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Eat Out, Cooking Isn’t Worth It

Posted By Jim On 04/21/2006 @ 3:17 pm In Frugal Living,Personal Finance | 7 Comments

Yes, you read that title correctly (because it goes contrary to what everyone else says) but it comes with a caveat, it’s only true if you’re cooking for one. My friend Perry, of pmoa.net [3] fame, did a non-scientific study where he compared buying groceries and eating out [4]. The caveat that you must understand before you go savagely flaming him is that he bought premium food (not cheap bulk stuff in an effort to save money) because when you go out to eat, you’re usually eating better stuff. Now, go over there and savagely flame him.

OTB [5]

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[4] non-scientific study where he compared buying groceries and eating out: http://www.pmoa.net/2006/04/20/buying-groceries-vs-eating-out-part-3/

[5] OTB: http://www.outsidethebeltway.com/archives/2006/04/beltway_traffic_jam-222/

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