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Determining Best Prices for Meat and Vegetables

How does one know what is a good buy for meat? My mother-in-law will say, I'm going to go get a ham, because it is such and such per pound, or chicken breasts a such and such a pound. Does it depend on where you live? What about veggies? Are there average prices to know what is too high or a bargain on meat and veggies? Thanks in advance for any advice.

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By Brenda from Alabama

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November 22, 20090 found this helpful

You need to go around to all the grocery stores to find out what's going on, also read sale papers. Even call stores to ask prices before shopping, some stores have better prices on produce another one will have meats on sale. The same with milk & etc, I do not get all my food from one store,I get our snacks from Sam's club, keep all your receipts so you can keep up with prices, good luck.

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November 22, 20090 found this helpful

Ditto kffrmw88 said. And a lot of it does depend on location and what grocery stores you have in your area and what time of year/season you are buying in.

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Try keeping a price book for a while of what price the items you use a lot go for at each store with the date and package size etc. After a while you will get to know what is a 'stock up' price and see that the sales go in cycles. You don't have to do it for every single item you buy...just start out with what you tend to buy often &/or higher ticket items to start out with.

example: http://organize … -book-save-money

You might read the post/comments in the link below but it really is dependent on location etc.
http://www.5dol … ice-on-meat.html

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