Thursday, June 18, 2009

5 Meals, 10 Ingredients

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Since I know some of you will be hitting the grocery store bright and early this Saturday morning, I encourage you to see this video of Mark Bittman on the Today Show. You should also check out my post The Well Stocked Pantry, the first post I ever published on this blog. It will help you understand why having a few staple ingredients around can help you economize and put together a quick meal or a week's menu . Think of it as you would your wardrobe... if you have a few good basic pieces like a black suit or a killer white blouse, all you have to do is go out and buy new accessories for a brand new look! Additionally, if you check out the specials on the store's website or flyer in the newspaper before you go to the store, you will save a lot of money and who knows, you might even come out with a few new recipes. Remember, if you are on a budget, now is the time to transfer your shopping skills and creative spirit from the mall to the grocery store.



Note: If you are in a pinch for a Father's Day Menu, check out our post published last week!

7 comments:

  1. Ok..... just where in France was this picture taken??? (the windows and shutters are a dead give-away!) Love it love it.

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  2. Where do you think, Francophile? Hint..it's in Provence and has the best Saturday market in the world!!

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  3. I can't remember which one is on Sat.: St. Remy? Isle-sur-Sorgue is Sunday I know; Vaison is Wed. I think. You know, we could do quite a job in Provence!!! Think of it: food AND "aneyefordetail". hmmmmm

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  4. and Gordes is Wed. but the mother of all markets is (drumroll...)
    Aix en Provence!!!!!!!

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  5. hmmm... is right, i'm game, want to do it?

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  6. Deauville has a great one too, got some great sweaters there!

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  7. you know, I've never been to Aix! I just adore MFK Fisher's books re. Aix and all of Provence. More later....

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