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More Thrifty December bargains

The super-six at Aldi this week are cucumber, broccoli (350g), onions (1kg), celery, courgettes (3) and tomatoes (6). They are all 49p again this week. I bought some celery and broccoli this week. The celery is good for adding to chicken stew this weather. Be careful of the broccoli, mine was a little wet. Remove the cling film and if it’s wet wrap kitchen towel around it to make it drier, it’ll last longer.

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Thrifty | Buying the basics

PRAWN SALAD

Christmas is over

Yes, Christmas is over and many people are counting the cost and it’s time to go back to basics. No luxuries in  January for many people because money is short! So we have to shop around a little and stop buying luxuries and spend less where ever we can; even on food. I went to Lidl in search of bargains on Sunday. I can eat chicken and chips for every meal and so the chicken drumsticks at £1.99 a kilo were a good bargain. The ones from Asda have  a lot more meat on them but are £3.50 a kilo even if you buy two packs for £7.00. I get a little annoyed at having to buy two packs of everything in Asda to get a reasonable price. Things that I can freeze aren’t so bad, but fruit tends to go off. (more…)