The New York Times’ Economix blog post today by Nancy Folbre shared an economic study comparing the costs of making a cheeseburger at home with going to a fast food restaurant for a cheeseburger. I was gratified that science confirmed my gut feeling that is is less expensive to cook at home than eat out — and the study didn’t even account for differences in flavor and nutrition. So get into that kitchen and rattle those pots and pans. It will save you money and taste better.
Fast Food vs. Slow Food