Sunday, April 3, 2011

Shopping list Week 2 for One Person

Starting with very limited food on hand, we purchased some basics last week that represented all food groups and began building reserves.  This week we will spending less than $30 and expand the variety of menu possibilities.

Produce:(on hand from last week broccoli, cabbage, lettuce)

oranges (10 servings)                                   $ 2.50
apples  (3# for 10 apples)                               1.30
carrots ( 2 # - 10 servings)                               1.60
tomato canned 2-3 servings                              1.40

Starch: (on hand from last week: oatmeal, potatoes, rice already on hand)

pasta 16 servings                                            2.00
bread ( 16 slices)                                             2.50

Dairy:

milk (1 gallon)                                               $2.20

Protein: (ham left over and chicken left over)

beans ( 1 pound - 14 servings)                           1.70
sausage (1 #)                                                 $2.25
beef ( 6 small steaks
          that can be cut in half for 12 servings)   $5.60
tuna 1 can 2-3 servings                                 $  .70

Investment Items:  (These are long term shelf stable and now we an make stir fry- broccoli beef, chicken or sausage and with a carrot/broccoli/cabbage.  Thicken the juices in the bottom of the pan with a teaspoon of corn starch.  Add soy sauce for flavoring.)

soy sauce                                                        $1.40
corn starch                                                      $1.50

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