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5 Tips for Cooking for a Crowd on a Budget

        Lifestyle | Budget Meals

Cooking for a crowd shouldn't be stressful; it should be fun.
Cooking for a crowd shouldn't be stressful; it should be fun.
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If you're a natural-born host, you probably enjoy almost every aspect of event planning, from the invitations to the lighthearted small talk. Unless you have a Kardashian-sized bank account, however, you're likely not quite so giddy about food costs, which can quickly spiral out of control whenever you're feeding a crowd.

Fortunately for cash-strapped party-throwers, there are many ways to host a fabulous shindig without having to take out a second mortgage on your home. Read on for our helpful tips for keeping your guests full and happy at your next event.

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