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  • Lemon Pan Fried Pork Chops

    This is an easy sillet recipe with some basic ingredients.
    Posted to Forum by Brandy on Sat, Feb 2 2013
  • Cooking on a Budget

    Allrecipes has a good looking page for ideas on cooking for less. Are you able to cook on a budget, how are you making it happen?
    Posted to Forum by Brandy on Sun, Jan 20 2013
  • Re: The Poor Man's Pot: Soups On!

    This hearty tomato, zucchini and spinach soup is very good! It costs $7.31 to make ($1.05 per serving). This website Po' Man Meals has the prices for every recipe and they are all low cost. HTH!
    Posted to Forum by frugalfoodie on Mon, Jan 7 2013
  • Re: New 2013 Thread: Frugal Food of the Week (Intro/Start)

    There is crockpot recipe for slowcooker mexican chicken that I love. It has the usual ingredients for mexican chicken but includes a tasty addition of pinto beans. It costs $7.53 to make ($1.26 per person). The recipe is here . I love this forum. Nice find!
    Posted to Forum by frugalfoodie on Mon, Jan 7 2013
  • September One Harvest

    One Harevest is the newest program offering food boxes. Are you making an order this month? What do you think of the menu? September Menu Read more about dollar stretchers and food programs Do you trust new food programs?
    Posted to Forum by Brandy on Fri, Sep 7 2012
  • Dollar Store Eating

    For many, the $1 prices from many dollar stores are beating the cost of $1.09, $1.29 or more that other stores are charging for the same kind of product. What's on your regular menus that has come from the dollar store?
    Posted to Forum by Brandy on Wed, Mar 28 2012
  • Lowering Food Costs

    When we begin trying to control finances, lowering the food expense can be the easiest place to start and the one we can quickly see results. What are your best tips to making a food budget and sticking to it to help someone starting out with better finances?
    Posted to Forum by Brandy on Wed, Jul 27 2011
  • Dark Meat from the Chicken

    The stores around me usually have the better deals on the dark meat portions of chicken.Only the children really like the taste but I have found that this meat can be used in a variety of dishes with gravy or sauce to stretch the budget. Do you use the dark meat to save on your food expense? What are...
    Posted to Forum by Brandy on Wed, Jul 13 2011
  • Shopping and Cooking in July

    It's another month. Get out your receipt books, lists, coupon binders and whatever else you use to keep track of your grocery spending. We start a new month of budgeting. What is your budget this month? Are you well stocked and ready to be frugal?
    Posted to Forum by Brandy on Fri, Jul 1 2011
  • Eating Healthy on a Budget

    With prices rising, it gets harder to afford good choices. Are you maintaining a healty diet without breaking the bank?
    Posted to Forum by Brandy on Wed, Jun 15 2011
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