The Frugal Gourmet

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The Frugal Gourmet is a Cooking Show hosted by Jeff Smith that began in Tacoma, Washington in 1973 and ran on PBS from 1983 to 1997. As the name implies, the show was intended to help people cook inexpensively. The show ended shortly after seven male ex-employees sued Smith, alleging that he had sexually assaulted them.

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