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What to Buy (and What to Skip) at ALDI This Thanksgiving

When it comes to seasonal products, Trader Joe’s favors the “throw a whole pot of spaghetti at the wall and see what sticks” method of product development. ALDI—the older, wiser, and more cautious of the adopted grocery-chain siblings—takes the exact opposite approach. Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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What to Buy (and What to Skip) at Trader Joe’s This Thanksgiving

I am, as most of you probably know, a pretty big fan of the slightly twee grocery store known as Trader Joe’s. I love their reasonably priced and well-stocked cheese department. I love their convenient pre-cooked lentils and cans of turkey chili. I love this damn shaker of magic. As such, I was very excited […]

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Beware of Whole Foods Price Increases Following Early Amazon Discounts

Here’s disappointing news for all of us who believed we could hang on to some of our whole paychecks while shopping at Whole Foods, thanks to the Amazon takeover that seemed to bring immediate (and pretty substantial) price cuts. A research firm has been tracking numbers and found that prices have been creeping back…Read more… […]

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Beware of Whole Foods Price Increases Following Early Amazon Discounts

Here’s disappointing news for all of us who believed we could hang on to some of our whole paychecks while shopping at Whole Foods, thanks to the Amazon takeover that seemed to bring immediate (and pretty substantial) price cuts. A research firm has been tracking numbers and found that prices have been creeping back…Read more… […]

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Two Surprisingly Cheap Cuts of Steak—and Exactly How You Should Prepare Them

I’ve got good steak news, and I’ve got bad steak news. The bad news is that previously cost-conscious cuts of meat, such as flank and skirt steak, are not so cost-conscious anymore. (This is probably due to the fact that they’ve gotten so much as hype as “affordable.” In fact, when I went to purchase some […]

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