Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Who Wants Wheat?

two things - 

#1 I am looking into a group order on wheat - hard winter white - $18.69/50 lb bag.  Price reduced depending on quantity.  When I bought my wheat, I purchased 1000 pounds.  Let me know if you are in the market for even one bag of wheat.  If we all buy together, we will get a better price.  I have to call back when I know how much we want.  

#2 does anyone need #10 cans from the cannery?  I have several opened (no lid!) but for the price of a lid, they are great for storing wheat flour in the freezer, or brown rice in the fridge, etc.

Monday, July 8, 2013

Three Rs

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

Be creative - save money!  Use old containers to store food stuffs rather than spend money to buy commercial containers.

For example - use cottage cheese, yogurt, or sour cream containers to send left overs home when your adult children visit.  Use them to store food items in the fridge.  Not as convenient as see-through plastic containers, but you can easily discard them and not even feel bad.

Use ginger snap canisters (they are quite large) to store rice, barley, or other grains on your turnaround cupboard.  They are waterproof, pest proof, and quite convenient and the price is right.

You get the idea.  Find ways to reuse those canisters.  I store my rice in old Nesquik canisters.  I make notes to myself on the lid - cooking instructions or just id labels.  They don't make the handy style anymore with the fancy handle.