"We have always known that delicious and nutritious meals can be prepared at home for less than a family spends off the value menu at the local fast food stop.The Frugal Foodie not only features tasty recipes that stretch the food dollar but also includes fun and useful tips for kids projects, beauty remedies and edible gifts."
-- Rima Barkett and Claudia Pruett, authors of Cooking Dinner: Simple Italian Family Recipes Everyone Can Make.
"Shirk and Star will have you whipping up delectable meals on a shoestring. Just think of all the cute shoes you can buy with those savingsyou'll truly be strutting your stuff in the kitchen!"
Ame Mahler Beanland, co-author of the New York Times Bestseller Nesting: It's a Chick Thing© and Postcards from the Bump
"This is the perfect book for the times. Actually, it’s perfect for any time! Cook up any of these delicious low-cost recipes, and you can put the extra money toward something else! If you love saving money, and you love food, you’ll love the The Frugal Foodie, these recipes do not skimp on flavor!"
Nina Lesowitz, author of Living Life as a Thank You and The Party Girl Cookbook
"Delicious fun! With kitchen goddess savvy and Betty Crocker smarts, Lynette Shirk and Lara Starr have concocted a gem of a cookbook that is both entertaining and practical, simple, yet resplendent with excellent recipes. The perfect gift for any foodie, this will be a staple in kitchens for years to come."
Margie Lapanja, author of Romancing the Stove, Food That Rocks, and Food Men Love
"During a difficult economy, nothing could be better paired with good food than simple wisdom and humor. Lara Starr & Lynette Shirk serve it all up with a generosity of spirit that will keep a smile on your face and extra change in your pocketbook." --Jennifer Sauer, author of The Way to Tea