Buying food and planning meals for your family
The food bill of the average family is surprisingly large, usually about one-fourth of the income. Whether you spend more or less than this you want to be sure to: Have enjoyable meals. Have foods that will keep your family well nourished. Keep the food costs in proper relation to other family needs and wants. Be thrifty with time and money where you can, without giving up more important values.
Table of Contents
A daily food plan -- Planning meals -- Meal patterns -- A dinner which follows the basic pattern -- Timing a key to tasty meals -- Money and engery costs -- Food bargains -- Sound money savers -- Questions and answers
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