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November 2009

It's hard to believe November is almost over. Seems like only yesterday it was Halloween, now we're rapidly moving toward December. As mentioned earlier, The Cheap Gourmet is giving away a fabulous Holiday Greeting Card Gift pack consisting of 10 "Merry Christmas", 5 "Thank You" and 10 "Happy New Year" cards. The monetary value of this giveaway is $25, but this is a gift that keeps on giving. Read more →


Thanksgiving and Holiday Dessert Recipe Resources

If you are reading this, chances are you're scrambling for Thanksgiving and holiday dessert recipes. The good news is you've come to the right place! Below I've listed my five favorite dessert resources. Each source provides dozens of yummy treats to serve on turkey day or throughout the holiday season. I know you're short on time, so let's get down to dessert business! Read more →


Thanksgiving Menu Ideas, Recipes, Cooking Tips and How-To Video Resources

Tired of the same ole' Thanksgiving menu? Ready to venture out and try new and exciting recipes? In need of cooking tips or searching for how-to videos that provide step-by-step cooking instructions? If so, you'll love the following Thanksgiving menu ideas and cooking resources! Read more →


Thanksgiving is rapidly approaching and many of us are in need of outstanding recipes that will impress our guests and provide a moist, tender turkey. Today, I'd like to share my favorite Thanksgiving turkey recipe resources and hope they help you find the perfect recipe for your holiday feast. Read more →


Thanksgiving Healthy Holiday Cooking Menu Planner

It's hard to believe Thanksgiving is only six days away! If you are looking for healthy alternatives to traditional holiday fare, I'd like to share The Cheap Gourmet Thanksgiving Healthy Holiday Cooking Menu Planner. Read more →


I am pleased to announce the confirmed Alouette Cheese Gourmet Fall Giveaway Winner. Although it took three tries, Viveca Stone-Berry has claimed her prize and Alouette is in the process of sending her gorgeous cheeseboard, free gourmet cheeses, and all the other goodies that came with the giveaway. Read more →


Second Announcement: Alouette Cheese Fall Gourmet Cheese Giveaway

Dear Readers, I am attempting to give the amazing Alouette Cheese Fall Gourmet Cheese Giveaway to the randomly selected winner. The first winner was contacted three times via email and her name was published on the blog. Unfortunately, she never contacted The Cheap Gourmet to confirm her mailing address. On Wednesday evening, a second winner was randomly selected by Contest... Read more →


ANNOUNCEMENT: Winner of Alouette Gourmet Fall Cheese Giveaway

Drumroll please.... The winner of the Alouette Cheese: "Let's Slow Down and Savor Life Wine and Cheese Giveaway is.... Samantha Lim. Samantha's suggestion to slow down and savor life is "When taking the bus home, get off a few stops earlier and enjoy the walk". Read more →