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Current State of the Art in Grocery List Apps?

I need a new grocery list app that a) has iPhone, Android, and Web Apps; b) allows for multiple lists; c) allows sharing; and d) other preferences below. [more inside]
posted by brainmouse on Aug 6, 2014 - 9 answers

Why should I shop at Costco?

What deals can I get at Costco that make it worth the hike and membership when I already have walking distance access to Trader Joe's, Walmart, Jewel and independent local grocers? [more inside]
posted by srboisvert on Mar 18, 2014 - 48 answers

I don't want to have to go to Dr. Oz or Andrew Weil for this one.

Which healthy grocery items/nutritional supplements/dietary interventions have you found to be worth the splurge, and how/why? [more inside]
posted by blue suede stockings on Dec 15, 2013 - 35 answers

Help me make a kickass gourmet dinner for my parents in Baltimore/DC

I will be visiting my family in the Baltimore/DC area for the holidays. As a present I would like to make my parents a really fabulous, gourmet dinner. Please point me to the stores with the best selections of seafood, veggies, and cheese! [more inside]
posted by joan_holloway on Dec 13, 2013 - 10 answers

How much do you spend on food in a month?

I just downloaded the mint.com app and found to my absolute horror that partner and I are spending $1300 a month on food (!!!) Surely this cannot be right. What does your budget look like and what is an average spend for you? [more inside]
posted by everydayanewday on Nov 29, 2013 - 74 answers

Recommendations for an online meal planner?

I need to be better about managing my grocery budget and streamlining my time in the kitchen. I've just started poking around for options but I'm eager for hive mind recommendations. The main caveat is that I'm in Canada, which has ruled the promising foodonthetable.com. Something that allows you to cost meals fairly easily would be nice. Please pardon any typos--mobile AskMeing is a bit tricksy.
posted by Decimask on Nov 28, 2013 - 7 answers

Is there a good site or app to monitor Canadian grocery flyers?

I'm hoping to start our food and sundries budget off on the right foot by shopping the sales as much as possible, but going through flyers and/or finding coupons on store at a time can be really tedious. There has to be a site or app for this, but I seem to be striking out.   Any recommendations from the hive mind? Bonus made-up points for anything that lets me set even basic alerts.   (The Canada factor is key--the initial few apps I've looked at have been US-only.)
posted by Decimask on May 29, 2013 - 6 answers

What's good at the Asian grocery?

There's a giant Korean supermarket not terribly far from where I live (the mega Hmart in Burlington). It's enormous--big enough to have small aisles dedicated to different Asian groceries--a Thai aisle, an Indian aisle, a Japanese aisle, etc. It's far more than I'd ever be able to explore on my own. What items available in a truly excellent Asian supermarket should I seek out? This is pretty much a pan-Asian free-for-all, so if you have a favorite Indonesian mustard, or an unforgettable Cambodian pickle, please share here. Bonus points for sous-vide-able items! [more inside]
posted by Admiral Haddock on May 20, 2013 - 54 answers

Meal Solutions for the Common Sense Inept

What are some handy, affordable, healthy meal solutions for a kitchen-less existence? [more inside]
posted by Sine_Agraphia on Nov 27, 2012 - 23 answers

I need extremely basic help with meal planning and grocery shopping.

I need extremely basic help with meal planning and grocery shopping. I don't even know where to start. I have a psychological block against cooking to the point where actually I'll forgo eating if it's going to be more difficult than microwaving something. [more inside]
posted by desjardins on Oct 4, 2012 - 67 answers

When should I struggle against my frugal nature?

Which groceries are worth spending more money on and which are not? [more inside]
posted by queens86 on Aug 20, 2012 - 67 answers

Moved back to the Netherlands, and I'm hungry.

Mefites of Holland! Send me to your favorite ethnic grocery stores and trattorias in de Randstad. Bonus points for North Holland (esp. Haarlem-A'dam-Alkmaar), and you win 1,000 internets if you know of a real Mexican, Thai or Indian grocer anywhere within 250k of Amsterdam.
posted by digitalprimate on Aug 15, 2012 - 14 answers

shopping unique to nyc

What are some NYC-centric chains? [more inside]
posted by sabh on Jun 28, 2012 - 83 answers

Japanese grocers between Portland and Boston?

I need the best Japanese grocer between Portland, ME and Boston. [more inside]
posted by furnace.heart on May 20, 2012 - 11 answers

Where to get cheap and fresh fruits and veggies in Alexandria, VA?

