10 Tips for Buying Food in Bulk

Shopping strategies for getting the most out of your warehouse grocery store (12 Photos)

Sara Gauchat on Apr 3, 2012 at 2:43PM

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10 Tips for Buying Food in Bulk

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Plan Your List Wisely

Venturing into a warehouse store without a list in hand can be both daunting and dangerous. So, before your wheels ever hit the parking lot, take the time to write up your shopping list. Take inventory in your cupboards, fridge and freezer first, then plan out your meals for the week and create your list, advises Phil Lempert, the Supermarket Guru. If it’s easier, you may even want to choose one main bulk buy per week (like salmon or chicken) and build your menus around that. (And if you don’t have time to actually sit down and write out a list, be sure to at least have the recipes for your week’s meals on hand when you walk through those doors.)

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