On a budget

You don't have to be a big spender to dish up fantastic meals every day of the week. Marinating and slow cooking can turn cheaper cuts of meat in meltingly tender stews, and using leftover veg or meat as the basis of next day's soup and stir fries saves on food and fuel bills.

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