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Food blogs are always a great resource for the bored and hungry. But many of the dishes on offer usually cost an arm and a leg to make. Not with these five food blogs. Now you can cook up a storm in the kitchen even if your budget is tight.
These are my favorites.
Budget Bytes Food Blog
Eating out on a budget doesn’t have to be boring. This is one of the truly great blogs if you are struggling to find anything decent with a small amount of money. There’s also a great starter guide for stocking up your kitchen, which is the main part of making food on a budget.
Once you’re ready to get started, these recipes are easy to get started with. There is a list of comprehensive steps for each dish that even the beginner will find easy to follow.
BrokeAss Gourmet is one of the older food blogs on this list. It’s operated for seven years old now and it prides itself on the fact that every recipe on the website can be made for under $20. This is a blog that has quickly transformed itself into a cookbook.
There’s more to read than simple recipes. Take a look at collections, such as the various ways to cook chicken legs, for example. Not only will this blog inspire you it will help you to improve on your current skillset.
The Stone Soup is a blog dedicated to offering recipes that are both healthy and affordable. Unlike other healthy eating blogs, this is one website that doesn’t believe in forcing you to make sacrifices. Not only does it provide you with recipes it provides you with golden rules to follow in order to improve your overall cooking repertoire.
Jules Clancy, the woman behind the blog, says she believes that practically all her recipes can be made with only five ingredients.
Cathy Erway started her blog after skipping through the entire New York restaurant scene over a period of two years. She believes that many of the things she features on her website provides people with good reason to skip the expensive restaurant scene in New York.
Her book The Art of Eating In also includes additional recipes you won’t find on the website. This blog finds the right balance between tasty and healthy. She also includes rough price estimates for each ingredient and total meal cost, so you won’t get any nasty surprises when you go shopping.
Budget-friendly and straightforward recipes, this blog gets right to the point. This is a great resource for those weeknight dinners. Unlike the other blogs on this list, there’s a heavy focus on dessert. This will allow you to round out your list of essential food blogs.
These five blogs are perfect for avoiding eating out and saving money in the process. Take a look at them all and see which one best appeals to your tastes and style.