10 Easy Dinner Ideas on a Budget


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Breakfast for Dinner
Bacon and eggs isn't just for breakfast -- the pair can be eaten for dinner, too!
Bacon and eggs isn't just for breakfast -- the pair can be eaten for dinner, too!
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Yes, you can have bacon and eggs for dinner. Of course, that old breakfast classic isn't the only typical morning meal that's cheap and easy to make for dinner. Pancakes, French toast and waffles won't challenge your cooking skills or your wallet. If you can't decide between breakfast and a more typical lunch or dinner food, try this frittata recipe.

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