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Buying lots of things to cook one

Have you ever been at the grocery store and been seduced by a great deal on, say, a fresh August tomato? And then have you decided you just had to go and get some fresh mozzarella and some fresh basil and a new vinaigrette dressing to go with it?

Well, if you haven’t, then you’re […]

The costs of chili; and we get some public mention!

The student-produced TV show “For Your Island” is made at the university where I work, and they were nice enough to interview me about a bunch of things, including CookCheap.org. I’m an adjunct professor, as they point out, and I’ve had a class to teach this semester (which I’ve enjoyed a ridiculous amount), but I […]

Cooking without electricity

Here in the greater New York area we had quite the spring storm yesterday – winds gusting up to 50+ miles per hour, and tons of rain. Of course we had a power outage, the way you do.

I was pretty pleased with my ability to find the candles and flashlights and a lighter (the […]