Budget Meal Plan: $50, 5 Meals, 4 People
We challenged this Test Kitchen skinflint to serve four people five meals for only $50—and keep the meals interesting. Click through the following slides to find his week of budget cooking.
Using the cilantro stems for the base of the sauce (instead of throwing them in the trash) is a flavorful way to stretch a buck or two. If you can't find skin-on boneless chicken thighs, purchase bone-in and bone them yourself or have the butcher do so.