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  1. Kitchen Basics
    from Marshalls Creek Spices on Amazon.com or you can go to their web site directly..I'm mentioning this because their average size is 6oz containers and a $7.95 flat shipping no matter how much you buy..I ran out of powered Ginger close to a couple of months ago..so I was looking in Walmart...
  2. Just Tips
    If you have been buying bulk coffee at Starbucks.........might want to read this. Massachusetts Fines Starbucks For Undisclosed Fee On Coffee Found it very interesting...........and if the fee truly wasn't disclosed I hope they lose!! Sad where we have gone with "consuming".............and...
  3. Kitchen Basics
    Sorry to ask this as I'm sure it's been asked before, but the search function is not yeilding an answer for me yet. Where do you buy your dried black beans in bulk? Locally I can only find 1 & 2 pound bags at an average price of about $1.25 per pound. It's not a bad price, but If I can beat...
  4. Kitchen Basics
    Is anyone else here still gluten free? I use a gluten free flour blend that I got from the sneaky chef and I use it for just about everything. 2 cups brown rice flour 2/3 cup potato starch 1/3 cup tapioca flour 1 tsp xanthan gum I have been buying all the ingredients at Central Market in the...
  5. Question and Answer
    I was just wondering in anyone knew of a mail order or online source for bulk foods that has reasonable (okay, I mean cheap) shipping rates. I have ordered from E & S Sales which is located in Shipshewana, IN. Its been quite a few years ago though and don't remember if shipping costs were...
  6. Preparedness and Survival
    Hello everyone Yesterday I found this site for the first time,and love it! My first post is this question as well as some of my source. I would be interested in finding sources for Bulk foods such as: (Hope it to be Organic) Honey,Bee Pollen,Rice,Beans,Grains,Seeds (sprouting/growing) and just...
  7. 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...
  8. General Chat
    :smirk:Please and Thank you! I bought 10lbs of Yellow onion and Potatoes. I decided to food process my yellow onion and freeze it. What to do with potatoes? Here is the big question, how long do potatoes last and if they grow eyes (which they haven't yet) is that bad?
  9. Frugal Living
    I've been trying to figure out how much it would cost me to get bulk bouillon vs buying it in the box, so while I was at the store today I decided to take a look. I went to get my PDA out of my purse to write the prices down, but lo and behold my PDA was out of battery juice. Doh! I almost...
  10. Frugal Canadians
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  11. Calculations and Alternatives
    We all know that most of the time, a spice is offered in loose quantities in the bulk section of the supermarket and there's a prepackaged alternative sold in another area of the same store. Things like salt, pepper, flour, sugar, etc are these types of items. If it's used to flavor a food, it's...
  12. Frugal Canadians
    Anyone know offhand how much beef boullion in the bulk section of Real Canadian Superstore is per 100g? I'm trying to calculate the cost for my homemade dry onion soup mix. (Btw, 49.5g = 1/3c of beef bouillion). :D
  13. Mixes
    Cricketlegs Bulk White Gravy Mix Recipe DescriptionWhite gravy that can be made into brown with meat drippings or stock paste. Preparation Steps:I made my bulk gravy. There was NO recipe online so I figured it out myself using the basic formula I use to make it by the panful...
  14. General Chat
    We have Winco food stores here in Nevada, and I know they are not just here! I buy a lot of our stuff in bulk there, spices, drink mix, cereals, pasta's...There are better deals on the flour and sugar to be had at Costco and of course between sales and regular store prices, couponing...I was...
  15. Question and Answer
    How can I use up bulk oatmeal? I have a ton that I want to use up for maybe stretching meals, make deserts, etc. Please help, I've never used it for anything except breakfast! lol TIA!
  16. Question and Answer
    Buying in bulk is important to me...when feasible. After great reluctance, I joined Costco. $50 to join. However, first thing I bought was a pair of prescription glasses for $150 (everything) which would have cost me $325 elsewhere. So Costco paid for itself this first year. The problem...
  17. OAMC, Homecanning, Freezing, and Preserving
    I decided to try the bulk pasta sauce recipe listed on "Engineer a Debt Free Life." Used ground turkey instead of hamburger, and added more tomato sauce than called for, as the recipe was very sweet with a full cup of brown sugar. Also added garlic and oregano. Tastes pretty good, and I think...
  18. Question and Answer
    Just wondering what everyone finds easier and more frugal to buy in bulk? Thanks I am working on menu planning/grocery shopping and cooking by scratch...so Im researching now. LOL
  19. Question and Answer
    My son likes the packets of swiss miss or any of those other brands and I wanted to know if anyone has a bulk recipe that tastes the same that I can put in a big jar and use instead.
  20. Kitchen Basics
    question: is buying in bulk seriously better???
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