The Great Onion Experiment

Ever since I read Monica’s post in TheYummyLife.com I’ve been curious. It said that storing onions, garlic, and shallots in punched paper bags can keep them fresh for months. And that onions stored like this will still be fresh and firm after 3 months! Of course I had to try this for myself to see […]

Cooking with a Camera: Fish Tacos with White Sauce, Mango Salsa and Black Beans

Last night I decided to try homemade fish tacos. I made everything fresh except for the tortillas and beans. Those I bought pre-made. If, like Robert Rodriguez, you think that tortillas should never be store bought and you want to make your own, check out his recipe here. Mango Salsa Ingredients: 1 mango, 1/4 of […]

The Chicken Experiment: How Much Money Could One Chicken Save You?

My first frugality experiment was to see how far I could stretch one large, whole chicken from the grocery store. If you want to skip all of the minute details of the experiment, and just see my total savings breakdown, you can scroll right to the bottom. I have highlighted the savings in a paragraph […]