Saving on Seafood

Saving on Seafood | GoodCheapEats.com

Want the dish on delicious ways to act your wage? Subscribe to GCE in a reader or via email or follow me on Facebook or twitter.Like fish and seafood but not the price? Stock up and save. Our family loves to eat seafood. That wasn’t always the case for me. However, since I married a […]

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How Can I Save Money This Week?

How Can I Save Money This Week?

There are lots of ways you can save money this week. What will you do? As you head into a new week, think about how you can reduce your spending. There are lots of spending categories that you can address, but it’s been my experience that food has the most variables. The gas bill is going […]

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Choose Good Cheap Ingredients

Choose Good Cheap Ingredients - Don

Don’t complicate things. Choose recipes with regularly inexpensive ingredients. It’s great when you find a great coupon or a killer deal on clearance, but you can’t always count on those. Instead you need to have some go-to’s that are tasty as well as cheap to make. One of the best ways to save money on […]

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Give Day-Old Bread New Life

Give Day-Old Bread New Life - Snap up that day-old bread at the store and give it new life in recipes!

Snap up that day-old bread at the store and give it new life in recipes! Bread is expensive, particularly if you want quality bread with few preservatives and additives. Since Trader Joe’s changed their distributor, my favorite Harvest Whole Wheat Bread is now off our radar. The replacement is, in a word, unsatisfactory. It’s been […]

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Grocery Geek Q&A: Where to Start?

Grocery Geek Q&A: Where do you start? When you

When you’re trying to get a handle on grocery expenses, where do you start? Recently a reader wrote me an email with these words: I just do not know where to start [in cutting my grocery bill]. I see that you are big on making your own basic things. What does one start off with? bread? please […]

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Save Money on Groceries {a series}

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I don’t know about you, but it takes constant vigilance to keep high grocery bills at bay. Prices are continually rising, so we have to be on our toes. Like I said years ago, I will not go quietly. At least not when it comes to feeding my family well and still staying solvent. That’s […]

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Now, It’s Time for Pumpkin! 5 Favorite Desserts

Pumpkin time is officially here! Check out these delicious pumpkin recipes to bake someone happy this fall. I held off on the pumpkin post for as long as I could. I think I saw the first ad for pumpkin pie sometime in mid-August. While I absolutely love pumpkin pie, I just wasn’t ready for it. […]

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Plan Your Meals, Save Some Money

Plan Your Meals, Save Some Money - Plan some easy meals this week so you can save some money and eat better.

Plan some easy meals this week so you can save some money and eat better. One afternoon recently, my husband and I were out running errands. We were both feeling hungry. He said, “Are we going out to eat?” “Ha! No, I have a meal plan. We’re having pasta at home.” Since we had separate […]

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Honey Whole Wheat English Muffin Bread

Whole Wheat English Muffin Bread - Homemade baked goods are significantly cheaper than store-bought varieties. Try this whole wheat bread that mimics an "English muffin" in texture and taste.

Homemade baked goods are significantly cheaper than store-bought varieties. Try this whole wheat bread that mimics an “English muffin” in texture and taste. My cousin Kelly is an awesome penpal. About 8 years my senior, she took pity on her younger cousin. There are 22 of us cousins and I pretty much fall on the […]

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Enjoy Super Easy & Delicious Pasta Dishes

Enjoy Super Easy and Delicious Pasta Dishes - Pasta is delicious, easy to make, and economical to buy. It also comes in gluten-free versions, so everyone can enjoy it. Check out these 5 easy and delicious pasta dishes.

Pasta is delicious, easy to make, and economical to buy. It also comes in gluten-free versions, so everyone can enjoy it. Check out these 5 easy and delicious pasta dishes. Who doesn’t smile when they hear that spaghetti and meatballs is on the menu? Pasta with its varying accompaniments is a good cheap eat. It’s […]

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