Why You Should Home-Brew Coffee

Home-Brew Coffee Beans

Nothing grinds my gears (coffee beans?) more than listening to someone explain why they stop at Starbucks everyday for coffee. There is no good explanation for it. $3+ for a cup of coffee every day?! Stop. That’s $15 a week (assuming you don’t go on the weekends which I know you do), $60 a month, or $720 […]

Getting Economical


Welcome to the Economical Chef Glad you made it. My main goal is to help you save money and eat great. It’s really that simple. By checking out my site, I know that you will learn how to save a few bucks (or maybe a large handful) while cooking fresh, simple meals at the same time. The Economical Chef will […]

Simple Spicy Potsticker Dipping Sauce

Simple spicy potsticker dipping sauce delivery can take awhile. On this cold Saturday night my wife whipped up a to accompany our Trader Joe’s potstickers to pass the time. Simple Spicy Potsticker Dipping Sauce Our tea bag holder was put to good use.   This recipe is as easy as it gets. Let’s get economical […]

Coconut benefits – Just a Fad or Here to Stay?

Coconut benefits – Just a Fad or Here to Stay? There are a lot of food trends generating buzz these days – kale, juice cleanses, sirahca –  but one in particular has caught the attention of the Economical Chef: Coconut benefits – just a fad or here to stay? Lets dive in. The coconut first entered the spotlight […]