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Economical Cooking


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I have found that most recipes can be made with far fewer ingredients than they call for, especially if you add spices. I do this because I can't afford to get extra ingredients, but I am desperately trying to eat healthy. So I leave out the things that would make the food cost more than the basic food itself, and if you spice it up, it's tasty anyway.

Also, I've discovered that everything can be cooked in a microwave, since my stove is basically non-functional and I can't afford to repair or replace it.
- Submitted by MI-ELLKAYBEE 5/8/2012 in Cooking | 3 Comments
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MI-ELLKAYBEE 5/8/2012 11:09:00 AM

    Microwave cooking saves time and money!
ALDEBARANIAN 5/14/2012 9:12:00 PM

    Absolutely. My wife and I found out years ago that you pretty much automatically cut any salt and sugar at least in half or quarter in almost every published recipe.
SKFLUFFY7 5/13/2012 10:58:00 PM

    That is so true, you can make a dish with less ingredients

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