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Frugal Cooking - Budget Cooking Tips
To begin frugal ways of cooking your meals, start
into the swing of things by finding a discount, used or cook book
Setting habits, early on.
Also, buying bulk foods
has a tendency to prune back the cost of
- Low Cost Ingredients. Like oatmeal, for less than
15 cents per serving, with maple syrup and milk extra. That not
only saves on the food bill, but forms a speedy breakfast for time
as well when needed.
Same idea for cream of wheat. Bananas are very inexpensive and stay
freshion their own sheath for days.
- Re-use Where Feasible. And when it is still clearly
healthy. The twice used teabag is but a single example.
- Non Brand Names. Now available from everything to
cheeses to cooking and olive oils. Almost always show little change
The grocery store brand of instant coffee. You might be
surpised where it comes
from. Its a fraction of the cost of the big name advertisers.
For non-instant coffee, consider doing away with paper filters in favor
of a permanent filter for your coffee maker assuming it it can take
one. They only take a moment to clean, and are eco-friendly since they
conserve on paper products at the same time.
- Second /Added Food Purposes. The casserole
is among the more obvious, being passed through from generations, but
open to other possibilities. Take that uneaten piece of chicken with
dinner, and help
Put it in the fridge and an the next day or so, make
the meat, mix them in a bowl with your favorite barbecue sause or
marinade, a little olive oil, layer
atop a blank cheese frozen pizza for a savory experience.
Which brings up the concept of frozen foods for prepackaged meals
and dinners. Usually these take less cook time, and taste
if they are first let to set and thaw at room temperature.
They just cook better. Not only for the oven baked, but for
being sent to the microwave. Just be sure to roll back the time.
Too, it helps to plan ahead by cooking an extra portion ahead of
time. The extra baked potato instantly solves the crisis of pre-cooking
prior to slicing and frying for breakfast.
- Preservation. Consider a vacuum seal
system for preserving your meals (though be sure it is a quality one,
there are many-a-complaint for the cheaper ones).
enables you to prepare larger meals at once, in-turn saving on the
time, effort and
you enjoy the dish once more again.