Clark Howard: Cheap Food Prep Guide


Been to the supermarket lately? You’ve probably gotten serious sticker shock looking at the prices of staple items. For example, milk and eggs are up 25% each. Meanwhile, the World Bank estimates that the overall cost of food is up a whopping 83% over 3 years!

With the economy suffering, people are really looking for new ways to stretch a dollar. That’s meant increased traffic to blogs that teach you how to cook easy meals from ultra cheap ingredients.

Clark’s executive producer has long used and, but there’s a whole new generation of blogs dedicated to the art of budget food preparation.

Below is a quick list if you want to get in touch with your inner Julia Child during a down economy. Break out the Spam and powdered milk. Bon appétit!

Source: The Los Angeles Times