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The Frugal Bungler

The Frugal Bungler
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Living In: Modesto, California, USA
Member Since: Dec. 2003
Cooking Level: Expert
Cooking Interests: Grilling & BBQ, Mexican, Healthy
Hobbies: Gardening, Hiking/Camping
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Recipe Reviews 11 reviews
Maryland Crab Soup
I've never had Maryland Crab Soup before, cripe i've haven't even been to Maryland. I did really like this soup and will make it again in the summer when I sub in some fresh sweet corn and some fresh pacific dungeness crab. I will likely cut a little Old Bay, and add additional beef broth as the broth was delish and a little heat for personal taste. I used canned crab (1.5 lbs and adjusted the other ingredients accordingly) as it was given to me. The whole pot consisting of 14 servings cost me only $ 2.66 to make, frugal indeed, as were the calories. Thanks for the post.

1 user found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Mar. 16, 2010
Slow-Cooker Posole
Spouse and I agreed 3 1/2 stars, but it did get better over time. The canned enchilada sauce made the flavor bitter intially, but it mellowed. I think I will try it again with spaghetti sauce, chili colorado sauce, or a homemade or gourmet enchilada sauce. I will lose the sliced onions, either chop, dice or even mince they were too big for the spoon and overwhelmed that bite. I think i may saute with garlic then add to the crock. Overall good recipe, will be fun to play with, frugal calories wise and inexpensive to make. Thanks for the post.

8 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Feb. 3, 2009
Barbara's Hot Sauce
This was exactly what I was looking for a great hot/taco sauce good enough for everyday use. Will double the jalapenos next time, and add more garlic too.

11 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Jul. 19, 2006

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