Grocery Journal Entry

I just love this grocery journal entry made by tracitodd: “We spend all of our money on groceries — since the kids and I are at home 7 days a week and we don't eat out, we go through a lot of groceries!” She even uses coupons πŸ™‚ It shows that the entries don't have…

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The Way You Grocery Shop Matters

I went grocery shopping today. I went to Publix, where I do all of my shopping. The store was well stocked. The produce was fresh. The employees were helpful and friendly. As I walked the aisles, I thought to myself, β€œthis is fun.” Upon checking out, I was pleased with my savings (about 20%, despite…

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How To Buy Fresh Asparagus

When buying asparagus these are some of the main points you need to remember to get the best tasting stalks: 1. When choosing asparagus, you want straight, firm stalks that have tightly closed dark green or purple tips. This indicates that it is fresh. 2. While the diameter of the stalks doesn't matter when it…

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How To Grill Fruits and Vegetables

Fruits and vegetables can be great grilling accompaniments to the meat you serve. Here are some tips: 1. Grilling actually makes fruits and vegetables sweeter because it caramelizes their natural sugars which enhances their sweetness 2. For vegetables, choose those that gave a good grilling shape when sliced. Eggplant, onions, zucchini, yellow squash and bell…

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