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Feeding Large Families Without Breaking the Bank

Last post 04-23-2009 11:15 AM by Polka Dot. 4 replies.
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  • 04-21-2009 10:59 PM

    • Brandy
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    Feeding Large Families Without Breaking the Bank

     Having fed nine at one time and in a travel trailer no less, I know the hassle of not only being able to afford healthy foods but also in preparing meals for so many people. I don't have to feed so many anymore and I now have the luxury of a conventional kitchen but an article from Backwoods Home magazine caught my attention. I wanted to share this with those of you who are still spreading the food around the big dinner table.

     Feeding Large Families

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  • 04-21-2009 11:26 PM In reply to

    • gayla50
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    Re: Feeding Large Families Without Breaking the Bank

    thank you Brandy alot of recipes there I will be trying ..  when our family gets together there alot of us ..  

    Gayla

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  • 04-22-2009 11:34 PM In reply to

    Re: Feeding Large Families Without Breaking the Bank

    Whew, those are some BIG ingredient amounts!  Now that I'm no longer cooking for the multitude, I'll have to divide them down to try them.  Jackie's a great cook - it'll be good!  Liz

  • 04-23-2009 7:23 AM In reply to

    • Brandy
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    Re: Feeding Large Families Without Breaking the Bank

    TizzyLizzy:
    Whew, those are some BIG ingredient amounts! 
     

    Large families usually eat in big amounts, LOL!

    TizzyLizzy:
    Now that I'm no longer cooking for the multitude

    I don't miss cooking for a horde at all. I prefer cooking for a family but for nine in a small space was a bit too stressful.

     

     

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  • 04-23-2009 11:15 AM In reply to

    Re: Feeding Large Families Without Breaking the Bank

    Thanks for the article.  I'm saving it for future reference- someone can benefit.  Besides, there are good standard recipes.  I'm glad to read about people who "somehow make room in their hearts, homes, & dinner tables" for family and friends, in a time of need. 

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