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Hints to Housewives

Hints to Housewives

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Excerpt from Hints to Housewives: On How to Buy, How to Care for Food

How to Buy

Go to the store yourself.

Select for yourself the article you desire to purchase.

Inquire its price.

If quality and price please you, be sure that you get in weight or measure the amount you buy. Watch the scale. Watch the measure.

If the meat you purchase is weighed in a piece of paper or anything else, be sure you are not charged for the weight of the paper.

You are entitled to all the bone and the trimmings of the piece of meat that you buy. You should take home and make use of such bone and trimmings. The fat can be rendered and used for cooking purposes; the bone and trimmings used for soup or stew. When the trimmings are not taken home the butcher throws them into a box under the counter and sells them to someone else. They belong to you and you should have them.

In buying meat, don't go in and ask for 25c. worth of meat and leave the butcher to decide how much meat you should have for a quarter. Select your piece of meat, ask the price per pound; say how many pounds you want; have it weighed; see that you get your weight and that the butcher's calculation as to how much meat you have, at a certain price per pound, is correct. Many a penny is lost to the customer by neglecting the above simple precautions.

In marketing, the pennies count up very fast.

Don't allow your dealer to weigh in the wooden butter dish in weighing your butter unless he deducts the weight.

Don't buy in small quantities if you can possibly avoid it. Make every effort to get together two or three dollars. This will enable you to buy for cash; buy in larger quantities; buy where you can do the best.

In this way you can save two or three dollars in a very short time.

Under the laws and regulations of the City you have definite rights in the matter of getting full measure and full weight for everything you buy, and the City's Bureau of Weights and Measures stands ready to help you get your rights. This is a protection that is due the honest dealer as well as yourself.

Cheapness does not always mean quality or full weight. Be sure you get quality and quantity.

Wherever possible buy in bulk and not in package.

Have you ever stopped to figure out how much more you would get for your money if you bought certain articles of food by the pound instead of by the package?

Food that is wrapped and sold in attractive-looking packages must of necessity cost more than the same food sold in bulk, which means sold by the pound.

In the first place, the box or jar containing the food costs money.

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