Daily Dozen:Fave recent links from The Kitchn

[contents: food,recipes,cooking tips] The Kitchn has been one of my favorite food sites out there for a long time. I have a lot of favorite food sites and blogs but I have to admit that the longer I do this Poor as Folk thing, the more my lens tends to focus on things I know…

No Food Wasted: Leftover Spinach Salad= Greek-ish Omelette

The phone rang and I have ADHD, so my omelette scorched , then plain just fell apart but you’re not here for pretty food photography, right? This is the reason I prefer to make salad with spinach than lettuce (besides that spinach has more nutritional value) .I can recycle spinach salad far easier into other…

How I Save on Groceries (without Coupons) – Letters from Sunnybrook

How I Save on Groceries (without Coupons) – Letters from Sunnybrook. This is a great rundown of how to cut your budget without coupons. One of the common things I see people holler at low budget & food stamp shopping people is ,”USE COUPONS!” (actually, THE most ridiculous internet feuds I’ve ever been involved in…

A few thoughts on food stamp challenges…. #SNAP #Poverty

In my drafts, I have a long and still unfinished piece devoted to the pros and cons of people taking food stamp challenges. I’ve touched on key points here before but the subject deserves an indepth examination. Spoiler: There is one pro and eight different points that are cons. My #1 frustration is that wealthy…

Slow Cooker Taco Bowls

via  Budget Bytes If you’ve been reading here for awhile, you already know I’m going to suggest skipping the chicken entirely and either substitute extra black beans or add another kind of bean,too. This shaves even more money from the recipe but also, many readers have mentioned that they wish they could buy more ethical or…

In-Season Produce: January

  What’s “in-season” for January.  This is produce that’s less expensive in the grocery stores right now.