Recipe Idea: Banana Bread

Having the most frugal grocery budget in the world isn’t going to help you any if you can’t put together at least a few healthy, tasty, and cheap eats! Every few weeks, The Outlier Model features a cheap recipe idea, along with the cost breakdown. I like to prevent food waste whenever possible, so I love recipes that allow me to use up odds and ends that would have otherwise been thrown out....

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Recipe Idea: Slow cooker pulled pork

Having the most frugal grocery budget in the world isn’t going to help you any if you can’t put together at least a few healthy, tasty, and cheap eats! Every few weeks, The Outlier Model features a cheap recipe idea, along with the cost breakdown. A few months ago, we happened to hit an amazing sale on pork shoulder. The store was out for the day on our usual grocery shopping day, so I sent Brian...

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Recipe Idea: Lime and Salsa Pork Chops

Pork Chops and Salsa
Having the most frugal grocery budget in the world isn’t going to help you any if you can’t put together at least a few healthy, tasty, and cheap eats! Every few weeks, The Outlier Model features a cheap recipe idea, along with the cost breakdown. I cook with pork a lot.  Depending on the cut, it can be a very lean meat.  It’s cheaper than beef.  And super tasty – as long as you...

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Recipe Idea: Simple Oil and Vinegar Coleslaw

Having the most frugal grocery budget in the world isn’t going to help you any if you can’t put together at least a few healthy, tasty, and cheap eats! Every few weeks, The Outlier Model features a cheap recipe idea, along with the cost breakdown. It’s BBQ season and nothing cuts through heavy BBQ sauce like a nice fresh salad.  I like to make coleslaw to go with things like pulled pork...

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