Pita

Pita Bread

Oh the fascinating world of flat breads… Although the ingredients for this pita are different from naan, the execution is almost exactly the same. The only difference here is that you bake them in...

Peppermint Marshmallows

Peppermint Marshmallows

Need more homemade gift ideas? You’ve gotta try these peppermint marshmallows from Martha Stewart. Even if you’re not doing homemade gifts this year, this is a really fun weekend project to do with your...

Cinnamon Biscotti

Cinnamon Spice Biscotti

It’s gift giving season and there has been a lot of talk on Budget Bytes Facebook about making gifts to give. These Cinnamon Spice Biscotti make a great gift that can be wrapped up...

Pasta e Fagioli

Pasta e Fagioli

The more I cook, the more challenging, complex and lengthy my recipes get. But sometimes all you want is a quick “dump and heat” recipe for those busy week nights. This recipe totally fits...

No-Knead Ciabatta - BudgetBytes.com

No-Knead Ciabatta

(Updated 10-26-15) I know, man can not live on bread alone. So I’m a little obsessed with baking bread lately… humor me. There will be more “real food” soon, promise. You may remember this...

French Bread Pizza

French Bread Pizza

French bread pizzas are a classic week night dinner because they are super fast, ridiculously easy, customizable and (of course) inexpensive! Most people know how to or have made french bread pizzas before but...

Tilapia Fish Sticks

Tilapia Fish Sticks

Is anyone else as freaked out by fish sticks as I am? I mean, they’re greasy, sometimes slimy and smell fishy. Yet for some strange reason, every now and then, I get a MAJOR...

Tartar Sauce

Tartar-Like Sauce

I’m calling this “tartar-like sauce” because I don’t really know what it is. Well, it’s the sauce listed with this recipe but changed a whole bunch to fit what I have in my refrigerator...

King Arthur Baguettes

King Arthur Baguettes

I am on the hunt for the perfect baguette recipe. I live in New Orleans so really good french bread is everywhere… but I want it to be in my oven too. The perfect...

Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving!

I know I’m a little bit late saying this but… HAPPY THANKSGIVING! I wanted to let you know how much I appreciate you, Budget Bytes readers. Because of you I have learned many things,...

Chai Concentrate

Chai Concentrate

I was really really excited when I saw this post over on Judicial Peach the other day. Homemade chai is something that I’ve been wanting to make for quite some time. Never did I...

Beef & Barley Soup

Beef and Barley Soup

Ahhh… The perfect soul-warming soup. Hearty and delicious, this hodgepodge of meat, vegetables and grains will keep you going through those dark, dreary days of winter (does it really have to start getting dark...