Grocery shopping in Alexandria, VA without a car and on a $200/month budget? [more inside]
posted by elisse on Jan 28, 2012 - 25 answers

Food puzzle

Food allergics and creative cooks: processed foods, snacks, and simple meal ideas that don't include common allergens? [more inside]
posted by the young rope-rider on Nov 27, 2011 - 19 answers

We're light years beyond the Goya aisle here.

We're light years beyond the Goya aisle here. [more inside]
posted by availablelight on Aug 11, 2011 - 37 answers

Am I doing this whole healthy thing right?

My lifestyle has gone through some major flux in the last couple of months and I need some advice/guidance/reassurance from others who are trying to be their healthiest every day. [more inside]
posted by stormygrey on Mar 15, 2011 - 16 answers

speed eating for dummies

How do you shop so that food doesn't go bad before you can eat it? [more inside]
posted by motsque on Mar 10, 2011 - 36 answers

Quality of Trader Joe's versus Whole Foods

Quality of Trader Joe's versus Whole Foods [more inside]
posted by mintchip on Feb 27, 2011 - 33 answers

Pantry Pile Potluck: What should we make with all of this food?

My boyfriend and I have a cooking puzzle for you: we rather wildly underestimated the price of our groceries when we went shopping this evening, and as a result we decided to try to raid the current contents of our pantry to accommodate two weeks of meals rather than just one. Well, it turns out we have way more stuff than we thought, but we have no idea how to put it all together. Assuming that we can buy $10 or so more groceries if we need to make recipes work, can you tell us how to make the enclosed list of ingredients into 5-7 tasty vegan dinners that are more interesting than just five nights of beans and rice? We know we've got lots of food, we're just not very good at improvising. [more inside]
posted by ocherdraco on Feb 6, 2011 - 26 answers

Hacking Whole Foods?

Hacking Whole Foods: Give me your best suggestions and tips for finding LOW-priced options at Whole Foods that are not available in typical, mainstream chain grocery stores. [more inside]
posted by Cool Papa Bell on Jan 6, 2011 - 56 answers

I need New York satsumas NOW, dammit.

I love citrus generally, but I was just thinking about how I really, really love satsumas - but haven't seen them in the local Whole Foods in a while. I'm in NYC - where can I go now, and generally, to get some delicious satsumas? [more inside]
posted by Ash3000 on Dec 16, 2010 - 19 answers

How do I shop and cook to maximize my grocery budjet?

Which grocery items are the cheapest (most cost effective) in terms of how far they go to actually feed yourself and your family? [more inside]
posted by kitcat on Nov 3, 2010 - 60 answers

Costco once a week

What is a healthy, reasonable shopping list/meal plan that can be purchased once a week from Costco? [more inside]
posted by lattiboy on Oct 7, 2010 - 10 answers

How do two foodies survive on a budget?

You are a foodie, you don't eat out often, and you manage to spend less than $400-500 on food a month for two people, including going out. How do you do it? [more inside]
posted by two lights above the sea on Sep 22, 2010 - 66 answers

More like Trader Schmoe's amirite?

ISO discount grocery stores around the Cambridge-to-Waltham Massachusetts corridor. I'm thinking here of the dented-can, overstock, weird-food-that-didn't-sell-in-the-regular-supermarket, fell-off-the-loading-dock variety. Like a "Building 19⅚" of grocery stores. I've seen places like this in other locales, but not around where I live.
posted by not_on_display on Sep 14, 2010 - 10 answers

I'm looking for great deals on groceries...

Is there any way for me to be automatically notified when certain foods go on sale at any stores in my area? [more inside]
posted by Ryogen on Aug 13, 2010 - 4 answers

Lunch from Trader Joe's

A brand new grocery store opened up near where I work! Yay! (Previously, there weren't any nearby.) I want to get my lunch there. What should I buy? [more inside]
posted by ocherdraco on Jul 21, 2010 - 14 answers

Trader Joe's spin off #2

Trader Joe's "Non-Food" items. What to get? [more inside]
posted by cazoo on Jul 21, 2010 - 48 answers

Help me compile my Trader Joe's shopping list!

I'll be making a one-time pilgrimage to a Trader Joe's this weekend. What good, cheap stuff should I buy? [more inside]
posted by Bardolph on Apr 29, 2010 - 91 answers

Where is the best place to buy fresh seafood in Pittsburgh?

Where is the best place to buy fresh seafood in Pittsburgh? [more inside]
posted by Poppa Bear on Apr 26, 2010 - 10 answers

Grocery delivery in Columbus, OH?

