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
Leftover Halloween candy can be a treat or an annoyance. If your kids came home with a huge stash, or you have many leftovers from your own home, the tummy aches can put a kibosh o
All you need is a basic, stocked kitchen and widely available ingredients to prepare these travel-friendly recipes.
I’ve managed to cut my grocery bill in half, but I’ve struggled with one set of expenses more than I ever though possible. I use a lot of spices and every time I turn around, I fee
Time is a precious commodity in the mornings, but there are options beyond the drive through. Some of these recipes can be made even cheaper, if you’re willing to put in a
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