Building on your basic list….

Jane’s frugal food takes a different approach to buying food. It is called Market Based . Instead of the arduous task of making meal plans, developing a grocery list and shopping at one store , fill8mg hour cart at merchandise that s priced at top dollar, you take a simpler approach and save money in…

Thursday list : basic food

This is the first part of a blog series . The basis of frugal foods is premised on keeping a supply of basic food blight at its lowest cost. This isn’t a doomsday stock mantra, but, rather a cya mantra. Having basic ingredients that are versatile ingredients saves time and money and never leaves you…

The best if the ads 4/28/2021

Alberways Country style ribs 1.99 93/7 or 90/10 GB 3.99 cheese 2# 4.99@@ milk or cottage cheese .99@@ 💸sour cream .79 💸pork shoulder roast .99 💸salsa, tortillas .99 fab 4 (must by 4 mix or match ) Classico sauce 1.79 fab 4: pasta .59 progresso soup: buy 2: get 3 free BBW taco, enchalada sauce,…

5 don’t buy this and a buy this…

First buy this…. some paper based personal care products are going up in June. Like diapers, sanitary protection, and toilet paper. I might suggest one might be prudent to buy one ahead in a responsible manner as not to upset the supply chain and start a panic. Now. don’t buy this…. Pie filling, Dump cakes…

What we bought

Dollar Tree pesto ( Italy) 1.00 Grocery Outlet tomatoes (28oz) 1.00 taco boats 1.00 total 4.00 QFC bacon 3.99 Tillamook yogurt .50 total 16.97 QFC brats 2.77 Tillamook yogurt .50 total 8.53 Total 30.50

What’s for Dinner

Always helps to make a plan. Pork Chops, rice , salad Pizza Taco soup , chips Brats, potatoes, peppers Hamburgers , French fries, salad Mac and cheese, mixed vegetables Breakfast for dinner Pork chops from a pork loin. Add peas to the rice pizza crust is homemade with Parmesan cheese taco soup is a slow…

Processed Foods aka Convenience

Years ago, I wrote an article about convenience starting with $$. Time hasn’t changed that. What has changed is the realization that the boxes of food also contain preservatives and chemicals that we might not want to be ingesting. It’s no secret that the Parmesan cheese in a green box has wood pulp in it,…

French Bread

1-1/4 cups warm water 110 degrees 7 tsp olive oil 1/2 tsp salt 3 cups flour 2-1/4 tsp yeast put ingredients in order in bread machine pan process on dough cycle shape dough cover and let rise 30 minutes bake at 375 degree oven for 20 minutes or until bread tests done, loaf will sound…

Pantry staples meals

a Thursday list Rice and beans with diced tomatoes, chili Canned chicken,rice, chicken bouillon, beans, tuna salad sandwiches tuna noodle casserole Dinty Moore stew and canned chili chicken noodle soup with canned chicken, noodles and canned vegetables Spaghetti with pasta sauce chicken Enchiladas without the cheese, but with chilies canned chicken in a box of…

The best of the ads 4/21/2021

Fred Meyers Blueberries 2/3.00 tomatoes .99 FF chicken, whole .88 butter 2/5 💸chocolate milk .88 💸 Cheerios 1.99 💸 Italian sausage 2,77 Sargento cheese slices BOGO boneless 1/2 pork loin 1.99 Yoplait 10/5.00 💸 denotes digital coupon needed ALBERWAYS Milk @@ Radishes, green onions, cucumbers .79 Jimmy Dean sausage 2/7 10# potatoes 2.99 QFC 2#…