Clever Cooks

Cook with it, clean with it

Part of being mustbethrifty includes keeping a streamlined pantry. Avoid buying single-purpose ingredients like salsa, bolognese sauce and tomato soup. Apart from cluttering the shelves, they also have the propensity for going out of date. Opt for more flexible ingredients, like canned tomatoes, instead. Not only will you use them before they go off, you will also be able to save money by buying them in bulk.

Versatile pantry items can also be used outside of the kitchen, reducing the number of household chemicals you need to buy. Continue reading