Badly Named Blogs

I love BrokeAss Gourmet, really, I do. I have it on my RSS feed and check it at least, once a week. Their recipes are great, not too complicated and generally, tasty. However, the blog’s tagline cracks me up:

The premier food, wine and lifestyle blog for people who want to live the high life on the cheap.

Currently on the front page:

  • Two (TWO!) sandwiches: Total Cost of Ingredients $15.50
  • Seared Scallops for two (again TWO people!): Total Cost of Ingredients $15.50
  • Spicy Carrot Soup (serves 4): Total Cost of Ingredients $13

I could go on, but I want to scream: WHAT EXACTLY IN ANY OF THE FEATURED RECIPES IS CHEAP?! What? Where? In what parallel universe are two sandwiches that cost 15 bucks “cheap”? And the scallops? Once you are done eating your almost 8 bucks per person “meal”, you’ll still be hungry, because a quarter of a pound of scallops does not a meal make.

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