When boneless chicken breasts go on sale for $1.79 a pound, I’ve been known to buy 30 pounds. It may sound crazy, but it’s just good home economics. I do many different things with this chicken – – I freeze uncooked in a variety of marinades, I grill and freeze, and I make shredded chicken burritos as a make-ahead meal. My latest discovery in using my sale chicken is canning.
I bought 77 pounds of apples recently for a bargain at the farmers market. You might wonder what a family of four could ever do with 77 pounds of apples. Witness the yield of only 30 pounds of the apples I purchased: