Fall farmers’ market fanatics had an early Halloween scare this year amid reports that a wet summer might result in a shortage of pumpkins. No pumpkins for jack-o-lanterns? For pies, soups and salads? The horror! Luckily, it didn’t happen. Even...
There’s nothing more social than a good meal with friends, but if you want to stick to a budget, it’s easy to be antisocial. Hosting at home can be cheap with a little menu planning, even if you don’t want to do a potluck. The key is in the presentation.
There’s no better fall ritual than donning your best flannel shirt and doing some serious apple-picking at the local orchard. But the pastime can leave you with more fruit than you can use. Here are some clever ways to incorporate apples into your cooking repertoire.
Once your baby starts eating solid foods, you can expect to add an extra $50 to $100 to your monthly grocery bill if you’re buying jarred food. Making your own provides an easy savings solution, with the added advantages of knowing exactly what’s going into it while avoiding preservatives and sugar.