Chapter 17

Making More (and Better) for Less

In This Chapter

arrow Making cheap eats that taste great

arrow Getting super deals with vegetables and beans

To understand how much money the average American shopper wastes every week, just stand around any supermarket checkout counter. Instead of flipping through the intellectual journals on sale (“Lady Gaga Dresses Like a Normal Person for a Month”), take an inventory of customers’ shopping carts. Even discounting the usual junky snack food, you’ll find that the average cart is loaded with high-priced (for what you ...

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