peas and mint

Fresh Peas with Mint

Is there anything that screams spring more than these lightly buttered peas with a wee bit of cooling mint on top? We think not.

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  • 15 M
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Five white bowls filled with pureed cold sweet pea soup, topped with a few who peas

Cold Sweet Pea Soup

It doesn’t get much simpler or sweeter than this cold sweet pea soup, which can be made with frozen or fresh peas and just happens to be vegetarian as well as weeknight friendly.

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  • 45 M
  • 3 H
  • 0
Strozzapreti

Strozzapreti

Dumplings that were named for a pasta-loving priest who got a little gluttonous and strangled himself by swallowing them whole. Gotta be good, eh?

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  • 1 H
  • 3 H
  • 2
Pepper and Egg Sandwich

Pepper and Egg Sandwich

Just like mom made. That’s what we’re hearing from folks who grew up hoovering this classic, quick, easy, cheap Italian staple any and all times of day.

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  • 20 M
  • 20 M
  • 2
White bowl of spicy beef taco bake with ground beef, beans tortilla chips, chopped onions, and lettuce

Spicy Beef Taco Bake

Taco casserole. Were there ever two words more beautiful side by side?

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  • 25 M
  • 2 H
  • 0
A cheese-crusted grilled cheese that is layered top and bottom with crispy Parmesan cheese in a skillet

Cheese-Crusted Grilled Cheese

Because basic grilled cheese with its ooey gooey insides just didn’t seem indulgent enough, we coated the outside with Parmesan that crisps to a crisp, crunchy golden brown. You may never go back to the classic grilled cheese.

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  • 15 M
  • 15 M
  • 0
White bowl with quinoa chili, red kidney beans, tomatoes, black beans, chopped avocado, grated, cheese, tortilla chips, a black spoon

Quinoa Chili

A vegetarian’s delight. Quinoa, black beans, kidney beans, tomatoes, onions, and garlic are cooked in a broth infused with chili powder, cumin, cinnamon, and unsweetened cocoa.

  • 15 M
  • 50 M
  • 3
An asparagus-fried egg panini with arugula and Tallegio cheese sliced in half in parchment paper

Asparagus and Fried Egg Panini

essentially a grown-up riff on grilled cheese that we’d happily indulge in every single day—morning, noon, night, and anytime in between.

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  • 25 M
  • 35 M
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