The best time to shop for meats is about 3 pm on Saturday afternoon, providing the store is closed on Sunday. Today, Saturday, for example I bought 3 roasting chickens at half price because the expiration date is Sunday.
Last week, I picked up two inside round steaks at half price which I use for stews, soups, etc. I also got a 1/2 lb. slab of salt pork at half price, which I cut into smaller portions for beans, soups, etc. I'm not a big meat eater, so this variety will keep me going for several months.
By Takelababy from Vermilion Bay, Ontario Canada
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Shop early in the morning for meat purchases. Some stores sell perfectly good meats for discounted prices early. I have purchased fresh packages of ground beef and steak for $1.50 per package. The early bird gets the worm.
By Jacqueline from Spartanburg, SC