Budget & everyday

Make your food go further

Spend less by making some smart kitchen choices. Go for simple bakes and cakes, plus cheap cuts of meat, money-saving gadgets and wise storecupboard staples.

Top budget tips when making Christmas dinner

Keep in control of your spending over the festive period.

Cheap cuts: How to get the most from meat

Stretch meat a little further by choosing a budget cut of lamb, beef or pork.

How to make Christmas cheaper

With a bit of clever cooking you can make the festive season surprisingly frugal...

Money saving gadgets for a frugal kitchen

Save the pennies with our equipment tips for a more economical kitchen.

Skills & know how

As well as helping you decide what to cook we can also help you to cook it. From tips on cookery techniques to facts and information about health and nutrition, we’ve a wealth of foodie know how for you to explore.

About BBC Good Food

We’re all about good recipes, and about quality home cooking that everyone can enjoy. Whether you’re looking for some healthy inspiration or learning how to cook a decadent dessert, we’ve trustworthy guidance for all your foodie needs.

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All our recipes are tested thoroughly by us to make sure they’re suitable for your kitchen at home. We know many of you are concerned about healthy eating, so we send them to a qualified nutritionist for thorough analysis too.

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