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Cooking for Next to Nothing


Cooking for next to nothing ($) can be difficult, but not if you know what works well for what price. Luckily, we found a few recipes that are perfect for anyone cooking on a budget — the following recipes cost less than five dollars each! If you’re struggling financially or if you want to dine on a budget, we hope these dishes will make things a little easier for you. Enjoy reading about the following recipes as posted by Budget Bytes.


Ravioli with Sage Brown Butter Sauce

“I think most people avoid cooking themselves a good meal as part of their self care routine because it sounds like a lot of work, but recipes like these Ravioli with Sage Brown Butter Sauce are an incredibly fast and easy way to do something special for yourself. It’s an elegant restaurant-quality meal, without the huge bill at the end...So turn off that phone, light a candle, pour yourself a glass of white wine, sit down to this fancy-pants ravioli, and just enjoy the moment.”


French Bread Pizza

“French bread pizzas are a classic Budget Byte because they are super fast, ridiculously easy, customizable, and inexpensive! But one of my favorite reasons for making French Bread Pizza is because it’s a great way to use up the leftovers in your fridge. You can top pizzas with just about anything, so dive into your refrigerator and find some creative pizza toppings! I’ll post some of my favorite pizza topping combinations below…”


Rosemary Roasted Potatoes

“Rosemary Roasted Potatoes are a classic recipe that everyone needs to know how to make. They’re so easy that you’ll likely memorize the process on the first try, and their versatility means they can go with just about any meal you’re preparing. While they do take a little bit of time to fully cook, it’s mostly hands off time and the resulting flavor and texture is well worth the wait!”


We hope you have a great month in Orangeburg, SC. From our Indigo Run Apartments community to you, we wish you the best in your cooking endeavors.