Recession Chef - How to eat gourmet food during a recession. Everyone is on a budget these days. What you may not know is that you can still eat very well even if you have a limited amount of money. The upcoming Recession Chef book shows you how to cook great meals for a fraction of the cost of going out to eat. Many times you can have restaurant quality plates for the price of fast food. The Recession Chef includes tips on saving money while purchasing food, making food from scratch that costs pennies and using food subsidies to allow inclusion of expensive elements into inexpensive meal plans. We also cover food preservation and recipes.
For the price of two fast food combo meals a family of four can eat fine restaurant quality food. Examples would include Chicken Marsala and rosemary potatoes for $10 for a family of 4. This meal would cost $60 in a restaurant. How does flatbread for 4 cents each sound?
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- Category: Blog
- Published on Thursday, 24 January 2013 19:15
- Written by Grant
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- 1.75 cups of ghee (clarified butter)
- 8 cups of finely chopped red onions
- 3 tbs chopped garlic
- 2 tbs chopped ginger
- 1 cup berbere spices
- 1/4 cup water
- 1/2 cup red wine
- 3 lbs of chicken thighs/legs
- 4 hard boiled eggs
- Place red onions in a dry dutch oven over medium heat and cook while stirring until brown everywhere (not burnt) Scrape the brown bits off the bottom of the pan periodically. This may take between an hour or as long as two.
- Once onions are brown and very soft add the chopped garlic and ginger and cook for an additional 15-20 minutes
- Add the ghee and berbere spices and stir occasionally. Cook for another 15 minutes.
- Add red wine and cook for another 15 minutes, if the sauce is too thick add the water
- Add Chicken pieces and eggs and cover
- Simmer Wat until chicken is done about 20-30 minutes.
- Serve with Injera