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Good and Cheap: Eat Well on $4/Day

by Leanne Brown

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By showing that kitchen skill, and not budget, is the key to great food, Good and Cheap will help you eat well — really well — on the strictest of budgets.

Created for people who have to watch every dollar — but particularly those living on the U.S. food stamp allotment of $4.00 a day — this cookbook is filled with delicious, healthful recipes backed by ideas that will make everyone who uses it a better cook. From Spicy Pulled Pork to Barley Risotto with Peas, and from Chorizo and White Bean Ragu to Vegetable Jambalaya, the more than 100 recipes maximize every ingredient and teach economical cooking methods. There are recipes for breakfasts, soups and salads, lunches, snacks, big batch meals, and desserts — like crispy, gooey Caramelized Bananas. Plus, there are tips on shopping smartly and the minimal equipment needed to cook successfully.

Table of Contents

Breakfast
Tomato Scrambled Eggs
Omelet
Egg Sandwiches with Mushroom Hash
Peanut Butter and Jelly Granola Bars
Oatmeal
Breakfast Quinoa
Banana Pancakes
Whole-Wheat Jalapeno Cheddar Scones
Chocolate Zucchini Muffins
Broiled Grapefruit

Soup and Salad
Dal
Corn Soup
French Onion Soup
Lightly Curried Butternut Squash Soup
Tomato Soup and Grilled Cheese
Sweet or Savory Pineapple Salad
Kale Caesar Salad
Broiled Eggplant Salad
Beet and Chickpea Salad
Ever-Popular Potato Salad
Spicy Panzanella
Cole (and Spicy?) Asian Noodles
Taco Salad
Charred Summer Salad
Wilted Cabbage Salad
Broccoli Apple Salad

Snacks, Sides, and Small Bites
Brussels Sprout Hash and Eggs
Mexican Street Corn
My Dad's Bakes Beans
Smoky and Spicy Roasted Cauliflower
Crispy Chickpeas and Pumpkin Seeds
Spicy Green Beans
Popcorn
Mashed Beets
Mashed Cauliflower
Winter quash Puree
Mashed Celery Root
Bubble and Squeak
Jacket Sweet Potatoes
Roasted Potatoes with Chiles
Poutine
Things on Toast
Cornmeal-Crusted Veggies
Green Chile and Cheddar Quesadillas

Dinner
Filipino Chicken Adobo
Roast Chicken
Peanut Chicken and Broccoli with Coconut Rice
Beef Stroganoff
Spicy Broiled Tilapia with Lime
Creamy Zucchini Fettucine
Pasta with Eggplant and Tomato
Tomato and Tuna Spaghetti
Cauliflower Cheese
Savory Summer Cobbler
Barley Risotto with Peas
Vegetable Jambalaya
Spicy, Crunchy, Creamy Polenta
Tofu Hot Pot
Deconstructed Cabbage Rolls
Roasted Vegetables
Chana Masala
Black-Eyed Peas and Collards
Vegetable Quiche, Hold the Crust
Broccoli, Egg, and Cheddar Empanadas
Potato and Kate Rolls with Raita
Stuff on Hot Dogs
Potato Leek Pizzas
Broccoli Rabe and Mozzarella Calzones
Half-Veggie Burgers

Big Batch
Best Tomato Sauce
Chorizo and White bean Ragu
Dark and Spicy Chili
Spicy Pulled Pork
Hummus
Deviled Eggs
Pierogi
Dumplings

Pantry
Peanut Sauce
Salsa
Tzatziki
Raita
Flavor
Spice Oil
Roti
Flour Tortillas
Pizza Dough
Croutons or Breadcrumbs
Fresh Pasta
Ricotta
Rainbow Rice
How to Cook Dried Beans
Pickle Primer

Drinks and Desserts
Agua Fresca
Smoothies
Avocado Milkshake
Fast Melon Sorbet
Rice Pudding
Coconut and Line Brown Rice Pudding
Caramelized Bananas
Coconut Chocolate Cookies
Peach Coffee Cake

Conversion Tables
Index