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Taking control of your household budget?

Taking control of your household budget?

Two great new books, by two talented Kiwi blokes, will help stretch your food dollar further.

Dennis Greville recommends growing your own groceries and Simon Holst recommends cooking at home.

Fresh is always best, and what better way to ensure your food is really fresh? Grow and then cook your own!

If you've always meant to start a vegetable patch, but kept putting it off, Dennis can help with his new book Easy on the Pocket Vegetable Gardening: Growing Your Own Groceries. 'The key,' says Dennis, 'is to grow the things you like to eat and work with the seasons.'

Simon had two goals in mind when starting to write Easy on the Pocket to Prepare: Inexpensive Family Meals. 'With food prices rising so rapidly I wanted to write a budget conscious book so that everyone could enjoy tasty meals,' says Simon.

Both Simon and Dennis understand the busy lifestyles of New Zealand families. Their books are packed with ideas to help readers save money, eat well and enjoy the many pleasures of cooking and gardening together.

'Home cooked food using home grown ingredients always tastes so much better,' says Simon, 'and you'll never throw out unused vegetables again,' says Dennis, 'because you harvest just the right amount each time.' It's a recipe that's gentle on the wallet without scrimping on flavour or satisfaction. Eat well and save money. It's easy!

Easy on the Pocket to Prepare: Inexpensive Family Meals

by Simon Holst, ISBN 187738237X

Easy on the Pocket Vegetable Gardening: Growing Your Own Groceries

by Dennis Greville, ISBN 1887382361

Both books are published by Hyndman Publishing, rrp$19.99 each


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