Tips and recipes for stretching your November food dollar

Tip #1: Do it yourself-
We're channeling pioneers and scrappy spendthrifts to squeeze the most out of our grocery store dollars this month. Sail past the raisin bran in aisle three and make your own ... more 
Tip #1: Do it yourself-
We're channeling pioneers and scrappy spendthrifts to squeeze the most out of our grocery store dollars this month. Sail past the raisin bran in aisle three and make your own morning cereal. Granola recipe less 
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Thu, Oct 6, 2011 3:50 PM EDT
Thanksgiving eats up the monthly food budget as quickly as Uncle Mike wolfs down the pecan pie. And it's no laughing matter. So how can you squeeze out a month of meals with what's left over in the purse? It might require a slight shift in the way we cook and eat, but think of it as a month-long experiment that ends with an extravaganza of turkey and stuffing.