How to get free food or discounted food from Restaurants

McAlister's Club Sandwich

Try these tried and true methods for getting free food or discounted food from your favorite restaurants.

Going out to eat these days can be so expensive, especially if you have three kids like we do. Families these days are often so busy that they rarely have time to cook dinner and are forced to eat out during the week. This can be so expensive. I am going to show you a few tips and tricks that we use to get free or discounted food from your favorite chain restaurants. Follow along with these tried and true methods that we often use when we are heading out on the town. Continue reading “How to get free food or discounted food from Restaurants”

Southern Food Junkie Chili

Chili cooking in the Dutch Oven
Chili cooking in the Southern Food Junkie test kitchen

Southern Food Junkie World Famous Hot Dog Chili

Yesterday was the official “first day of Spring” and you know what that means, it is time for longer days and warmer weather. The time has come upon us when we break out our old grills and clean them up. We get out our bristle brushes and scrape off all the old crude from the previous grilling season. This signals the time through some hot dogs and hamburgers on the grill. We all know that nothing is better for a hot dog and hamburger (think Carolina burger) than good chili. After all, what is a hot dog without chili? We think it should be a crime. That is why we are finally sharing our world famous (at least we think so, haha) Southern Food Junkie Chili with the world. Continue reading “Southern Food Junkie Chili”

The Loose Moose Cottage Concord NC

Great Wolf Lodge Concord, NC

Fancy buffet dining inside Great Wolf Lodge at The Loose Moose Cottage

I have, to be honest with you, I am not a big fan of buffets. Especially the franchise restaurants you go to like Golden Corral and Ryan’s, yeah not a fan of those. Most of the time the food is bland, and taste like it all came out of a can. What I am a fan of, though, is buffets at little country restaurants. The quality is better and the place is usually cleaner. Now on a recent overnight stay at Great Wolf Lodge (Click link for that post) in Concord, NC, we ate at a buffet restaurant. This is the review of The Loose Moose Cottage in Concord, NC. Continue reading “The Loose Moose Cottage Concord NC”

Great Wolf Lodge

Story Time at Great Wolf Lodge

A fun family atmosphere at Great Wolf Lodge in Concord, NC

Right before Christmas this past year we moved out of our home and into a temporary place to stay. We are a little cramped for room and since the kids have plenty of toys we thought it would be nice to tell the grandparents to get them something other than toys. We had this great idea to take them to Great Wolf Lodge in Concord, NC. Continue reading “Great Wolf Lodge”

Texas Hash

Texas Hash

Try this quick, easy, and delicious Texas Hash Recipe!

Ok, Let say it is Monday night and it has been a rough day. You get home and think, I got to cook tonight but I really do not want to. You did not lay anything out to cook. You need something that is good and quick to fix for supper. What do you do? Well, I got the perfect recipe for you, Texas Hash. Texas Hash is a combination of hamburger meat, stewed tomatoes, green peppers, spices then served over rice.  If you did not have any meat thawed, just defrost your hamburger meat and you are golden. Continue reading “Texas Hash”

The Junction Landrum, SC

The Junction Landrum SC

The Junction is serving up a country style buffet that will leave you with a smile

Take a drive down South Carolina Scenic Highway 11 from Campobello, SC to Landrum SC and you will come to an intersection, a junction. Sitting on one of the corners is a rustic building with old Glory waving as you pass by. Stepping through the doors is like taking a time travel back to a simpler time when food was simple but good.  This is the restaurant review for The Junction in Landrum, SC.  Continue reading “The Junction Landrum, SC”