7 Ways to save money and make great food using leftovers – Italian-style

stuffed eggplants (melanzane ripiene)In a previous Examiner.com article, I challenged readers to come up with some low cost, healthy and delicious recipes using leftovers and inexpensive ingredients – just like the Italians do. As you may know, Italians throw nothing away and utilize every part of the animals they consume (think of head cheese or pickled pigs feet)! This is true now more than ever. We all want to save money and not waste anything. It’s better for the earth too.

Following are reader suggestions and some recipes. Buon Appetito!

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