I just put up a new photo album onto my FaceBook called 'Food Porn - End of February', and there was a theme that made me want to blog. I noticed that I kept bringing up that the food I ate this week was a bunch of managers' specials.
At this point, I need to point out that I am writing this post on my own. King Kullen, where I enjoy shopping, does not know that I am writing this. I just want my friends to know that they should look in local supermarkets for deals and specials.
I tend to spend whatever I want on food and then occassionally make up for it by purchasing managers' specials. I usually shop at my local King Kullen. I find the people are friendly and helpful and I have a few special people that I look forward to seeing. The Fishmonger and the Produce Lady are my particular favorites. The butchers will cut me a special piece when I need one, but usually there are many cuts to choose from in the meat section. Managers' specials are deep discounts on food that will be expiring in the next few days. I tackle this by either freezing immediately or using as dinner on the same day as the purchase. Sometimes I cook, but mostly its my husband Andrew who does the cooking.
I looked through many pictures of the wonderful food that I ate over this past year and cannot remember any more managers' specials. I have been enjoying specials and sales over the years and look forward to many more. I write this to remind you that there are still ways to make your budget work - even in these trying times.