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National Spaghetti Day – Fork Over a Frugal Meal

It’s a favorite meal of many – everyone loves spaghetti meals on a budget. Every country across the world makes some sort of noodle for dinner. Let’s face it, combining flour and water and stretching it into a satisfying meal is economical and keeps the kids entertained at dinner. National Spaghetti Day is January 4th of this year – so be sure to celebrate by including this versatile pasta into your menu. “On top of spaghetti, All covered with cheese.” That old children’s tune, On Top of Spaghetti, is just…

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Eating Well For Less - and Other Kitchen Charms Money Management 

Bowling for dollars: soup on the menu is right on the money

My house smells delicious! The smell of soup is in the air! I went to the farmer’s market to pick up some chicken on my “as-you-need-it” CSA with Tangletown Farm . The farm hadn’t processed any birds, so I ended up coming home with 3 pounds of chicken backs – perfect for soup! Search for Soup Stones Remember that children’s story about the man who made stone soup? Villagers added vegetables, broth and spices to his pot to make it even more delicious. You can pretend the refrigerator and pantry are your villagers…

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