Pizza is a family favorite and a shelf cookers dream! Make homemade pizza and have dinner ready in 30 minutes (or less). There’s NO waiting around for the crust to rise!
This homemade refried beans recipe is so delicious, it’ll have you humming mariachi tunes. Fix them as a side dish, use them in burritos instead of meat, or mix them WITH ground meat to make it stretch! This cheap staple is a MUST for any shelf cooking kitchen.
Our crockpot chili recipe is so good, you won’t know what hit you! It’s great to make for a crowd and it freezes phenomenally. Your biggest struggle will be figuring out what to pair it with. Lucky for you, we have a great list of options!
Stop going out to eat just to get your broccoli cheddar soup fix! Make it at home and be wowed at how easy and quick it is from start to finish. Save some money and use what you’ve got to make this delicious recipe.
This versatile ingredient is one that you don’t want to run out of! Turn to a chicken broth substitute that you likely have in your pantry or fridge for those rare times that you do run out. You can also make your own using our super simple recipe!
A good rice bowl is hard to beat and it’s one of our favorite ways to stretch some meat. Make this copycat Cafe Rio sweet pork recipe for your next bowl or burrito. You can thank us later!
Pasta! It’s cheap, hearty, can feed a crowd, and is so. darn. versatile. Forget needing a recipe, build your own pasta using what you have! The whole family will love it and you won’t have to go to the store to grab any ingredients for it.
A steak quesadilla is the best way to stretch one of the most expensive meats into a meal for your whole family. Plus, they can be made from LEFTOVERS!