Money-Saving Main Dishes Author:US Department of Agriculture "Money-Saving Main Dishes" is a result of research by the Agricultural Research Service of the US Department of Agriculture and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration of the US Department of Commerce. — This bulletin brings together information on the selection and preparation of the main dish for the noon or evening meal. For each m... more »ain dish presented, one serving will provide about one-fourth or more of the day's protein needs for one person.
Meats usually will cost more as a source of protein for the main dish than dry beans, eggs and combination main dishes. The main-dish recipes for meat feature the less costly kinds--for example, beef chuck and pork shoulder rather than beef rib and pork loin.
Economy of time, as well as of money, has been considered in the selection of the main dishes and menus and in the suggestions for good management.« less