Transcript for Cheapest Christmas Dinner Ever: Make a Feast for 10 for Under $40
index, the cost for a big spread could rise quickly. How to get a fantastic holiday feast without breaking the bank. The holidays mean family, friends and, of course, ravishing dinner parties. But in order to keep that Christmas tree stocked, we need to keep the dinner party for ten under 40 bucks. This looks amazing. For under 40 bucks. You would think it's over a hundred. Reporter: Janette planned the meal. Creamy sweet potato soup, green bean casserole, slow-roasted pork shoulder, wine and chocolate milk. All for less than $5 a person. It's because of this book. That's the bible. Reporter: Build your menu on what's on sale. And don't be afraid to take a trip for the big savings. This is a 6 pounds roast, paid 18, but you paid 7. It's worth it to drive if the sale on meat is great. Reporter: Find coupons that match the ads. This could double or triple savings. Crescent roles. These would have been $6.38. And they were on ad, two for four. I had 40 cents off, $3.60. Reporter: And easy. Soup your not salad, cooking this creamy concoction, way easier. I got it down from 9.87 to $654. Reporter: That's 50 cents a serving. For soup. Reporter: One dinner party don't, don't overbuy. Cook what's necessary. And no party is complete without with the libations. You put them in wine detanners -- Reporter: Turns ar$2.50 into a $50. It makes the ordinary dinner look like a five-star meal. Put the things on there, makes it look expensive. Reporter: I could imagine someone sitting down and thinking, wow. For "Good morning America," Becky Worley, ABC news, Oakland, California. $5 a person. That's incredible.
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