Thanksgiving Dinner, Aldi Style

Of all American holidays, Thanksgiving is arguably the most intense when it comes to cooking. American families are more likely to engage in complicated cooking on Thanksgiving than on most other holidays of the year. What’s more, some of the things families make for Thanksgiving can be themselves complicated: the…

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Chef’s Cupboard French Fried Onions (and Green Bean Casserole Recipe)

French Fried Onions

With the holiday season now in full swing, green bean casserole will be making its annual appearance on many family dinner tables. For years, I’ve been purchasing Aldi’s Chef’s Cupboard French Fried Onions to make green bean casserole, and no one ever suspects I’m using ingredients that aren’t name brand.…

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Swedish-Style Meatballs

swedish meatballs

Move over, Ikea Swedish meatballs. We’re cooking at home tonight. If you have a hankering for meatballs but don’t want to drive to the cavernous furniture store to get them, try this recipe from the appetizer section of Aldi’s website. The Recipe: Ingredients: For the Meatballs – Carlini Canola Cooking…

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