Daily Archives: February 15, 2011

Learning to cheat as a cook

Several years ago, my daughter was mystified how I could “measure” things in the palm of my hand, and why she was completely incapable of doing so.   For the first time, I was teaching someone how to cheat on the … Continue reading

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Budget dessert, sized down for smaller families

Smaller families and tighter budgets mean less is more these days.  One way to cope is to resurrect the desserts of the Great Depression.  These typically used simple ingredients and simple techniques to turn a little bit of something ordinary … Continue reading

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Cheap eats in the Pascagoula, Mississippi area

Living on a tight budget can be tough, and if it includes eating out on occasion, you end up looking for cheap places to eat.  At the same time, who wants it to taste like it’s as cheap as the … Continue reading

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