Peasant Food

Eat Better for Less by Rediscovering Peasant Food

Americans are still pinching pennies, and some of that budget cutting is happening in our kitchens. But spending less on food doesn't have to mean sacrificing quality or taste. Centuries of effort in cultures around the world has gone into creating delicious, inexpensive and surprisingly healthy peasant cuisines.

Peasant food: Making summer last

When I was four years old, my family moved from a small house in Fairfax, Virginia to a huge place a few miles outside of town. Although the...