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- Basic Bean Cookery
All jokes aside about "the musical fruit," beans are a great food to sing the praises of in ALL economic times. Cheap, tasty, convenient and good-for-you too. Tips and recipes.
- Basic Foods for Fridge, Freezer and Cupboard
Ideas and recipes for basic foods that will combine and re-combine into a variety of meals. It's like a buying an all-purpose wardrobe for your kitchen.
- Easy Ground Beef Recipes from Your Freezer
Think beyond ground beef patties with these ideas -- plus make them when you have time and eat them later.
- Supermarket Savings: 16 Tips that Total BIG Bucks!
16 tips that DON'T have you making every food from scratch. They could save you a couple of thousand dollars a year!
- Ingredient Substitutions
Avoid buying foods you'll seldom use or wasting gas for a trip to the store for a missing ingredient.
- Making a Meal with What's on Hand
Some ideas of alternates for such staples as bread for sandwiches.
- Food Safety Checklist for "Planned-Over Foods"
Making extra food for later meals can save time and money as long as you don't let it make you sick. Think of the George Carlin quote: “Leftovers make you feel good twice. First, when you put it away, you feel thrifty and intelligent: ‘I’m saving food!’ Then a month later when blue hair is growing out of the ham, and you throw it away, you feel really intelligent: ‘I’m saving my life!’”
- Cleaning the Kitchen Cupboard: Toss or Save?
Learn how to save and manage your investment in kitchen staples such as flour, sugar, oil, etc.
- Reducing the Size of Recipes
Avoid making more than you need by making less -- here are some tips for doing it.