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to think that this week's M&S dine in for a tenner is a rip off?

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prelim29 Sat 10-Nov-12 20:08:20

mainly because the bottle of wine is only a half bottle!!

TulisaLover Sat 10-Nov-12 21:53:55

Meat keeps a lot longer than the recommended time. The only thing that degrades is the quality - but that is slight and barely noticeable if one makes a stew.

BoakFace Sat 10-Nov-12 21:55:44

I never get how people can call them a rip off (your half bottle is an exception I suppose.)

They seem so cheap for what you get!

Cortana Sat 10-Nov-12 21:57:44

The art of meat negotiation is an acquired skill


Depends how many beefy strippers a hen needs on her big night out.....

HokeyCokeyPigInAPokey Sat 10-Nov-12 21:59:10

Now see i could cope with that kind of negotiation Cortana

For a pork chop i just couldn't be arsed!

TulisaLover Sat 10-Nov-12 22:03:30

It all adds up. If you can't be arsed then fair play. 20 seconds of fluttering my eyelashes and sweet talk at the deli counter and I've saved a couple of quid. If you earn a couple of quid in twenty seconds, then you're right - don't bother.

Bookface - cheapness is in the eye of the beholder.

HokeyCokeyPigInAPokey Sat 10-Nov-12 22:04:55

Good for you....i would not flutter my eyelashes to get anything cheap...people really fall for that shit....not my thing.

mum2threesons Sat 10-Nov-12 22:42:55

Tulisa. I'm totally with you on food bargains!
My OH and I have very very rarely bought meat full price..can't remember the last time we did tbh.
Today he can home with a huge beef sirloin joint which was 80% off and a gammon joint 75% cheaper.

theoldtrout01876 Sat 10-Nov-12 23:07:01

TulisaLover envy

I cant get pork bellies here and I LOVE them

I just called a meatmarket someone told DH about to see if they can get me some,Ive to call back monday after he talks to his supplier,fingers crossed

Want a recipe on how to make your own bacon with said pork bellies, very very easy?

theoldtrout01876 Sat 10-Nov-12 23:09:18

Oh and I never buy meat full price either,I find out whats on managers special,ie short time to sell by and buy the lot grin. I vacuum pack it an freeze it
Got a turkey today for 39 cents a pound grin

MyCannyBairn Sun 11-Nov-12 02:46:05

You don't need to prostitute yourself for the Waitrose meat bargains, you just go to the counter at closing time and ask. We have got some ludicrously large amounts of deli stuff for well under a quid.

HokeyCokeyPigInAPokey Sun 11-Nov-12 08:21:57

You don't need to prostitute yourself for the Waitrose meat bargains that is what i wanted to say but had a bit to much wine for normal brain function

Thanks Canny

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