Does Your Local Pizzeria Meet the Price-to-Value Ratio?

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I’m not here to talk to you about the merits of New York thin style versus Chicago deep-dish style pizza. That’s a subjective controversy of a different nature.

The pizza I am here to discuss is not subjective and it is not bought “by-the-pie.” Yeah, I know a lot of places in the world only sell whole pizzas, but these aren’t really designed for people eating alone or on a budget (not that I can’t eat a whole pizza, mind you). …

Get to Know Your Farmers, and Get a Cheaper, Tastier Meal

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Local markets provide an overwhelming number of options. If you’re cooking your own food to save some money, you may be used to buying your own ingredients at these stores.

We weigh these purchasing decisions against many options, like taste, healthiness, convenience, tradition, appearance, and price. But you could actually cut your costs even more by thinking about “when” you’re buying—as opposed to “what.”…

THIS IS NOT DIET ADVICE

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Over the course of my college education experience, I was lucky enough to live in pretty much every possible type of housing situation. I spent a year in a small dorm with a bunk bed and a window the size of a movie poster. I lived in apartments on campus and off. I studied abroad in Italy. I even lived at home during a semester while I worked a co-op job for experiential education credit. With every one of these transitions came a multitude of modifications to my daily routine—forcing me to constantly make accommodations my lifestyle.

Slicing Turkey and Other Food Costs This Thanksgiving

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It is once again time to get together, celebrate the things we’re thankful for, and create large social gatherings around a multitude of time-honored dishes.

Hosting a Thanksgiving meal can seem daunting—whether you’re away from your family or not. Large pieces of protein are expensive and can be intimidating, so here are some ways for you to host your own affordable and delicious Thanksgiving dinner.…