What It Cost

Wednesday, April 23, 2008; 12:00 AM

Here's the breakdown of what Peter Smith spent for his chef's challenge budget dinner for four. He shopped at the Palisades Safeway on MacArthur Boulevard and used his Safeway bonus card:

1.66 pounds russet potatoes (79 cents per pound)
$1.31

1 ear yellow corn
$0.25

1.06 pounds green asparagus ($1.99 per pound)
$2.11

.11 pound silver mushrooms ($3.99 per pound)
$0.44

.58 pound Roma plum tomatoes ($1.99 per pound)
$1.15

1.41 pounds Fuji apples ($1.99 per pound)
$2.81

.05 pound crystallized ginger ($4.89 per pound)
$0.24

.55 pound yellow onion (99 cents per pound)
$0.54

.85 pound bottom round steak ($2.79 per pound with bonus card)
$2.37

TOTAL $11.22


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