The $5 Dinner Mom Cookbook

The $5 Dinner Mom Cookbook

200 Recipes for Quick, Delicious, and Nourishing Meals That Are Easy on the Budget and A Snap to Prepare

Book - 2010
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A food-budget blogger provides an array of 200 recipes--including Lemon Dill Fish with Red Potatoes and Baked Chicken and Acorn Squash--each of which costs five dollars or less to feed a family of four, in a book with a price breakdown for each recipe, as well as savvy shopping tips. Original.

McMillan Palgrave

Do you wish you were a savvy supermarket shopper who knows how to cut your weekly food budget, banish fast food from the dinner table and serve your family meals that are delicious and good for them? Well, Erin Chase, "The $5 Dinner Mom", is here to help.

Erin is the founder of "$5 Dinners", the skyrocketing internet website that's now the go-to source for families who want to eat well and stay within a budget. Erin became a supermarket savvy mom, challenged herself to create dinners for her family of four that cost no more than $5 and is here to share her fool-proof method with you in her first cookbook that contains over 200 recipes that cost $5 or less to make. First, Erin will show you how to size up the best supermarket deals, clip coupons that will really save you money and create a weekly dinner menu plan. Then, in each recipe she shows you just how much she paid for each item and challenges you to do the same.

Here are a few of her favorites:
- North Carolina Pulled Pork Sandwiches - $4.90
- Curried Pumpkin Soup - $4.41
- Apple Dijon Pork Roast - $4.30
- Orange Beef and Broccoli Stir-Fry - $4.94
- Creamy Lemon Dill Catfish - $4.95
- Bacon-Wrapped Apple Chicken - $4.96
- Country Ribs with Oven Fries - $4.77

Join the army of devoted followers who have already let Erin Chase show them how to be savvy supermarket shoppers who cook tasty, economical meals. You'll never spend more than $5 on dinner again.

& Taylor

This work is born out of Chase's own need to feed a family of two adults and two young children--on no more than five dollars per dinner. This, her first cookbook, features 200 recipes along with shopping advice.
A food-budget blogger provides an array of two hundred recipes, each of which costs five dollars or less to feed a family of four, in a book with a price breakdown for each recipe, as well as shopping tips.

Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Griffin, 2010, c2009
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780312607333
Characteristics: xiv, 304 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm
Alternative Title: Five dollar dinner mom cookbook


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Dec 31, 2014

Involves a lot of processed food. And its less then five dollars per serving. If one could afford five bucks a serving on a meal for a family of 3 plus, you would not be looking for this book. Just saying. As it is? The recipes are terrible and I wouldn't cook them for my family on top of them being poorly done. Don't waste your time.

Dec 22, 2010

Great book with excellent recipes! Unfortunately, it is an American book and as such, is not very realistic (dollar wise) for Canadians. But it can be affordable and her principals can be applied here, if not the actual dollar values.

Oct 16, 2010

an american book with american prices

Aug 30, 2010

Not the best recipes. (even for 5$!)


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