Tough on the outside, sweet on the inside, delicious pineapple adds a tropical touch to dishes sweet and savory.
Love fresh salmon but not the fresh price? Substitute affordable canned salmon for frugal and flavorful seafood feasts.
Packed with vitamins C and K, broccoli is a powerful anti-oxidant. When prepared one of these 15 ways, inexpensive frozen broccoli becomes a powerful appetite stimulant.
A staple in frugal pantries the world over, cabbage is full of nutrients, low in pesticides, and inexpensive. Add cabbage to your diet with one of these classic preparations.
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.
The humble black bean is so much more than than a low-cost staple. Try some of these delicious (and ingenious) ways to prepare the healthy Latin legume.
Today we found some fantastic articles on dinner recipes for $2 or less, where spending money could save you money, and resume red flags to avoid.
Oats are jam-packed with nutritious goodies, but what to do if you hate oatmeal? Here are 11 (other) ways to enjoy this amazing grain.
Freezer meals are a busy parent's best friend. These nine freezer-friendly soups are perfect for keeping your family warm on those chilly fall nights.
Think oatmeal is the only use for oats? No way. This versatile grain can eliminate odors, give you glowing skin, and much more.
Sweet-and-salty snacks can satisfy two mighty cravings at once. Make your own quickly and cheaply with these delicious recipes.
From healthy fizzy juices to root beer actually made from roots, from simple seltzer recipes to fermented treats, discover all the ways to make soda at home.
Using up leftover bread is not only frugal, it's delicious. Make sure you eat every last crumb of that aging loaf with these recipes.
Stocking these staples will help you create fast, frugal, and healthy Italian meals.
From southern comfort to old-world classics, these atypical theme menus will have your guests falling on their knees and hearing angels' voices.
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.
Welcome to my third and final installment about making your own condiments. I have now experimented with mayonnaise, ketchup, and finally, mustard.
Making your own salad dressings will cut down on expense, waste and your waistline. Here are the top 5 favorite salad dressings, in their easy homemade versions.
In addition to the more traditional pie fillings and jams, here are the 6 unique ways we plan on using our cherries.
Here’s a quick tutorial on how to master the art of good brown gravy (sometimes called “pan gravy”) -- and why you’ll want to add it to a few meals here
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