How Do You Save Money On Groceries By Freezing Meats And Vegetables Bought In Bulk?
With the economy down and prices rising on food and gas, everyone is looking for ways to slash their grocery bills. Below are several tips on buying meats and vegetables in bulk then freezing them as well as where to find some deals. Meats: Buy family packs of ground beef, pork chops, and chicken when your local grocery puts them on sale. When you get home, split the ground beef up into quart size freezer bags, usually I put 1 pound in each bag. You can also make up hamburger patties, wrap individually in wax paper, and place in a gallon size freezer bag. Pork chops can be divided into either quart or gallon size bags. Just put 1 pork chop for each member of the family for one meal in each bag. Meats continued: Chicken split into appropriate size freezer bags depending on type of chicken bought. You can do this with steaks, ribs, and roasts. Vegetables: Bell peppers and onions freeze well without any preparations other than cleaning and chopping. You just need to chop or cut your peppe