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Avocado Breakfast Toast

Small Kitchen College | Posted 06.24.2012 | Home
Small Kitchen College

One of my favorite things to eat as a light lunch in the summertime is avocado toast. So I decided to repurpose my avocado toast and make a breakfast version, and let me tell you, it did not disappoint!

When Cheap Is Good: 5 Ways to Healthy Eating on a Budget

Organic Authority.com | Posted 04.28.2012 | Home
Organic Authority.com

"Buying healthy is just too expensive!" Stop. Just stop. Never repeat those words again! The world of healthy food is vast and rich, and not that expensive. Really!

Reminder Beans

Monica Strawbridge | Posted 01.29.2012 | Miami
Monica Strawbridge

This recipe, a staple in our house, has become a symbol to me of how rich you can be even when you're broke. Humble, everyday ingredients transformed into something that's both beautiful and full of intense flavors.

Baked Apples: Easy and In Season Baked Fruit Treat

Laura Kumin | Posted 12.12.2011 | Home
Laura Kumin

If you like apples and have an oven, then baked apples fit the bill. They are an excellent dessert, served with whipped cream, ice cream, or slightly sweetened Greek-style yogurt.

How To Eat And Drink On The Cheap Without Looking Cheap

Food Republic | Posted 12.03.2011 | Home
Food Republic

Frugal vs. Cheap EatingWhen dining out in a group, is it possible to order cheaply without getting screwed for someone else's indulgence? We've got a ...

Fast Food Waffles On Dollar Menu Promotion

Posted 08.27.2011 | Home

The dollar menu is a good value for customers—but does it make sense for fast food companies? Ad Age notes that economic turbulence of the past few ...

Eco Etiquette: Organic On Food Stamps To The Test (VIDEO)

Jennifer Grayson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jennifer Grayson

I attempted to put together an entire week's worth of well-balanced organic meals on a budget of just over $33 (the average weekly benefit for an American on food stamps).

Eco Etiquette: Can You Eat Organic on Food Stamps?

Jennifer Grayson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jennifer Grayson

Eating healthy -- even organic -- shouldn't be viewed as a privilege for the liberal elite. In fact, it should be common sense.

End Of Cheap Food Era May Be Near

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

CHICAGO (By KT Arasu) - U.S. grain prices should stay unrelentingly high this year, according to a Reuters poll, the latest sign that the era of chea...

Recession Recipe: Cooking Noodle Kugel With Grandma

EconomyBites | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
EconomyBites

In this extremely special episode, you get to meet my grandma Hilde, an incredible lady and a huge influence on my life and cooking. Grandma Hilde, in...

Recession Recipe: Thai Chicken Pasta

EconomyBites | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
EconomyBites

Allie here! Bringing you one of my favorite recipes - Thai chicken pasta. This recipe is super yummy and - MAJOR BONUS - it's ridiculously easy to pre...

Five Great (And Cheap!) Date Ideas

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Dating in New York can be tough--all the more so if you're strapped for cash. But you can still impress your date without breaking the bank if you kno...

Cheap & Easy Cooking with Mom!!

EconomyBites | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
EconomyBites

Nothing tastes better to me then a meal cooked with love by my mom or one of my fabulous grandmothers who taught me to cook, eat and pander for attention. Need evidence?

Recession Recipe: Red Beans & Rice

EconomyBites | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
EconomyBites

Since Louisiana is so close to the Lone Star State, it makes sense that we tend to share things: our men go to LSU, their ladies come to Texas, it's all in the family.

Recession Recipe: Beef & Veggie Kebabs with Tzaziki Sauce!

EconomyBites | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
EconomyBites

I made it my mission to learn to make delicious Greek food in my apartment. BEHOLD! MY TRIUMPH!

NYC Chefs Create Bodega-Budget Dinner Party

nypost.com | CARLA SPARTOS | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Egads! You've got guests coming over tonight for a holiday soiree. Sure, a perfect cook would have browsed the green market well ahead of time, but yo...

Recession Recipe: Andie's Bubbie's Lasagna

EconomyBites | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
EconomyBites

This episode is dedicated to Andie, a longtime friend and supporter of Economy Bites. Andie's bubbie (Yiddish for "grandma") passed this recipe down to her and she passed it over to me.

Cheap Thanksgiving Treat: Butternut Squash Mac & Cheese

EconomyBites | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
EconomyBites

I'm not just patting myself on the back here -- it's got the gooey, the spicy, the cheesy and the crunchy.

Baking 101: Chocolate Chunk Banana Bread

EconomyBites | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
EconomyBites

The most important ingredient in banana bread is flour. No just kidding, it's bananas. Duh. Bananas used in banana bread should be really ripe. The riper the naner, the sweeter and better your bread will taste!

The At Home Barbecue Brisket

EconomyBites | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
EconomyBites

I'm so happy to bring you today's episode: our collaboration with Sixpoint Craft Ales. In the show, I get to play doctor with a beautiful piece of mea...

The $7 Homemade Pizza Oven!

EconomyBites | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
EconomyBites

In today's episode, we learn how to turn our trusty rental apartment's oven into a brick oven pizza machine by recreating the effects of a $50 pizza stone for just $7!

Recession Recipe: Pasta alla Norma

EconomyBites | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
EconomyBites

In today's show, we make Pasta alla Norma, the recipe for which we found in The Geometry of Pasta, a book from our friends at Quirk Publishing, anothe...

Recession Recipe: Sauteed Chicken

EconomyBites | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
EconomyBites

Saturday, October 2nd was one year from the day we aired our 1st episode - today we're making sauteed chicken as an homage to that first recipe. We're...

Recession Recipe: Cara's Carrot Cupcakes

EconomyBites | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
EconomyBites

This recipe was surprisingly easy. The simplicity comes across in the video as well, I don't know if we've ever produced such a chill, slow paced episode.

HuffPo Food Crossover: Economy Bites & Big Girls Small Kitchen!

EconomyBites | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
EconomyBites

Welcome to the first of two episodes we shot with the lovely ladies from Big Girls Small Kitchen (did you miss the adorable promo? See it here!). We p...