Money may be tight, but that’s no excuse to cheap out on Mother’s Day.
Gather the family together for a celebratory brunch that will make breakfast in bed look like tiny tubers. Check out MainStreet's menu, which offers fine dining fare that will feed four empty bellies for less than you’d expect.
Grand Total: $32.13 (Seriously!) And all recipes serve four.
Homemade and thrifty? Mom will be so proud. Everything is easy to make, except maybe the brandied apricot upside-down cake, but you can do it. (And while you cook it up, give her something to open, like a thoughtful homemade video card.
Here's how you do it:
Without the economy of scale and extended shelf life offered by concentrate, fresh squeezed juice is a simple delight that feels like highway robbery. When pressed at home, unadulterated O.J. is a steal.
8 juicing oranges (4 lbs.), halved
1. Use a reamer to juice oranges. Pour juice into a pitcher and refrigerate until serving.