A round-up of today’s food related things…
Ohhh,man…. Chilli Cheese Tater Tots. I probably would use beans instead of the beef.
Use it Up: Potato Water – How to recycle the water you boiled taters in…use it for other food or water your plants with it.
How do I make rice more interesting? – This is a reader-submitted question over at The Kitchn but I’m asked this a lot ,too. The editor has some good suggestions but the comments sections is full of ideas. Yes, I’m telling you to read the comments. Might be the only time I ever do that…
You know how I’m always complaining about the repetitive budget shopping tips lists (that often have some WTF Tips,ya know?) …and “budget meals” that are like my whole budget for a week? Next-Level Tips for Saving Money on Your Grocery Bill
(And yes, I still DO advocate foraging and freeganism…. like, if you’re not trespassing or going to get arrested for it. Poor people can’t afford none of that nonsense)
28 Recipes to Celebrate Spring – Spring! I am so excited. The best thing about cooking w/ seasonal ingredients is that they are often less expensive when in season.
I still have some cabbage to use up from that whole Corned Beef & Cabbage affair. Might try the cabbage salad idea ~here~
Because some people like their food & politics separate (as if there is such a thing!) , from now on the weekly wrap-ups will be one for food and one for the other stuff *insert smiley face here*
(I’m trying to use less emoticons in the New Year)
80 Gluten-Free Slow Cooker Recipes -most look pretty frugal.
15 Ways to Preserve Lemons | Punk Domestics -lemons are on of those things in season right now, so make the most of it.
Cheesy Leftover Mashed Potato Pancakes Recipe | Just a Taste- a great use for leftover mashed potatoes. Or maybe a way to use potatoes in a different way
Saving Money with Powdered Milk | Hillbilly Housewife – Powdered milk is inexpensive but it’s also one of those thing food banks give to everyone in a standard package. That link has a lot of great info.
How to Eat on a Beans-and-Rice Budget when Your Husband Hates Beans – Bean Hater Husband in my house,too. I’m sure he’ll be ok but I do try to make some adjustments for him
Poor to Rich a Day at a Time: Lentil Loaf -Lentil Loaf. Like meatloaf but cheaper.
A Life Beyond Money: How to Avoid Produce Waste -just some tips.
Homemade Pop Tarts from Once A Month Mom | – Hey, I love pop tarts…I just don’t like all the preservatives & crap in them. I would probably use homemade pie crust for these (it’s not hard. i swear)
15 Minute Breakfast Pizza -cheap,easy & yumm-o