9 Pricey Foods to Stop Buying (and What to Buy Instead)
Quality ingredients are usually worth the price, but sometimes you can get away with cutting corners. Here's how.
Liver Spread: Hit the Deli Counter for Champagne Taste on a Beer Budget
Pâté is a delicious and easy snack to have on hand for casual cocktails; spread it on crispy toast or crackers and you have an instant hors d'oeuvre. Many country pâtés can cost around $15 a pound, but liverwurst—which is also made primarily with pork and pork liver—is usually closer to $7 for the same amount. The deli-counter staple may be more at home on saltines than on table water crackers, but serve it on a platter with cornichons and some plum jam alongside glasses of dry white wine, and trust us, your guests won't mind.
Switch and save: $8 per pound