How to Stretch Your Food Budget

Feed your family with less without sacrificing taste, freshness, quality, or nutrition using our money-saving tips.

Do it yourself.
Randy Mayor

Do it yourself.

For maximum savings, skip convenience products, as you pay a premium for the work that’s done for you. For just a few extra minutes, you can save by chopping your own produce, for example. On the weekends when you have extra time, or some nights after putting the kids to bed, do a little work that puts you ahead for the next day, like making a pizza dough that sits in the fridge overnight.

View Recipe: Homemade Pizza Dough

View Recipe: New York-Style Pizza Sauce

View Recipe: Grilled Pepper, Onion, and Sausage Calzones (pictured)

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