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How We Keep Our Food Expenses Low

Many people have asked, “How do you keep your food expenses so low?” That’s easy; we cook and eat most of our meals at home. We enjoy eating out, too, but we usually go out just a few times per month. In May, our grocery bill was $466. That’s about average for us in 2017 and pretty reasonable for 4 people. I got an interesting comment from a reader, though.What?! Are you guys eating ramen every meal or something. Heh heh, no we don’t eat ramen every meal. Fresh ramen is awesome, but I assume...

Homemade Ground Basil-Parmesan Italian Sausage

Make your own sweet Italian sausage at home with pork shoulder, Parmesan cheese, fresh basil and more, with a meat grinder. Here is the recipe.Sausage making is fun. Flat out. I got the bug for it when I purchased a KitchenAid mixer a few years back. I wanted the mixer for various recipes, but mostly for the attachments. I started with the pasta making attachment and went crazy with making homemade pasta, which I still love to do, but it didn't take long for me to yearn for more exploration.I...

How To Master Homemade Sausage

Searching for a killer homemade sausage recipe? Look no further!Seattle is a city rich with history, and nothing embodies that history more than a small German sausage shop in the heart of the community. Uli’s Famous Sausage has been slinging fresh sausages made with high-quality meat from the center of Pike Place Market for nearly two decades — and their brilliant brats are a staple at nearly every spot in the city. Seriously, catch a Sounders or Seahawks game and chow down on a Mens Room...

Mutton Dak Bungalow Curry Recipe

To begin making the Mutton Dak Bungalow Curry recipe, we will first marinate the mutton.Take the goat meat under the water at room temperature, and clean very well. Now put the meat in a large pasta strainer for 30 minutes to drain all the excess water.Now put the clean meat in a large bowl, add sour curd, ginger garlic paste, red chili powder, kashmiri red chili powder, turmeric powder & mustard oil and marinate all together very well.Rub the pieces of meat with the marination. Cover the...