Beans, beans, beans, the magical… never mind.
Meat Substitutes- what kind of beans to use in your recipes. Convert any recipe to meatless!
Save at the Store
Meat Calculations choosing the cheapest cut, whether bone-in or boneless.
Real Food, Frugal Food
Compromises can save money Know what matters to you, spend accordingly
Working the budget How I spend $2.35 per person, per day
How can I stay in budget? A reader asks for help
Making the List - a food plan working with a menu plan is the biggest money saver of all in the kitchen.
Frugal in the Kitchen
Does Maple Syrup go bad? How to salvage real maple syrup from mold.
Freezing Fruit Preserving peaches or other fruit when its cheap and in season.
Powdered Milk? Yuck! How to get your kids to take the stuff from the envelope.
Cheap Non-Stick Cooking Spray Substitute No need to spend on fancy cans full of propellant
Cream of Mushroom, Cream of Chicken, Cream of Celery soup make your own and save a bundle.
Convert a bread machine recipe to a stand mixer recipe baking your own bread is cheaper and tastes oh, so good!