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Thursday, April 23, 2009

Maw, git the canning jars!

I'm sure you've heard about cash-strapped citizens making "recession gardens" and turning to homemade food to save a buck. But is it worth the time and effort to make your own cream cheese when it's so readily available at the supermarket? This Slate article details the author's attempts to make scratch bagels, yogurt, cream cheese, granola and more - and adds up the cost of homemade vs. store-bought. You may be surprised by what she finds out!

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