Instead of throwing away stale bread, give it a whirl in the food processor and make breadcrumbs. This recipe uses 2 cups
of breadcrumbs to coat the tenders so you'll need about 6 to 8 slices of bread.
Dig into the spice cabinet to find the majority of ingredients needed for this simple brine. Brining the drumsticks in the
coffee mixture gives the chicken a sweet and spicy flavor while keeping it moist.
Preparing flavorful recipes that call for a small number of ingredients is a cost-effective way to cook. Baste drumsticks
with 3-ingredient lemon-garlic butter under the broiler until the skin is crispy and caramelized.
Give inexpensive bottled barbecue sauce an upscale flavor by dressing it up with on-hand ingredients like ketchup, lemon juice,
Tabasco sauce, and grated onion. The entire recipe costs only $0.66 per serving.
To keep the recipe around $1.25 per serving, make sure your chicken breasts are true to size since many can be as large as
10 ounces. Also, try buying chicken breasts in bulk when they are on sale and then freezing until you are ready to use. Season
the chicken with flavorful ingredients like lemon and fresh herbs to help keep the cost down.
Serve this sweet and creamy picnic-style salad for a cheap but impressive lunch or dinner (less than $1.50 per serving). Stock
up on the pantry items like canned fruit, jarred relish, and coconut milk when they are on sale to defray even more cost.