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    17 Brilliant Food Hacks That Will Save You A Lot Of Money

    Save your money for more important things...like more food.

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    1. Keep ice cream soft in a sealable bag.

    2. Wrap the crown of a bunch of bananas with plastic wrap and they'll last 3–5 days longer than usual.

    3. Look at the top and bottom shelves at the grocery store — the eye-level ones stock the priciest stuff.

    4. Buy chicken in family packs, drop the extras into sealable bags with marinade, and freeze.

    5. Use the microwave to dry leftover herbs or keep fresh herbs longer with an herb saver.

    6. Or store delicate herbs in cups of water, cover them with plastic wrap, secure with a rubber band, and refrigerate.

    7. If your buttermilk is about to expire, use an ice cube tray to salvage the leftovers.

    8. Try a money-saving app like favado, which compares the prices of your shopping list across local stores.

    9. Avoid the inner aisles at the grocery store and you won't spend as much money.

    10. Never buy an over-ripened avocado again, and store your avocado halves in a versatile food saver.

    11. Grate your own cheese with a sturdy cheese grater.

    12. Wrap celery, broccoli, and lettuce in aluminum foil before storing in the fridge.

    13. Find local restaurants where kids can eat for free with this app.

    14. Save and freeze your veggie scraps to make vegetable stock.

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    Good to freeze up to six months! Get the full instructions from Tasty.

    15. Stop your brown sugar from turning rock-hard by throwing a couple of marshmallows into the bag.

    16. Never toss leftover rice again with six tasty ways to use it all up.

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    Delish.

    17. And finally, if you're a lightweight who can't finish a bottle of wine, freeze the leftovers in an ice cube tray.

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