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Collection spotlight

This isn't the first time in history that we've had to be thrifty. Magazines and newspapers from our databases provide past and present wisdom.


Chewing the Fat With Your Butcher or How to Cut Your Own Meat

We're not talking about attacking a whole side of beef on your own. That's a job for a pro .... Instead, watch for meat sales and act accordingly.

Can a Family of Four Eat Well on $100 a Week? Take the Challenge to See if Using a Menu Planner and Budget Tips can Help Lower Your Cost per Serving

But to get a week's worth of interesting, healthy meals at that price, your family may have to change a few habits, say nutrition experts.

Cut your food bills in half: it's true! You can enjoy better and healthier food, while spending much less to feed your family

It should come as no surprise that cooking at home is a huge step in the right direction, and it may require less time than you think.


Ways to Cook on a Budget

The average American household spent $7,729 in 2017. Even finding ways to cut that by just 10% can save the typical American family $773 per year ... .

How to Save Money When Grocery Shopping on a Budget

[G]rocery stores and food shopping apps are designed to part you from your money .... Read on for key strategies for saving money on food when shopping at the grocery store.


The ultimate guide to home butchering: how to prepare any animal or bird for the table or freezer
by Monte Burch

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Hack your cupboard: make great food with what you've got by Alyssa Weigand and Carla Carreon

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Traditional meals for the frugal family: delicious, nourishing recipes for less by Shannon Stonger
100 days of real food--on a budget: simple tips and tasty recipes to help you cut out processed food without breaking the bank by Lisa Leake
The batch lady: shop once, cook once, eat well all week by Suzanne Mulholland