Creating a grocery shopping list might sound like an obvious and easy thing. However, doing it the right way will make your food shopping and home food storage a much easier task.
Maybe you already make a grocery shopping list, but have you ever ended up with a lot more in your trolley than was on the list in the first place?
I know I have (and still do on occasion!).
Food shopping is one of those jobs we all have to do. Some people love it, some people see it as a big chore.
But when you combine it with some good knowledge of the essentials and the basic cooking skills you'll learn on this site, it becomes second nature.
This section will show you the best way to go about creating a list and sticking to it. If you are just starting out and have an empty pantry or larder, it will also give you a list of the essentials you'll need to stock it with.
You'll also learn a few things about kitchen essentials like herbs and spices, cooking oils, and some important freezing tips. You'll wonder how you got by without them!
So, before you head off to the supermarket with your grocery shopping list spend a little time here first.
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