Food and Drink — Enjoy our buffet of expert tips and recipes for cooking, drinking, and eating out in style regardless of your budget.

Popular

15 Chicken Leg and Thigh Recipes From Around the World

chicken dish
Tired of trying to make chicken breast interesting? The humble and affordable chicken leg quarter offers the frugal cook lots of flavor, lots of value, and lots of variety.

Latest Articles in Food and Drink

How to Enjoy the 12 Foods People Love to Hate

Ewww, gross, I'm not eating that! But you should! These foods are super healthy, and when prepared right, super delicious.

Wise Bread Reloaded: Is Eating More Produce the Secret to Happiness and Wellbeing?

Fruits and vegetables are good for your mental health, too. Learn why and how you can eat more of them.

Best Money Tips: Save Money on Beer

Today we found some fantastic articles on saving money on beer, inexpensive date ideas, and saving more on dental care.

The Easiest, Cheapest Way to Make Delicious Dumplings

Who doesn't love dumplings? Enjoy them more often, for much less than store bought, with this quick and easy dumpling making routine.

10 Delicious Freeze-Ahead Dinners for Busy Fall Weeknights

Make dinner in a jiffy with these easy, freeze ahead meals. Just thaw, cook, and eat. Cleanup is a snap, too!

10 Packed Lunch Ideas You'll Want to Steal From Your Kids

Getting everybody's lunch ready weekday mornings can be a real chore. Save time and money with these lunches enjoyed by kids and parents alike.

The Best and Worst Things to Buy at Farmers' Markets

Your local farmers' market is a great source of frugal and healthful food — as long as you know what to buy and what to leave on the table.

15 Easy Fall Pizzas

Abundant autumn vegetables (and fruits) are just appearing on grocer's shelves, just in time for easy, delicious Fall pizza.

10 Grocery Store Secrets Only the Pros Know

Even food shopping pros may be unaware of these grocery store secrets.

7 Fresh Veggies You Can Grow From Kitchen Scraps

Don't discard those onion tops or avocado seeds! Plant them in your garden instead and grow your own.

Best Money Tips: Eat Better Food For Less

Today we found some awesome articles on eating better food for less, making big life decisions, and cheap baby essentials under $30.

Are You Eating the 10 Most Over-Priced Restaurant Menu Items?

It's no secret that dining out costs more than dining in. A Wise Bread writer runs the numbers on her local grubberies and to find out how much more.

9 Satisfying Stir-Fries in 20 Minutes or Less

The wok is a one-pot wonder — toss in the ingredients, stir, and in minutes you have a delicious dish. Try these recipes for a quick weeknight dinner.

10 Foods With the Most Bang for Your Buck

It's easy to buy a lot of calories for little (just eat junk food). Guess what? It's also easy to buy a lot of nutrition for a little money.

18 Pantry Foods That Keep Longer Than You Think

How long will a jar of dried beans keep? 10 Years! Learn how long your pantry items actually keep and stop wasting food.

The 12 Most Dangerous Foods You're Buying

Bacteria, heart disease, and cancer, oh my! These are the most dangerous foods you're probably buying.

12 New Ways Restaurants Trick You to Spend More

From anchoring to the Midas Touch, learn how restaurateurs and their employees exploit consumer psychology to get you to spend more.

The 6 Most Surprisingly Unhealthy Beverages

Six reasons a cool glass of water is always the right choice when you're thirsty (and it's probably cheaper than these unhealthful beverages, too).

Best Money Tips: Steps to Grocery Savings Without Double Coupons

Today we found some fantastic articles on grocery savings without double coupons, things that annoy hiring managers, and coming to grips with paying your rent on time.

10 Delicious But Difficult Recipes Made Easy

Enjoy pasta or Hollandaise but don't enjoy the effort and the fuss? Try these easy versions of those and eight other challenging dishes.