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Around the World in 10 Desserts

July 17, 2015 |

There's something about summertime that brings out the sweet tooth in all of us. From frothy milkshakes to towering pillars of ice cream, vacation season always has us reaching for the next delicacy. But we bet you haven't reached for ... Read More

5 Delicious Desserts that Are Irresponsibly Easy to Make

July 16, 2015 |

Preheat the oven for huhhh? In a cold bowl whisk the whuhhh? If reading baking instructions makes your eyes bleary and your palms sweaty never fear! We've got 10 dessert recipes that are as scrumptious as they are friendly to the ... Read More

5 Desserts Sweetened With Betrayal

July 13, 2015 |

There are few sacred things left in this world. “Purple Rain,” Andre The Giant's toothy grin, Christian Bale's unhinged rant on the set of "Terminator: Salvation," and dessert – these are the terra firma we cling to in a world ... Read More

Red, White and Burritos: 10 Patriotic Foods that Aren’t American

July 2, 2015 |

What could be more American than hamburgers, hot dogs, and a few cold brewskies on the Fourth of July? As it turns out — almost anything! Much like Alexander Hamilton, these 10 Independence Day staples originated outside the U. S. ... Read More

Top 10 Ron Swanson Approved BBQ Meats

July 1, 2015 |

I’m no Martha Stewart or Julia Child in the kitchen. I can’t tell you how to make puff pastry or coddle an egg to save my life. But as a gal born and raised in the good ole Southern U.S. ... Read More

6 Ways to Save at Dunkin' Donuts

October 30, 2014 |

Do you run on Dunkin'? Then chances are you are looking to save a little money on your fuel. If you know where to look, there are plenty of opportunities to save on everything from muffins to coolatas. Keep reading for some sweet savings.

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Taking the Kids Out to Eat for Less

October 29, 2014 |

Dining out with kids can get expensive. Luckily, there are several ways to feed your family without breaking the bank. Get your kids what they really want to eat with this handy list of places that offer free or reduced kid’s meals. Be sure to call your local restaurant before assuming that the deal is active; some deals are location based, while others may be on a different night than listed here. Most deals also require the purchase of an adult meal and some restaurants limit the number of kids’ meal per adult entree purchased, so check the fine print.

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Make Lunchtime Appealing - and Cheap - With These Tips

October 23, 2014 |

Many people who work outside the home buy their lunch on a regular basis. Why? Because it gives them options. If they work in an urban area, they likely have dozens of food options to choose from. Pizza, sandwiches, sushi, hamburgers, Chinese buffet, Mexican, Thai, Indian – the choices are endless. Plus, many establishments offer value menus and lunchtime specials, making a lunchtime run to McDonald’s or Subway hard to resist.

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5 Tips for Savvy Shopping at Trader Joe’s

October 7, 2014 |

Anyone who has shopped at Trader Joe’s knows that it is a great place to find some unique eats and good wine. But did you know that you can find some great deals there as well? If you follow these five tips, you can be on your way to shopping smart at Trader Joe’s! Read More

Skip the Dollar Menu and Eat at Home for a Few Bucks

September 26, 2014 |

If your idea of a cheap dinner is a few items from the Dollar Menu of your local McDonald’s, it is time to start enjoying dinners at home. Although some foods – especially meat – can be pricey, you can easily create many home-cooked meals for just a few dollars a serving. Here are some recipes to get you started.

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The Date Dilemma: How to Limit Food Waste and Save Money

September 8, 2014 |

Waste not, want not. In this day and age of increasing food prices, that is a good motto to remember.

However, it is definitely not worth saving a few bucks if you end up battling a bad stomach bug. But how do you know if the food in your fridge is still safe for you to eat? If you start by educating yourself on what those “expiration” dates on your food mean, you will be on your way to making safe and economical choices for yourself when you eat. Read More