Many of us go through a time in life where there just isn’t enough money available to eat as well as we want to. And if you splurge occasionally to go out with friends, it means more meals on a budget with ramen noodles, canned chili and soup.
Throughout history man has looked for ways to improve his meals. Dirt was never seen as a taste enhancer, but the lemongrass growing by those bushes made the leg of beast taste divine.
The Requirements For Being A Budget Gourmet Are:
1) The ability to boil water
2) The ability to stay in the kitchen for 3-5 minutes while your food cooks and not get on Instagram while it burns in the next room
What One Stocks In A Budget Gourmet Kitchen:
There are some important things to have stocked in your kitchen as a budget gourmet. (If you think any of these ingredients are heinous, don’t waste your money on them.)
Salt, pepper, cinnamon, cayenne, curry powder, corn starch, sugar , chili powder, flour
Vinegar, soup stock, chili paste, soy sauce, mayonnaise, mustard, ketchup, peanut butter, lemon juice, honey, milk, butter, cream cheese
Here are some nifty ways to gourmet up your budget meals.