My thoughts on how to eat well and not spend a fortune.

Use what you have.

Check out how to use your kitchen scraps to make delicious stock for soups and more: Stock It Up.

Here in the Pacific Northwest berries are everywhere. If you happen to have berries too, preserve them. I just preserved many, many raspberries by freezing them, making jam, and syrup.

You can make Simple Raspberry Jam too.