5 Kitchen Habits Costing You a Fortune
Even if you're buying in-season produce and on-sale chicken, you could be missing these hidden costs of cooking dinner.
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Spending Big Money for the Annual Cookie Swap
When it comes to baking, we're all for splurging on organic eggs; they're more expensive, but they're produced by hens given feed grown without most conventional pesticides, fungicides, herbicides or commercial fertilizers
. But if you're paying top dollar for dry goods, such as baking soda, brown sugar and powdered sugar, whether organic or name-brand, you're probably spending more than you need to. A group of economists recently published a fascinating list
showing chefs have no qualms buying generic—and baking items were among the top foods that even pros buy the cheap version of.