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Kitchen & Pantry Money-Saving Ideas, Plus Cooking Secrets & Recipes

Frugal Food and Preparation Secrets, Grocery Shopping Tips, & Other Culinary Info


Baby, It's Cold Inside: Freezer Tips for Stockpiling Your Food Bounty

Drying Your Own Fresh Herbs: Cost-Cutting and Convenient

Save Money, Cut It Yourself: How to Properly Cut a Whole Chicken into Pieces

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DIY: Homemade Seasoned Dried Bread Crumbs, Plus Italian-Style Bread Crumb Recipe

Draining Your Dollars: Consumer Reports' Revealing Info on 8 Overpriced or Unhealthy Food Items

Frugal Café's Savvy 16: 16 Kitchen & Shopping Tricks to Save You Money & Time: Buying Whole Chickens, Storing Mushrooms, Wooden Spoons, Chopped Nuts, Breads, & More

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Frugal Café's Savvy 16, Volume 3: 16 More Kitchen & Shopping Tricks to Save You Money & Time: Oiling the Pasta Pot, Slicing Eggplant, Frying Ground Beef, Cleaning Leeks, Preventing Tomato Stains, & More

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Unbelievable Food Bargains Thrill and Help Financially Strapped Customers: Bargain Bin, Phoenix, Arizona

The Truth about Tomatoes

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