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America's Home Cooking: Easy Recipes for Thrifty Cooking
WQED Pittsburgh’s Chris Fennimore takes to the kitchen to prepare recipes used by thrifty gourmets for years.

STRETCH YOUR FOOD DOLLAR WITH WQED’S LATEST COOKING SHOW - AMERICA’S HOME COOKING: EASY RECIPES FOR THRIFTY COOKING

Host Chris Fennimore get back to basics with budget stretchers

PITTSBURGH – Times are hard. Family budgets are stretched and cooks have to be thrifty gourmets. In times like these, using simple ingredients to make nourishing and filling family meals is a must.

WQED Pittsburgh’s Chris Fennimore takes to the kitchen to prepare recipes used by thrifty gourmets for years in America’s Home Cooking: Easy Recipes for Thrifty Cooking, a new cooking marathon, airs on [STATION] on [DATE] at [TIME].

“Our mothers and grandmothers were the original thrifty gourmets,” said Chris. “We’re going to dip into that traditional kitchen wisdom and add a few new twists for Easy Recipes for Thrifty Cooking.”

Chris has collected more than 100 tips, tricks and recipes to save time and money while still creating delicious and nutritious meals. Frugal cooking techniques will include subjects like “A Chicken in Every Pot,” “Using Legumes,” “Comforting Casseroles,” “Hearty Soups,” and “Grandma’s Wisdom.”

WQED Pittsburgh, honored with the 2007 and 2006 Mid-Atlantic Emmy® Award for Station Excellence, was founded in 1954 as the nation’s first community-supported broadcaster. WQED creates, produces and distributes quality programs, products and services to engage, inform, educate and entertain the public within its community and around the world. WQED Pittsburgh is one of the first broadcasters in the country to be fully high-definition (HD) in its studio and field production capabilities. It is the parent company of WQED-TV (PBS); WQED: The Neighborhood Channel; WQED: The Create Channel; WQEX-TV (A ShopNBC affiliate); WQED-FM 89.3/Pittsburgh; WQEJ-FM 89.7/Johnstown; a publishing division that includes PITTSBURGH MAGAZINE; local and national television and radio productions; WQED Interactive (www.wqed.org); and The WQED Education Department.

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