For lunch we finished the third serve of French Onion Soup, split between us, with a par baked roll, but no gruyere.
- Four onions for $2.49 is 42c per serve
- Add in another 14c for butter, garlic, seasonings & Worcestershire sauce per serve
- Dry vermouth works out at 13c per serve
- The carton of beef broth was $2.49 or 42c per serve
- Six par baked rustic rolls were $3.29 or 55c per serve.
Lunch today cost just $1.66.
Foodie Greg was determined to have ‘breakfast for dinner’ – specifically a traditional English breakfast, reduced to sensible portions. Trader Joe’s organic baked beans, on an English muffin, topped with a pastured egg along with smoked bacon.
Yes, we smoked some thick cut bacon as an experiment, that turned out to be quite successful. We decided it could have gone a little more hot, but smoked bacon like this is never going to crisp up the way most Americans like their bacon.
- Bacon adds 60c per serve
- The Trader Joe’s Organic Baked Beans are a little sweet for our taste, but otherwise 75c per serve
- An English Muffin is 50c per serve
- Pastured Eggs are 50c each, so two adds $1.00 per serve.
Dinner tonight was definitely better than your typical British breakfast for just $2.85. We’ll be smoking bacon again, at a slightly higher temperature next time.