The Best Meatball Recipe (For the Broke and Time-Starved)

My most recent obsession for affordable, leftover-friendly, calorie-conscious meals has brought me to new appreciation for a wonderful food: meatballs. I’ve been working on perfecting my meatball recipe, and, by George, I think I’ve got it. Plus this recipe came in at around $12 for 7-9 servings. That’s less than $2 per serving! Read on for recipe. Read the rest of this entry »

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The $100 Paycheck Challenge

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Yesterday marked the start of a momentous undertaking: an attempt to only spend $100 of my paycheck. Yes, that means that every two weeks, barring rent and bills, only 100 of my precious and hard-earned dolla, dolla bills (y’all) can be spent on food, outings, clothing, and other delights.

I’ll keep you updated on my progress on this horrific endeavor. I need all the encouragement I can get…


Local Eats: Butcher Bar

ImageI proudly represent Astoria, Queens. Anyone who says it’s just too far needs to hop their ass on an N, Q, or R train (for 15 lousy minutes) and experience all the awesome food Astoria has to offer. Like Butcher Bar, which serves up the TASTIEST fresh, local, grass-fed meats this side of the East River. Read the rest of this entry »