It’s been a wonderful, peaceful week filled with homemade food. I didn’t buy a single takeout meal, which is pretty rare for me! I don’t miss it either, and I think eventually we’ll see the benefits in our budget. I think I was probably spending at least $50 a week on takeout, but probably more.
Last Friday I needed to buy a few things at the Asian market. Our local Asian market is pretty big, with a lot of variety, and is especially good for produce. The prices pretty much put our traditional grocery stores to shame. A small package of rice noodles at Stop and Shop is over $7, but it’s $0.87 at A Dong. That’s right, the Asian market is called A Dong. You have a problem with that?
So I will be returning to A Dong tomorrow to save some $$. Here’s the rundown of dinners for the next 7 nights: