And that’s after numbers dropped off due to the recession. In 2006, 18- to 34-year-old Americans—a group known as “super fans” who have accounted for half of all visits to some fast food franchises—ate burgers, fries, nuggets, and other drive-thru favorites almost 19 times a month.
We’re not talking about using coupons or tricks to throw together a random cheapie meal. We’re talking about the typical Thanksgiving feast, with turkey, cranberry sauce, rolls, stuffing, sweet potatoes, and pumpkin pie.
“Chicken broth is the frugal cook’s best friend.” That nugget of wisdom and others come up in a conversation with Lara Starr, a.k.a. the Frugal Foodie.
There are thousands and thousands of recipes on the Internet, and they’re all available for free. So just how many recipes does one person really need?