How To Grow Culinary Herbs & Plants (Without a Yard). Or, how to be a budget gourmet.
to dine at The Bazaar, i'll have to cash out a 401k, but i can't afford that yet. i'll stick with jose andres' Chickpea Spinach Stew (which costs less than $10 to make)
Good cookware doesn't have to be expensive - Twospoons' budget-friendly picks (NZ based)
Tacos with Spam, a tasty treat in this economy.
Baked Pizza Frittata. The already easy frittata gets even easier. And dare I say more delicious?
Have an over-abundance of hard-boiled eggs after Easter? How about making Yooper Pickled Hot Pepper Eggs? B&B style!
Phyllo Scrolls with Mustard Greens, Feta, and Walnuts
Spicy Chicken and Super Sharp Cheddar Calzones. The Deja Food treatment gives leftovers something to shout about.
Quick Cannellini Bean & Ham Stew: the perfect dish on a wet and gray spring day.
Shrimp Enchiladas Verde Casserole: ridiculously simple, healthy and delicious.
Bowls of beautiful coconut curry rice noodles, one way I'm stretching my dining out dollars. Bet you can do just as good where you live!
Spruce SF chef shares budget recipe for Hangar Steak with Warm Bulgur Salad
Slow-cooked Cuban pork with FMC Mango Salsa and rice on tortillas. This is the good life.
2 chickens + 1 oven = 4 meals. that's cooking, more than the sum of its parts
Provence White Bean Puree. A.K.A. Mom's French Bean Dip. Delicious, nutritious, simple and insanely inexpensive.
How to cook dried beans: A tutorial.
Super Healthy and Satisfying: Kidney Beans Stewed in Red Wine with Tomatoes and Herbs
Juk, jook, congee, lugau: Whatever you call it rice porridge is serious comfort food. It may not cure the common cold, but it sure makes you feel better.
Penne and Peas - Will this be the most delicious Depression ever?
Recession Quiche ~ use up what you have...ham, ricotta, mozzarella, eggs, scallions and milk.
in this economy, ain't no shame in cube steak, especially if it becomes Chicken Fried Steak (+ other recipes for cube steak)
Recession meal #3 - turkey meatloaf. How do you stretch out your grocery dollars? Share your tips!
Snow + a $30 a week budget = SNOW CREAM!
Tomato Rosemary Veggie Soup - made for around $1.50 for the $30 Week Challenge
A tisket. A tasket. A Baked Egg In A Basket... Delicious, nutritious, simple to prepare and cheap! What's not to love?
“One of Rome’s favorite humble dishes,” Pasta and Chickpeas, comes together quickly, deliciously with the aid of pancetta and garlic.
when times are tough, use every part of the vegetable, from frond to root - salt cured pork belly with leeks
A deliciously crisp and tasty veggie wrap on a homemade tortilla which won't blow your calorie budget.
Hummus is like a blank palette, ready for your creative culinary combination of spices and ingredients. It is simple to make, delicious to eat, and very much a budget worthy recipe to grace your table.
In this economy, even restaurants are being frugal. eli zabar uses leftover doughnuts (unsold at the end of the day) and makes bread pudding
Tilapia with Chickpeas - the third meal for our recession/depression dinner series.
My $20 Gourmet Meal Challenge
Save money! Eat Eggs! Eggs with Mustard Croutons and Gruyère.
Caldo Verde is a typical Portuguese soup that uses few, inexpensive ingredients. It's comfort food at its best.