Are there any grocery stores or shoppes in Columbus, Ohio that make deliveries? Alternatively, are there any other organizations there that do (free or compensated) grocery delivery services for the elderly? [more inside]
posted by Keter on Mar 10, 2010 - 5 answers

Help me find delicious Chicago-made drygoods.

What are some excellent packaged food products made by companies in or around Chicago? I want to sell them in the little grocery store I manage. [more inside]
posted by bubukaba on Mar 9, 2010 - 16 answers

Spaghetti twice a day every day gets old fast

College student. I suck at grocery shopping and I suck at cooking. Help me out? [more inside]
posted by Rory Marinich on Mar 2, 2010 - 45 answers

What's the best place to get Halal meat in central Toronto?

Please help me find a good Halal butcher or meat shop in Toronto. Preferably not in Scarborough. [more inside]
posted by scrute on Feb 25, 2010 - 6 answers

The Budget Ethical Gourmet

Help me put together a shopping list that is 1) ethical 2) healthy and 3) under $50/week. [more inside]
posted by whodatninja on Dec 23, 2009 - 31 answers

Menu planning and grocery shopping

I need help buying groceries. [more inside]
posted by mudpuppie on Oct 30, 2009 - 34 answers

Can I buy groceries in the USA and bring them back to Canada?

I live in Vancouver, Canada and I am going to the U.S. for the day this weekend. I want to know if it's in fact true, that you can bring groceries back into Canada without paying duty or customs fees? [more inside]
posted by ninefour on Oct 21, 2009 - 7 answers

Tomatofilter: 2% chance I'm crazy; 98% chance something (good) is up with our country's tomatos.

Tomato question: Did something happen late last Autumn that could have caused low-priced/budget tomatoes in (U.S.) fast-food restaurants and supermarkets to become radically better tasting? My perception of increased quality had a sudden onset, was not chain-specific, not geographically localized, and is shared by a handful of friends. [more inside]
posted by jjjjjjjijjjjjjj on Aug 17, 2009 - 13 answers

In need of a solid errands bike

Need a budget priced new / used bike for grocery shopping and a bike bag to carry them in - tell me what I need and what brands I should look for. [more inside]
posted by l33tpolicywonk on Aug 16, 2009 - 12 answers

I'm becoming my mother

Online grocery coupons? [more inside]
posted by kidsleepy on Aug 13, 2009 - 6 answers

Point A to Point Oh Dear God

Do you have your very own (non-pilfered) shopping cart? I may be selling my car soon, and need a liveable way of lugging groceries. [more inside]
posted by notquitemaryann on Jul 22, 2009 - 27 answers

Any recommendations for web-based or Windows compatible grocery price book software?

I'm looking for web-based or Windows software that can help me track grocery prices over time. Kind of like an electronic grocery price book. I'm hoping for something a little more sophisticated that a spreadsheet. Any recommendations?
posted by braveterry on Jun 30, 2009 - 3 answers

food, glorious food!

What to buy on the Ultimate Grocery Trip? [more inside]
posted by rinosaur on Jun 1, 2009 - 20 answers

Where can I find these tortillas?

At a Walmart in Missouri, of all places, I found some pre-packaged, refrigerated tortillas that were very, very thin pieces of uncooked dough stacked together. You just peeled one off, put it in a pan to quickly cook it, and ended up with a delicious, home-made-tasting flour tortilla. Where can I find these in Chicago? [more inside]
posted by nitsuj on May 9, 2009 - 19 answers

Incipient food crisis!

DC-filter: Help me find a new grocery store! [more inside]
posted by orrnyereg on Apr 22, 2009 - 13 answers

What are your favourite ways to avoid waste in the kitchen?

What are your favourite kitchen and pantry management tricks to avoid the waste of food and money? [more inside]
posted by orange swan on Mar 28, 2009 - 34 answers

Cheap Groceries in uptown Hoboken.

Where can I do groceries on the cheap in uptown Hoboken? A&P and Shoprite are both a bit of a walk from our house, fine in nice weather but sucky during this season. Kings is a bit expensive for us right now.
posted by spacefire on Jan 30, 2009 - 1 answer

Where in Chicago is Sweet Hot Mister Mustard?

Where can I find Sweet Hot Mister Mustard in Chicagoland (preferably the western 'burbs)? [more inside]
posted by AgentRocket on Nov 28, 2008 - 3 answers

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