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Small Ingredient Storage

April 16, 2007 - 9:34am -- Cliff Johnston

Buying ingredients in small quantities can be expensive.  For instance caraway seeds sell locally for almost $4 for 1.75 ounces.  I was going through a couple of those a month and decided to shop around on the internet.  I found a much less expensive source at about $10/pound + shipping.  When I bought some other items at the same time my shipping cost for the caraway seeds came in at $2.50.  My total cost was approximately 78 cents/ounce.  The local cost was $2.29/ounce, and then I had to factor in driving, time, etc....


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