Centsible Meals: How to Feed Your Family for Less

Centsible Meals: How to Feed Your Family for Less

by Lorae Bowden

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Centsible Meals: How to Feed Your Family for Less by Lorae Bowden

Feeding a large family doesn't have to be a drain on your budget!

Lorae Bowden knows what it's like to feed a crowd. She learned from her mother the skills, knowledge, and appreciation of healthful and thrifty food preparation that came from years of feeding a family of 11 children.

Now Lorae shares her secret to feeding families for less than a dollar per person per day. Learn how to effectively plan for meals and manage money in this straightforward and encouraging book. Any mother can cut her grocery bill in half-and possibly more!-by following the simple advice and easy tips in Centsible Meals: How to Feed Your Family for Less.

Save money with ingredient savvy

Realize power-buying techniques

Make simple recipes that satisfy picky esters

Experience the joy of growing your own food

Learn dozens of tips for planning, paying for, and cooking meals

With several delicious recipes included, this book is a valuable resource for your family Make your kitchen the heart of your home and bring your family closer together-with less money and stress-by using Centsible Meals: How to Feed Your Family for Less.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940000225899
Publisher: Cedar Fort, Incorporated/CFI Distribution
Publication date: 01/08/2010
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 330 KB

Table of Contents

1 Eating Centsibly 1

2 Less Processed = Less Money 2

3 Basic Fillers 9

4 Homemade Breads 11

5 Think Food Groups 13

6 Presentation Is Everything 15

7 Buying Bulk 18

8 Eat with the Seasons 21

9 Drinks 23

10 Convenience 25

11 Preserve! Preserve! Preserve! 27

12 Snacks 32

13 Picky Eaters 34

14 Grow Your Own 36

15 Menus and Grocery Lists 37

16 Do Unto Others 42

17 Conclusion 44

Summary of Tips 46

Recipes and Ideas 48

Breakfasts 49

Good Ol' Oatmeal 50

Rice with Raisins 50

Egg Tips and Tricks 50

Lunches 51

Dinners 52

Rice Ideas 53

Cooking Rice 54

Rice Pilaf 54

Missionary Rice 54

Stir-Fry Rice 55

Spanish Rice 55

Sweet and Sour 56

Chicken Curry 56

Lemony Chicken Rice Soup 57

Fried Rice 57

Bean Ideas 58

Soaking Beans 59

Which Beans? 59

Baked Beans 59

Refried Beans 60

Chili 60

Lentil Soup 60

Tamale Pie 61

Split Pea Soup 61

Bean Soup 61

Hummus 62

Pasta Ideas 63

Tuna Noodle Casserole 64

Lasagna 64

Chicken Noodle Soup 65

Stroganoff 65

Cowboy Casserole 65

Potato Ideas 66

Cooking Potatos 67

Hamburger Gravy|68

Basic Chowder 68

Hamburger Pie 69

Pot Pies 69

Stew 69

Autumn Soup 70

Potato Salad 70

Whole Grains 71

Multigrain Waffles 72

Whole Wheat Bread 72

Quick Hamburger Buns 73

French Bread/Pizza Dough 74

Desserts 75

No-Fail Pie Crust 76

Pie-Dough Cookies 76

Homemade Doughnuts 76

Sources 77

Blank Menus 78

Notes 80

About the Author 85

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