Wednesday, May 5, 2010

Grocery Shopping Made Easy

I like to cook for myself and my family, but one of the challenges that I constantly face is that I don't know how to grocery shop properly. Seriously, how hard could it be? Still, I always find myself missing a few important items in my pantry, or having too many of one thing, like cans of corn and soup. What am I supposed to do with that? That is why I looked up some helpful tips for the best way to shop on my iPhone so that I could make smarter purchases in the grocery store.

To start out with, it is important to always have staples on hand, like brown rice, seeds, and nuts. These are foods that will keep for quite some time, and they make it easier to create dishes on the fly. When it comes to fruits and vegetables, you need to be more careful to purchase items that won't go bad. Make sure that you are buying fruits and vegetables that you will use right away and that can be integrated into different dishes. Last of all, remember to never shop when you are hungry because that is a trap in itself! You may find yourself purchasing items that you normally wouldn’t buy simply because your mouth was watering in the junk food aisle.

By Alice

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