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    Default Fresh produce - what do you buy even when it's expensive?

    What will you buy in the way of fruit/veg even when it's really expensive?

    For me it's lebanese cucumbers and grape tomatoes, as they're a staple of DS's diet. Lebanese cucumbers were almost $9/kg for a while last year, but I still bought them. Sometimes I'll pay $4.50 for a punnet of grape tomatoes.

    One thing I won't pay top dollar for is avocados, even though I LOVE them, I can't bring myself to pay more than $3 for one. Silly I know

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    Mangoes.

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    Avocados

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    Raspberries. I have been known to pay $9.00 per punnet

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    Avacado

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    Default Fresh produce - what do you buy even when it's expensive?

    Avocados
    Organic apples
    Broccoli
    Cherries
    Snow peas
    Lebanese cucumbers
    Zucchini flowers
    Watermelon when in season
    Lamb
    Salmon
    Last edited by Elijahs Mum; 22-02-2016 at 13:58.

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    Grape tomatoes. Other things I'll go without when prices are crazy unless we are making something specific (eg passionfruit for a pav)

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    Brocoli
    Apples
    Lebanese cucumbers
    Organic unhomogenised milk
    Organic eggs

    Everything else in usually happy to adapt or substitute depending on availability through the year

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    Avocados (I've paid $5 for 1)
    Blueberries (I've paid $9 for a punnet)

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    Reading this thread make me realise I never buy out of season. If it isn't cheap/in season I either don't get it or get a frozen version.

    I simply cannot do so and stick to my grocery budget.

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