Learn how to cut your grocery bill

Save money on food by learning how to shop, how to store food, how to plan meals and more.

How to Flash Freeze

Has this happened to you? You get a good deal on something and quickly throw the excess in the freezer–and then you’re stuck with a huge block of frozen whatever.  Learn how to flash freeze items so you can pull out just what you need. And always take a few extra minutes to package things […]

Your Money or Your Life: Book Review

I periodically re-read Your Money or Your Life: 9 Steps to Transforming Your Relationship with Money and Achieving Financial Independence: Revised and Updated for the 21st Century (affiliate link). I’m not sure when I bought this. It’s a fantastic book about achieving financial independence, understanding the true costs of things and much more. I’ve never […]

Cooking for One or Two People

Cooking for one or two without wasting food can be challenge. You’ll need to either learn to pare down recipes or use your freezer so you don’t get bored eating the same thing too many times in a row. Use your Freezer to Save Half for Another Day Prepare a standard recipe for a casserole, […]

Favorite Recipes from 2016

It’s time to do a post on my favorite recipes of the year. For January, I have to go with Tamar Adler’s Minestrone Soup. I just made this again last month in fact! For February, the choice is a little harder but I’ll recommend you try this chicken and leek pie from Nigel Slater. This […]

Home Food Storage for Your Pantry, Refrigerator and Freezer

No matter how good a deal you get on something, it’s a waste of money if you throw it out because it went bad before you could use it or got damaged somehow. Getting organized with your home food storage can be a key factor in lowering your food budget. Storing Fresh Herbs I love […]