How to Eat Cheap: CNN Video

Now that it’s hip to be cheap, CNN has some food-saving tips to lower your grocery bill. Many of these are common sense to the GrubCrowd, and the main tradeoff is your time:

Watch the video on (since I can’t embed CNN videos into WordPress.)

Some key points / reminders:

  • Plan ahead in order to buy the right things and to reduce waste
  • Buy in bulk (as long as you were planning to buy that stuff anyway)
  • Get the least-processed version of the food (ie instead of boneless skinless chicken, try bone-in)
  • Check out your local farmer’s market
  • And don’t forget that beans and rice can go a long way
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