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Great Grocery Items for the Pantry that Contain Protein
It's a good idea to have food items that provide protein and have a long shelf life. Some grocery items have a longer shelf life than others. I like to purchase these "go-to" items when they are on sale. With prices going up up up...
Use Sturdy Storage Containers to Preserve Food Items
Sturdy storage containers are a great way to prolong the expiration date for opened food. Glass containers are great for storing food in the frig because they don't absorb food odors, flavors, or stains.
What's in the Freezer for Dinner?
Here is a great way to use the system. Finding food in the freezer for dinner is super easy. Using the system I searched on meatballs and found that I had several packages of meatballs in the Basement Freezer.
Chicken Spinach Artichoke Casserole
This is one of our favorite recipes. It's fun to create great meals that store well in the freezer after you purchase foods in bulk - in this case - chicken breasts. We divide this casserole into individual serving sizes, vacuum seal it and store it in the freezer for up to 6 months.
Sloppy Joe Recipe

There are so many great dishes I make when I buy ground beef in bulk.  One of them is this recipe I found for Sloppy Joe Sandwiches.  My family just loves these.  We serve it with out homemade coleslaw and homemade pickles.... we'll have to add those recipes in the near future!


What Foods Have a Long Shelf-Life
Rising prices and scarce quantities are swaying consumers to purchase food items that last a long time. Choose food items that can easily be made into nutritious and delicious meals. I make sure I have some of the basics in my pantry such as dried peas for soups.