8 Foods to Buy Cheap (That Still Taste Great)

When it comes to grocery shopping, some foods are worth the extra money and some are just as good when bought on the cheap. Here's a look at eight foods that will save you some money on your next grocery bill (10 Photos)

Sara Gauchat on Feb 16, 2012 at 11:24AM

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8 Foods to Buy Cheap (That Still Taste Great)

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Skimping and Splurging

We're all watching their budgets with a magnifying glass — and that watchfulness extends right into the grocery store aisle. But the real challenge is cutting corners on your shopping list without cutting the flavor. The good news is that it can be done. "You should be your own food conscience. Use the best ingredients you can afford, and that’s the spirit of cooking," says chef Rick Tramonto, author of Steak with Friends: At Home, with Rick Tramonto and Top Chef Masters contestant. When stocking up on the basics, you simply need to know where to skimp and where it's best to splurge. Read on for advice about eight common items in your grocery cart.

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