8 Tips for the Frugal Hostess (or Host)

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When you are trying to reduce your food budget, being a magnanimous host can really throw a wrench into your plans. But does that mean that frugality is incompatible with the mitzvah of hachnasat orachim (welcoming guests)? Absolutely not! Here are … [Read more...]

10 Ways to Use Up Shabbat Leftovers

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After spending hours planning, shopping for and preparing frugal Shabbat meals, one of the most wasteful things we can do is throw away our left-overs. The easiest way to avoid this is obviously just to re-serve them a day or two later. But what … [Read more...]

Shabbat on a Budget: Struggling Toward Frugality

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I do quite well during the week with my frugal meal planning. But come Shabbat, frugality can fly out the window faster than I can say "Shabbat Shalom!" And if a lot of people are coming over? Fuggitabout! This is what a typical menu for Shabbat … [Read more...]