cooking

17 Apr 2012

How to Celebrate a “Friend-a-Versary” (You Know, Like an Anniversary, Except with People You Don’t Smooch)

I’m a big ol’ fan of celebrations: parties, holidays, the “happy dance” that I perform in my room after I do my laundry and realize that I don’t have to wear ratty underpants anymore.  It doesn’t take much for me to throw my arms up in the air, and praise

Carrie Laven - Pretty Penniless 1
23 Jan 2012

Broke-Ass Kitchen: Huevos Rancheros

Huevos Rancheros. In restaurants, it’s the brunch dish I have yet to pronounce with obvious hesitation. At home, it’s a way for me to eat nachos for breakfast without feeling like some kind of man child. But in both instances, it’s always one of the best decisions I’ve made all

Jill S. 1
15 Oct 2011

Broke-Ass Recipe: Poor-as-Fuck Stew

I haven’t gone grocery shopping in a while, mainly because I can’t afford it. The other day, I decided I should eat some food. I make a habit of keeping a lot of ingredients that won’t go bad on hand: dry beans, veggie broth powder, uncooked rice. I also looked through

Sarah M. Smart - Red-Light Special 3
06 Sep 2011

Broke-Ass Kitchen: Peanut Butter Banana Cookies

Hello! Welcome to the inaugural post of the Broke-Ass Kitchen, a new weekly feature from your penniless pals here at BAS. We’re going to load you up with tons of cheap recipes so that you can stay well-fed even when your wallet’s not. Nothing will involve having to special order

Jill S. 3
03 Apr 2011

DIY: Suck the Cost out of Extracts

Have you noticed that I love food? It should be an enormous part of anyone’s life, and food acquisition is getting cheaper all the time. Here’s another method you might not have considered: making your own cooking extracts. That brownie recipe on which you pride yourself? Leave the vanilla extract

Sarah M. Smart - Red-Light Special 4
26 Oct 2010

Tis the Season to Eat Pumpkin

One of my favorite things about fall is the the food.  Comfort food is at it’s peak during the holidays and one of my favorite multi-purpose produce item is especially in season: Pumpkin.  Pumpkin can be consumed in may delicious ways, all of which will rock your autumn.  Here are

Alison Lambert - Half Price Headliner 0
13 Oct 2010

Science Meets Kitchen at How to Cook Like a Scientist Night

Past How-To Nights at Bazaar Cafe have taught us how to get a book published, how to grow veggies, and how to make a telescope, among other things — all for FREE.  This month, Jeff Potter, author of Cooking for Geeks, will be at the cafe to teach all you

Christy Jovanelly - Cheapskate Commentator 0
24 Aug 2010

Awesome/Cheap Homemade Lunch Ideas

Bringing your own lunch to work is one of the most obvious and easy ways to save money and stay healthy. Unfortunately, such an act requires a level of foresight and organization that I often lack. I quickly grow weary of homemade sandwiches, I resent salads, and I’ve eaten enough

Alison Lambert - Half Price Headliner 2