Simply put, there is no reason you have to empty your wallet to have a great meal on Easter.  Here are three easy steps to keep your Easter affordable:

1.  Rather than plan your menu off recipes that have long ingredient lists, look for simple dishes that use fewer, more inexpensive foods.

2.  Buy your meat at a deep discount.  Speaking of your main course, you want to buy a quality cut, but that doesn't mean you can't get a deal.  Hams go on deep discount this time of year.

3.  Don't forget to use what you have on hand.  even if you don't have a super coupon stockpile, you likely have food in the pantry, the fridge and the freezer.  Here's more information from

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