Restaurant Coupon Roundup | Buca di Beppo, Olive Garden, Carrabas + More!

Heading out to eat or shop this weekend? Don’t leave the house without these coupons!

:: Top Restaurant Coupons:

Blimpie – Free Regular Sub When You Buy Regular Sub & Drink (exp: 10/30/2014)
Bob Evans – Buy 1 Get 1 Free Breakfast Entree When You Buy 2 Drinks (exp: 10/1/2014)
Buca Di Beppo Coupons $10 Off 2 Pastas, Baked Pastas, or Entrees**
Carrabbas – $10 Off 2 Dinner Entrees (exp: 9/30/2014)
Marie Callenders – Buy 1 Entree Get 1 50% Off When You Buy 2 Drinks (exp: 10/10/2014)
Mimis Cafe – Buy 1 Get 1 Free Entree When You Buy 2 Drinks (exp: 9/28/2014)
Olive Garden – Buy 1 Entree Take 1 Home Free + Free Redbox Movie Rental (exp: 12/31/2014)
Outback Steakhouse – 10% Off Entire Purchase (exp: 9/21/2014)
Quick Chek – FREE Medium Pumpkin Spice Cappuccino (exp: 9/22/2014)
RaceTrac – FREE Cookie (exp: 9/30/2014)
Sweet Tomatoes – $29.99 Family Combo Including Beverages (exp: 9/24/2014)

Hungry for more restaurant deals? Check out the other recent restaurant coupons and freebies that I have posted.

Thanks Surviving The Stores!

Easy Dutch Apple Pie Recipe

Easy Dutch Apple Pie Recipe

I don’t know if it’s the sweetness, the juiciness or the crispness, but I seriously love apples, and I always love it when apple season finally rolls around and they are cheap and plentiful.

Whether I am eating apples plain or making them into Caramel Apple Cheesecake Bars, I just can’t get enough of this awesome fall fruit! That is why I was so excited to find this Easy Dutch Apple Pie recipe. It is SO good, and it completely satisfies my need for yummy apples.

If you love comfort foods (like this Easy Sausage Gravy and Biscuits recipe), you will love this Dutch Apple Pie recipe. From the buttery, flaky crust to the sweet, warm apples, it’s got “comfort food” written all over it! Plus, pair it with this Homemade Whipped Cream recipe, and it makes for an amazing combination. The mixture of the warm pie and the cool whipped cream just takes this amazingly delicious comfort food to a whole new level.

The biggest problem with comfort food, of course, is that it generally isn’t that healthy for you. Thankfully, with this easy Dutch Apple Pie recipe, you don’t have to worry too much. While it wouldn’t exactly be classified as “health food,” it really isn’t all that bad for you either. It’s made with tons of real food ingredients such as flour, eggs, apples, oatmeal and cinnamon–not a strange chemical concoction like what you would find in packaged treats from the grocery store or even canned apple fillings. Plus, the main ingredient is apples, and you know what they say–”An apple a day keeps the doctor away!”

If you are ready for an amazing fall treat, this Dutch Apple Pie recipe can’t be beat! Seriously, make it today!

Easy Dutch Apple Pie Recipe

Rating: 51

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Cook Time: 1 hour, 10 minutes

Total Time: 1 hour, 30 minutes

Easy Dutch Apple Pie Recipe


    For the Crust:
  • 1 cup Vegetable Shortening
  • 2 cup Flour
  • 1 Egg
  • 4 tbsp cold Water
  • 2 tsp White Vinegar
  • For the Filling:
  • 1/2 cup Sugar
  • 1/2 cup Brown Sugar
  • 1/4 cup Flour
  • 1 tsp Cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1/4 tsp Nutmeg
  • 3 lbs Granny Smith Apples (about 6 medium apples)
  • 1 tbsp cider vinegar
  • 1 tbsp Butter
  • For the Struesel:
  • 1/2 cup Flour
  • 1/2 cup Sugar
  • 1/2 cup Brown Sugar
  • 1/2 cup Uncooked Rolled Oats (not instant)
  • 3/4 tsp Cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp Nutmeg
  • 6 tbsp cold Butter, cut into small pieces


  1. Work the shortening in to the flour with a pastry cutter until texture resembles meal (you can also do this in your food processor)
  2. Beat the egg and add to mixture.
  3. Add cold water and vinegar and stir until just incorporated.
  4. Form in to a ball and place in a zippered bag.
  5. Flatten to about 1/2" with a rolling pin.
  6. Place bag in freezer for about 20 minutes
  7. Combine dry struesel ingredients in a large bowl and whisk together.
  8. Add cold butter and work with a pastry cutter until dry mixture is fully incorporated.
  9. Crumble the mixture so that pieces are no larger than pea sized.
  10. Refrigerate until needed.
  11. Roll out pie crust on a floured surface and place in pie pan.
  12. Preheat the oven to 425.
  13. Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil to catch any spillover during baking and place in bottom third of oven.
  14. In a large bowl, combine sugar, brown sugar, flour and spices and mix well.
  15. Core, peel and slice apples into 1/4" or less slices.
  16. Add apples and vinegar to bowl and toss to coat.
  17. Put apples in crust and dot top with pieces of butter.
  18. Bake for 20 minutes.
  19. Remove from oven and top pie with struesel mixture.
  20. Reduce temperature to 375F and return pie to oven to cook for about 50 minutes more (when crust is golden and filling is bubbling). Note: watch the pie and if the struesel begins to get too brown, you can cover the top of the pie loosely with aluminum foil.
  21. Allow to cool before serving.
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Grocery Deals Updated | Giant Eagle Week of September 18, 2014

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The grocery store store deals and matchups pages have been updated with all the best bargains at Giant Eagle for the new sales!! Make sure that you check out, SmartSource and RedPlum for any printable coupons that you may need! Don’t forget that you can also access all of these deals through your smartphone […]

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Crockpot Recipes | Beef Roast With Tomato Sauce + More!

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I am always on the hunt for new crockpot recipes, especially for beef. I love these freezer to crockpot meals that I have for beef, but wanted to create something a little nicer for Sunday Dinner. I don’t have the greatest record of success with roasts in the oven but I really love a good […]

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Sunday Coupon Insert Sneak Peek | September 21, 2014

There is 1 confirmed Sunday Coupon Insert in the paper this weekend (September 21, 2014)… a SmartSource Insert. You can check it out on my Coupon Insert Preview page! Don’t forget to stop back Saturday morning for my weekly Coupon Insert Preview post, where I highlight what I think are the best coupons and let […]

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