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How to live cheaply - some American ideas

Fri, 15/02/2013 - 14:42 -- nick

The article below appears on WikiHow. The tips are from American writers but most of them apply to Britain too.

1) Analyze your expenses. Budget your money. Find out where it's coming from and, more importantly, where it's going. This can be a very surprising and enlightening exercise for many people.

2) Find where you spend the most money on a monthly basis. The top two or three items are where you need to do the most work.

Cottage pie

Tue, 25/09/2012 - 20:13 -- nick
Cottage pie, also known as shepherd's pie, is a British meat pie with a mashed potato top. It is traditionally made with leftover roast meat, but today it is often made with fresh minced or ground meat, most commonly beef or lamb.

Rosół meat broth

Tue, 25/09/2012 - 20:09 -- nick
Rosół is a traditional Polish meat broth. The most popular variety is Rosół z kury, or clear chicken (hen) soup. It is commonly served with fine noodles, often home made, like Jewish lokshen. It is important to differentiate the type of meat used for the preparation of this particular dish.



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