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» CSA cost per week—$12.50
» Food costs including CSA share—$48.16
» Average Per Person Daily Food Cost—4.33
» Total—Under budget -$13.34
» Produce bought at store—6.41 pounds
» Grains eaten (dry weight)—2.94 pounds
» Legumes eaten (dry weight)—3.39 pounds
» Dairy—1 quart milk, 1/2 quart yogurt (leftover from last week), 21 oz cheese, 4 eggs
» Cans used—1 28-oz can Muir Glen Diced Tomatoes, 1 can Muir Glen Tomato Paste
» Items left over for next week—frozen tomato paste, muesli, lentil chili, cilantro
» Items to be priced at end of month—Cardomom pods, celery seed, coriander, cumin seeds, garam masala, italian herb mix, mustard seeds, red pepper flakes.
» Free from my deck garden—Fresh thyme, dried rosemary.
» Choices I made differently this week—I weighed bulk items to ensure I was buying only the amount I needed—even though I knew I'd be charging myself only for the amount used.
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