Today’s Thrifty Tip is about saving………
on our grocery bills.
How can we do this?
Stretching out our food purchases – by NOT throwing anything away!
Have you even bought one of those fresh herb packets, in plastic containers, found in the produce department?
If you found a packet of thyme for $2.00 (unlikely) in a 3/4 ounce packet – the cost comes out to be over $24.00 a pound! Or you bought a fresh bunch of parsley and is sitting in the frig. drying out.
How many food items do you spend $24.00 a pound on? Not many.
You use a little for a recipe, and throw the pack back in the refrigerator, telling yourself you’ll use it in another recipe.
Be honest, haven’t you throw a lot of them out because they were spoiled, swiveled up, or had mold growing on them?
Here’s a quick, easy way to get your money’s worth out of these herbs.
I use this method on (marjoram, thyme, parsley, oregano, basil and chives and sage). The above herbs are the last bits from my garden, BUT, use your imagination, these are the herbs sitting in your frig.
Remove the leaves from stems. Chop the leaves up by, using you food processor, manual food chopper, a knife, your fingers. Whichever method works for you.
Cost savings, quick and easy!