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Pots and Pans



Save money purchasing thrift friendly, frugal,  used aluminum pots and pans at thrift stores and garage sales.  They may look bad, but you can make the inside look better with a little vinegar and water.  Put equal amounts of vinegar and water in the pan, and bring it to a boil.  Continue boiling until the pan looks good.


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Frugal footnotes:

Here are some more frugal tips to save money on pots and pans.


- Buy quality cookware and it will last for years.  Inexpensive pans will warp and not cook the food evenly.
- Always buy pots and pans that come with lids.  It may be cheaper to buy a pot hanging in a display rack, but it isn't as versatile and you will just have to purchase more cookware.
- Look for pots at garage and estate sales, as well as online.  Sets of quality pots can often be purchased at stores like Costco.  They also make great gifts.







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