The Frugal Gourmet

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G.K. Hall, 1987 - Cooking - 407 pages
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This collection of more than four hundred recipes features ethnic and low-salt dishes and offers numerous ideas on creating interesting, classy but low-cost meals

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User Review  - Kennyo - Goodreads

As the man recited often, "frugal" doesn't mean cheap, it means that you don't waste food or time. Here's a cookbook for real folks who aren't into salty prepared foods and canned goods. If you never ... Read full review

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User Review  - Yvonna - Goodreads

Jeff Smith's cookbooks are great. Sometimes famous chefs have cookbooks with recipes that wouldn't be used by real people, but these recipes are great. Read full review


Some Hints on Menu Planning
To Cook Beef Stock in the Oven Overnight
To Remove Fat from a Soup Stock

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In 1991, Jeff Smith launched a company called Cartoon Books to publish his comic book Bone, a comedy/adventure about three lost cousins from Boneville. Word of mouth, critical acclaim, and a string of major awards helped propel Cartoon Books and Bone to the forefront of the comic book industry. In the Spring of 2005, Harry Potter's U.S. publisher Scholastic entered the graphic novel market by launching a new imprint, Graphix with a full color version of Bone. Out from Boneville, bringing the underground comic to a new audience and a new generation.

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