Hang up that phone and put the take out menus away, this meal plan calls for ordering in.
Cost per serving: $2.10
Avoid soggy crusts. Drain the tomatoes well before using to keep your pizza crust crisp.
See recipe: Thin-Crust Turkey Pepperoni Pizzas
Cost per serving: $1.55
Serve it well. Spoon this rich sauce over spaghetti, and pass around plenty of grated Parmesan cheese.
See recipe: Slow-Cooked Bolognese Sauce
Cost per serving: $3.16
If you start with frozen precooked shrimp, thaw it, then toss into the dish for 5 minutes to heat through.
See recipe: Roasted Shrimp with Tomatoes
Cost per serving: $1.69
Give it a squeeze. Serve this dish with lemon wedges to add a citrusy punch.
See recipe: Wiener Schnitzel
Cost per serving: $2.39
To transform this dish into a vegetarian supper, use vegetable broth and toss in cubes of tofu rather than chicken.
See recipe: Chicken, Snow Pea and Cashew Fried Rice
Cost per serving: $2.32
Warm up. To soften ice cream, set it in the refrigerator for about 10 minutes.
See recipe: Peppermint Hot Fudge Sundaes