Jessica Prudenti-Montalvo

Jessica is a home cook and baker with a background in science and an insatiable hankering for a good cup of coffee. She is forever on a quest to engineer her perfect chocolate chip cookie and dabbles as an amateur chocolatier. She lives in Las Vegas with her Shih Tzu, Armani.
The $1 Dessert Mix I Always Have Stashed in My Pantry
It can easily be made ahead with very little prep work.
Nov 18, 2022
This $2 Trader Joe’s Find Is a Must-Have for Fall Baking
It's also a favorite for year-round snacking!
Oct 29, 2022
The $2 Trader Joe’s Pasta Sauce That Won Over My Picky Italian Family
"Pasta is just the tip of the iceberg for fast and delicious dinners."
Oct 12, 2022
I Stock Up on This $2 Trader Joe’s Seasoning Before Summer Ends — And You Should Too
It’s a gem that can only be found during the summer months.
Sep 2, 2022
The Costco Cookout Staple I’m Stocking in My Fridge All Year Long
The price is hard to beat!
Aug 29, 2022
The $5 Freezer Staple I Eat for Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
I simply cannot get enough.
Aug 22, 2022
The $3 Pantry Staple I Use to Recreate My Favorite Diner Drink
I have fond memories standing in the kitchen as a little girl while my father whipped up an egg cream for us to share.
Aug 8, 2022
4 Costco Drinks You’ll Want to Buy on Repeat
Three refreshing drinks you'll want to pick up every time you shop, plus a bonus seasonal find you can snag while it's still in stock.
Jul 20, 2022
The Store-Bought Dressing I Use to Make Pasta Salad All Summer Long
It's just $5!
May 30, 2022
I Own a Small Chocolate Business and This Is the Only Brand of Baking Chips I Buy
The chocolate melts evenly and luxuriously. And the company stands for things we can all get behind.
Apr 23, 2022
I Have a Brilliant Solution That Completely Eliminates Double Dipping
It's also great for when you want a single serving of dip for yourself ... just because.
Feb 3, 2022