Slide background


Slide background

Eat for

40 Cents

A Day

Header Typography
Slide background


Slide background

From the Pantry

Taco Soup

Slide background

Tight Budget?

How To Eat Beans Every Night

Slide background
Cut Expenses
When You Think There's Nothing Left to Cut
Slide background


Meatless Chili

Slide background

Frugal Fashion

The $1 Dress

From the Blog

Red Dress The Prudent Homemaker
Frugal Weight Loss: Overcoming the Myths that Say You Have to Spend Money to Lose Weight
Dress: Amazon -- Earrings: homemade--Shoes: Naturalizer Losing weight is one of the most common goals that people have. It's a big business, t...
Continue Reading...
Salad Produce The Prudent Homemaker
Last Week's Frugal Accomplishments
I planted seeds for Armenian cucumbers, red noodle beans, pumpkins, lettuce, basil and sunflowers in the garden. I made lemonade from our lemons...
Continue Reading...
March View From the Door The Prudent Homemaker
Bloom Where You Are Planted
It's in the upper-80's here (about 30º C) and I'm spending every possible minute outside, working in the garden. I am working to make a more abundant ...
Continue Reading...
Open Door in Spring The Prudent Homemaker
Frugal Accomplishments For the Second Week of March
It was so incredibly beautiful this week. I cut daffodils from the garden for the table. We celebrated a simple birthday celebration for a child a...
Continue Reading...
Daffodils in the Garden The Prudent Homemaker
Last Week's Frugal Accomplishments
I watched the bees working on the apple tree blossoms. I sowed seeds for lettuce, Swiss chard, alpine strawberries, New Zealand Spinach, nasturtium...
Continue Reading...


Garlic Chicken Rice


Serves 10

2 cups long grain white rice
2 cup angel hair pasta (vermicelli), broken into tiny pieces
8 Tbsp butter
10 cups water
10 tsp Knorr Chicken Bullion powder
4 tsp dried parsley flakes
2 Tbsp onion powder
2 tsp granulated garlic or garlic powder


Melt butter in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add rice and vermicelli. Stir regularly to make sure the rice and pasta don't burn. Cook until the pasta is light brown.

Add water and spices, stirring well.

Turn heat to high and bring mixture to a boil. Once it boils, turn heat to low and cover pan with a lid. Cook 15 minutes or until all the water is absorbed.



Notes: If you only have spaghetti noodles instead of vermicelli, you can substitute those instead.

I buy the rice, onion powder, and garlic powder in bulk from Sam's Club. I get the chicken bullion Walmart in a large container (2.2 lbs). 

I buy pasta for .50 a pound. It goes on sale for that price at Smith's twice a year.


Flourish 1

 Introduction Sidebar 2017

Start HereMy Story

                           FOLLOW ME

               FACEBOOK              PINTEREST

The Kitchen Garden Sidebar
Sewing Project Sidebar
Grow Your Own Herbal Tea Sidebar
Grocery Shopping Sidebar
Learn to Can Sidebar
Grow Flowers for Less Sidebar