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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.

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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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