September 1, 2012 in Letters, Opinion

Scratch cooking saves money


The letter from Cheri Moore said it all.

Classes on cooking from scratch, buying store brands, and shopping sales would save so much money.

I think everyone who receives food vouchers should be required to do just that. I would volunteer my time to help them plan and cook a healthy meal.

Cooking from scratch does not take much more time than a hamburger helper or any box dinner. And it’s a lot healthier and cheaper.

Yesterday, a young couple bought two packages of name brand sausage. Next to them was the store brand, which I buy. The saving on the store brand was $3.20. She said to her companion that a $500 welfare check would arrive the next day. Lots of free money, I guess.

Janet Krogseth

Liberty Lake

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