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  1. The Best Time To Buy...May

    by , 04-28-2012 at 12:44 PM ([email protected]'s Blog)

    Ground beef
    Hamburger and hot dog buns
    Condiments (ketchup, mustard, barbeque sauce, relish)
    Salad dressing
    Ice cream
    Frozen pies
    Bottled water

    Party supplies (disposable plates, cups, napkins and utensils)
    Grill supplies (charcoal, lighter fluid)
    Pet supplies ...
  2. Buying Food in Bulk - How Long Will It Last?

    by , 10-31-2009 at 02:10 PM ([email protected]'s Blog)
    How Long Will Stored Food Items Last?

    Many smart shoppers like stocking up on food items in order to save money on their grocery bills, but before filling up the cupboards (and every other possible space) with bulk items, you may want to review the average shelf life of the most common foods we buy.

    Also, asking yourself a few questions before buying large portions of food will help insure that what you are purchasing will not go to waste.

    1) Will you ...
  3. [email protected]'s Crockpot Pot Roast Recipe

    by , 02-08-2009 at 11:38 AM ([email protected]'s Blog)
    First here's the story of the Bottom Round Roast I purchased yesterday. The main
    grocery store I shop at has been pulling some tricks lately and I'm really getting
    aggravated by this store. Here's the lastest one.

    Bottom Round Roast is advertised as a loss leader. It sells for $2.29 a pound but
    with the stores discount card they deduct $.40 a pound making it $1.89 a pound.
    So I thought, okay, good deal I'll give them a try. I don't usually buy my meats

    Updated 02-08-2009 at 11:44 AM by [email protected]

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  4. Basic Vinagarette

    by , 02-05-2009 at 02:00 PM ([email protected]'s Blog)
    4 tablespoons Dijon mustard
    4-6 tablespoons red wine vinegar
    6 tablespoons vegetable oil
    2 tablespoons olive oil
    black pepper
    water, to thin

    • In a small bowl whisk together the Dijon mustard and red wine vinegar.
    • Slowly add in 6 tablespoons vegetable oil until the mixture is thickened, then whisk in olive oil.
    • Season with salt and pepper to taste.
    • If necessary add in a small amount of water to thin.

    Updated 02-05-2009 at 02:05 PM by [email protected]

  5. Chicken Cacciatore

    by , 02-05-2009 at 01:52 PM ([email protected]'s Blog)
    1 jar Italian Style Cooking Sauce
    2 1/2-3 lbs. chicken cut into serving pieces
    2 Tsp vegetable oil
    1/2 cup dry red wine

    In a large skillet, brown chicken in hot oil until golden.
    Drain fat.
    Add Italian Style Cooking Sauce.
    Cover and simmer 40-045 minutes or until chicken is tender.
    Stir in wine and simmer a few more minutes until flavors are well blended.

    Serves 6
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