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Category: Freezer Cooking & OAMC

Frugal Mom's Guide to Once a Month Cooking

Frugal Mom’s Guide to Once a Month Cooking

If you are working harder and enjoying your family less… …could be you are spending extra time in your kitchen that could be better spent enjoying your life.  You’ve had a busy day, running errands, carpooling the kids, or maybe you’ve been at work all day. It is 5:00 and you’re finally home. As you [...]

Learn Once a Month Cooking in 7 Easy Steps

Learn Once a Month Cooking in 7 Easy Steps

An Overview of Once a Month Cooking What follows is a simple overview of once a month cooking.  Once a month cooking (also called once a week cooking or freezer cooking) is an incredible way to save money and time each month.  The concept is very simple – you cook all of your meals for [...]

OAMC: Egg Rolls for the Freezer

OAMC: Egg Rolls for the Freezer

Your family will love homemade egg rolls that you can serve fresh, or you can make them as a once a month cooking or freezer meal! Recently my library had a book sale and I got some really great cookbooks.  One of them was called Oriental Cookbook and while the cookbook has great recipes, the [...]

Zucchini Soup - OAMC Recipe

Zucchini Soup – OAMC Recipe

This recipe was sent in by Debbie, a Frugal Mom reader.  I love receiving your recipes, so if you have a freezer recipe, oamc recipe, or a frugal recipe, email it to me and I’ll post it! . Zucchini Soup I love to make the first portion of this recipe during zucchini (and yellow squash) [...]

The Everything Freezer Meals Cookbook Giveaway Extravaganza!

The Everything Freezer Meals Cookbook Giveaway Extravaganza!

We have winners!!!  I want to thank everyone who entered – all of your ‘favorite things to cook’ sound wonderful and I wish I had ALL your recipes! Congratulations to the First Place Winner: Post # 75 Chastity Burton: I reposted on Facebook! And the 2 cookbook winners are: Post # 32 Beth: Now that [...]

Spicy Hawaiian Sliders for the Freezer

Spicy Hawaiian Sliders for the Freezer

A few days ago I made a batch of these sliders and they were a huge hit with the kids. Keep them on hand for a quick and easy snack, lunch or dinner! If you want to spice them up even more, try substituting sliced banana peppers for the pickles. Ingredients: 3 lb. ground beef [...]

The Solution for Leftover Tomato Paste:  Freeze It!

The Solution for Leftover Tomato Paste: Freeze It!

I use tomato paste quite a bit in cooking, but don’t often use an entire can.  If you have the same problem, you can now use your freezer to save the leftovers.   By freezing tomato paste you can also save money in the long run by purchasing the large 12-ounce can of tomato paste, [...]

Italian Eggplant Bites for the Freezer

Italian Eggplant Bites for the Freezer

This is a delicious once a month cooking recipe for all you eggplant lovers.  I absolutely love eggplant parmigana, but I am the only one in my family who enjoys it.  So instead of making an entire casserole just for myself, I came up with this recipe.  It is almost like an eggplant pizza!  I [...]

6 Bulk Ground Beef Ideas for the Freezer

6 Bulk Ground Beef Ideas for the Freezer

So  you took advantage of a supermarket sale and brought home mega amounts of ground beef.  Now what?  You can break it down into portions and freeze it, or better yet you can organize and shape it into meals, and then freeze it! 6 Bulk Ground Beef Ideas for the Freezer 1.  Mix ground beef [...]

Once a Month Cooking Recipes

Once a Month Cooking Recipes

p5rn7vb All my once a month cooking recipes have 2 sections: Cooking Day:  Refers to the cooking and preparation you do on the day that you freeze. Serving Day:   Refers to what must be done on the day you serve the meal. The following recipes are a few of my family’s favorite once a [...]

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