I love sweets, but by the time December gift-giving comes around, I can feel my cavities forming. Here are some savory alternatives to traditional sugary gifts.
Canned cranberry sauce is lame. Here are six ways to shine up that holiday staple, from chutney to booze-spiked berries to tart-cherry sauce.
Don't throw out your Thanksgiving mistakes; follow these tips to salvage everything from dry turkey to bad wine.
Recently we've grown tired of traveling to big, traditional Thanksgiving gatherings, so we decided to create new traditions for just the two of us.
Growing your own fruits and vegetables can provide a bounty of fresh produce. Here's what to do when things get a little too bountiful.
Learn how I made my best marinara sauce ever and easily processed 20 pounds of fruit with the same electricity-free tool.
Should you buy dried beans or canned? Discover which kind costs 50% less.
Getting rid of less, not just spending less, is one of the keys to saving money. Here are some tips to keep waste to a minimum in your kitchen.
Could you survive on one dollar worth of food per day? Vegan high school teachers Kerri Leonard and Christopher Greenslate endured an one month experiment where each of them consum
This easy recipe for homemade tortillas is fast, delicious and entirely gluten-free. The best part is, even your gluten-eating friends will enjoy them.
3 frugal, easy, and tasty recipes for the lazy and broke foodie.
Slaving away in the kitchen may not be such a chore once you start your own cooking club.
We all can make mistakes in the kitchen. Instead of throwing out what we think we have ruined, there are some handy tips that are so easy to do and can save an entire meal from the
The most simple-minded measure of your standard of living is how much money you spend: spending more equals living better. Reality is more complex. There are a lot of ways to li
Everyone knows that cooking is cheaper and healthier than eating out. It's also better (i.e. more to your taste) than eating out, and easier than eating out (no driving, parking,
It’s one of my favorite times of year. The volunteer mulberry trees in my yard have begun popping with mulberries, and the kids have come inside from a morning out in the yard wit
There are many families that share generational cooking traditions as a long standing family tradition. Since there are many families that are also feeling the pinch of the recessi
I doubt if the cost of yeast is really breaking your household budget. If you bake a lot you probably already buy yeast in bulk, so you're not paying the per-packet price anyway.
Here is an expert list of a dozen common ingredients that will add some flair to your dish — for less than you'd expect.
It doesn’t matter what it is: plums, fruit cocktail, or an awkward can of cranberries – it can sit there for years if not put to a creative use. When pennies must be pinched, the
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