Epicurious picks the best supermarket deals and pairs them with delicious dishes to impress
Forget dire economic buzzwords-we see the financial crisis in stark relief every time the cashier rings up our weekly groceries. So what can you do? Here are ten food ingredients to make the most of your budget and help fill your family up for less. You'll find hearty pantry staples, inexpensive proteins, and flavor-adders that prove that a little can go a long way. Of course, you'll need to add veggies (choose what's in season where you live for the best buys, or flash-frozen varieties, which are loaded with nutrients) and other fixings to round out meals. Before you even hit the supermarket, be sure to check out our Budget Shopping Tips and money-saving posts in our blog.
(73¢ per pound for white potatoes)*
The simple spud sure is versatile: Use low-starch waxy ones, such as red-skinned types, for dishes where they must hold their shape, like potato salad orRead More »from Top 10 money-saving ingredients