Tips to Buying Food OnlineWritten by Melanie Breeze
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around for a while. I like selection available at couponchief.com. They only work with best sites, and you can be sure that you are getting a good deal. Second look at their prices and selection. Most sites will offer various promotions and coupons for repeat customers. So if you get hooked on that fancy chocolate, it may be cheaper next batch that you order. You can also find coupon codes that may give you free shipping or 15% off next purchase. Last, make sure to factor in shipping costs. Good sites offers free shipping anywhere in country. Most perishable items will need to be specially packed and rush delivered.
Buying food online is a great way to get a good discount. Websites have lower overhead and are able to give you same product your local grocery store can, at a fraction of retail price. What a great deal! And with wide assortment and free shipping, you can’t pass up buying food online. Consider sending a shipment of wine or steaks for cheap, easy gift giving. Most people love food gifts, so you can’t go wrong.
Melanie Breeze, avid online shopper and user of CouponChief, is always shopping around for the best deals. You can find food and wine coupons available around the web at CouponChief, all in one location. Always find an online coupon 1st before making ANY purchase!
Olive oil, Extra Virgin or PureWritten by Shauna Hanus
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Surprisingly enough olive oil lends itself well to chocolate. The high cocoa butter content in chocolate allows it to blend easily with oil and olive oil flavor recedes nicely to background. By using olive oil in place of dairy it becomes easy to create rich and creamy non-dairy chocolate deserts.
When purchasing olive oil bring home bottle and replace lid with a pouring-spout stopper designed for use with liquor bottles. This will allow for spill proof pouring and more control over stream of oil.
The oil should always be stored in a cool dark location and used within a years’ time. This distinctive choice in oil can turn rancid if left on shelf too long.
Shauna Hanus is a gourmet cook who specializes in creating gourmet meal plans. She has extensive experience cooking with easy to find grocery items to create delightful gourmet meals. She is also the publisher of a no cost bi-monthly gourmet newsletter. Her newsletter is always fun and informational packed with tips and trivia you can use everyday. http://www.gourmayeats.com