With the temperatures dropping and days becoming shorter (I can’t believe it’s already dark out by dinnertime!), nothing beats a comforting, home-cooked meal that’s easy on the budget. I’ve been cooking more hot-dishes, casseroles and other “Minnesota” foods that are easy to put together and inexpensive. This is why I was happy when Simek’s contacted me to try some of their new Meatballs, Lasagna and recipes. Plus they’ve provided a prize pack for me to give away to one lucky Twin Cities Frugal Mom reader!
Simek’s is a local-woman owned company and their meatballs come in three different sizes and have flavor options of beef, turkey, sausage and Italian-style beef. With the meatballs already made and ready-to-go, it’s easy to put more time and creativity into the rest of the recipe! Simek’s has a lot of ideas for getting kids in the kitchen, such as “Meatball Mummies.” These ideas can be found on their Pinterest page. [Read more…]