Cooking, in general, is a pretty great way to save money on food. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF mtvother.tumblr.com Restaurants are fun, but they are very rarely the most efficient way to spend your hard-earned currency. But even when you swear off Seamless, it can still be hard to stick to a budget. Stuff is expensive, yo! Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Fox ADHD / foxadhd.tumblr.com So: What's your best saving strat? Maybe you know exactly which foods will fill you up without breaking the bank. buzzfeed.com Sup, chickpeas. Or you've got ~ways~ of finding great grocery bargains. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF smithsonianmag.tumblr.com Costco is for winners. And tips for using your freezer to the fullest advantage. damndelicious.net / buzzfeed.com Everyone loves a good freezer meal. Tell us your smartest money-saving tip in the comments below! Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF giphy.com With a photo, for extra credit. We'll feature the best suggestions in a future post on BuzzFeed.