Basics of Frugal Cooking
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Saving money in the grocery store is one thing, but a bigger savings
comes from knowing how to actually create your own frugal recipes based
on consistently frugal ingredients. In The Basics of Frugal Cooking,
Kimberly Eddy explores the techniques we need to shop frugally, store
our ingredients frugally, and to prepare frugal meals that will satisfy
The first thing you must understand about frugal cooking, is that
cooking in a tasty, frugal way is not simply me handing you a set of
recipes. If you understand the basics of cooking, you will be able to
create your own recipes based on what you have available. You will also
be able to modify other recipes to what you have in your kitchen. The
fine art of frugal cooking is all about knowing how to cook, using what
you have on hand, and knowing how to use the tools of your kitchen.
Part one covers techniques such as frugal shopping, storage of bulk
purchases, understanding how to season your dishes, and knowing when a
convenience food is really a convenience. Part Two is full of recipes
based upon frugal staples.