4 for $10 Meal 2: Fried Rice

I haven't forgotten about my plan to post some budget meal recipes, I was just busy with NaNoWriMo. So here's the next installment of 4 for $10: fried rice.

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Categories: Recipes
Date: 2013-12-06 23:03:53, 4 years and 6 days ago

4 For $10 Meal 1: Sausages and Mashed Potato

Some people seem to think that good, home-cooked food is more expensive that it actually is, and more expensive that takeaway like McDonald's or Hungry Jack's and the like. It's not though; for one simple example Cole's has a "feed your family for $10" promotion, which is basically just them listing a bunch of recipes that will feed four people and cost less than $10 (at Cole's), which is about one-half to one-third of the cost of four burgers from a takeaway store, and the food is much, much nicer, but some people have criticised it because the recipes assume that you have a fully stocked pantry, mostly for herbs and spices. (They do include the cost of herbs and spices, but only for the portion of the packet you'll use, so you can end up buying $20-$30 worth of herbs and spices just to get 50c worth that you'll use in this meal)

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Categories: Recipes
Date: 2013-10-22 23:03:53, 4 years and 51 days ago

Cous-Cous

I thought I'd try my hand at recipe blogging, so here's a quick and easy Cous-Cous recipe that I occasionally eat for lunch (it would probably make a fine side-dish for a main meal as well):

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Categories: Recipes
Date: 2010-01-21 23:03:53, 7 years and 326 days ago