Microwave Potato Chips and Could You Eat on $25 a Week?

This Time Last Year

What kind of weekly menu could you cook up for $25 per week? That plus wine storage under the stairs, a spicy cider sorbet, some new favorite gins, and quick microwave potato chips. Read on for these highlights (plus a few more) from a year ago this week.

Could You Eat on $25 a Week?

Alternative Sweeteners: Yacon Syrup

Recipe: Asian Pear, Fresh Date, and Pomegranate Salad

Top Five Things To Do With Potatoes, plus 16 Kinds of Potatoes

• And DIY Potato Chips in the Microwave

Autumn Recipe: Spiced Apple Cider Sorbet

Wine Storage Under the Stairs

Spotlight on Gin: Some New Favorites

Kitchen Color Inspiration: Hitachino Beer

How To Pick A Ripe Melon

Five Ways to Prepare Tempeh

• Great appetizers and snacks: Jam + Pork + Cheese, Sweet and Salty Cinnamon Almonds, and Peanut Butter Popcorn

Kitchen Tour: Ragdale House Travels Through Time

Previous Year Ago Lookback: How To Cook Quinoa and Open Wine Without a Corkscrew