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asiansensation007 | | Jan 14, 2007 10:50 PM

I'm sure this has been posted about before, but I can't find any. I am a poor recent graduate student that lives on a VERY limited budget. I have approx. $20 a week for food. I would be thrilled if I could cut it down to even less. I eat semi-healthy and do not want to stoop to ramen or boxed mac and cheese and hotdogs. But if it has to be, so be it. I was wondering if chowhounds could help! What are some good ideas to save money and/or cheap eat meals? I dont want to starve to death by just eating eggs! What are some good, filling, cheap eat breakfast/lunch/dinner ideas?? I cant shop at asian markets and cant join a co-op. I am restricted to "regular" grocery stores. I do have sugar/flour/condiments.

My ideas so far:

fried eggs over rice
Buttered noodles
ghetto corn chowder--can of creamed corn


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