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    Cook the larder dry!
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    • 25th Aug 06, 10:30 AM
    Cook the larder dry! 25th Aug 06 at 10:30 AM
    As all Old-Style MoneySavers will know, there's nothing worse than continually stocking up on food, leaving the old things to simply pile up and go past their use by date. So here's a couple of nifty sites to help
    • Cooking By Numbers: Here you enter what basic ingredients you've got left and it'll attempt to come up with a recipe for you to make a meal out of them.
    • BBC Recipes. While not built around the same concept, it can work in the same way as it allows you to search for recipes via ingredients.
    • Old-Style Recipe Index. Of course there's this sites own Old-Style recipe index, where regular OS Delia's and Jamies, have hundreds of recipes for great food on tiny budgets.
    If you know any more, easy beginner suggestion sites, please note them below.


    What is MoneySaving Old-Style? For those who've not been in Old-Style before, this section of the Forum is slightly different. Rather than concentrating on system playing and beating the system, this is all about thrifty and nifty. Living a less cluttered, less consumerist, easier, cheaper, more ethical lifestyle. It's worth exploring some of the topics that the regular users and board guide volunteers have indexed.

    Quick Note To Regular Old-Stylers: I know both these have been mentioned in OS many times before. Yet I thought it'd be nice to start one thread to bring them together to go in the weekly e-mail - especially for novice cooks (like me!)

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