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No budget GROCERY store meal

lets say you're given a limitless budget for a single nummy meal from your local store. Not a specialty shop or the Whole Foods 45 minutes away but the random average place you buy your sprinkle cheese and your hotdog buns.

What is available? IE my store does not have a butcher on site w/ fresh fish and lobster (sad!) What do you pick from what is readily available? IE no special orders, etc

No budget, luxury yummy, whats your menu?

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Asked by hibbingmom at 11:35 PM on Jun. 10, 2013 in Food & Drink

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Answers (12)
  • Shrimp cocktail, grilled filet, sea scallops, and asparagus, and twice baked potatoes. Some of my favorite things that my husband makes.

    Answer by JulieJacobKyle at 11:37 PM on Jun. 10, 2013

  • I shop at Kroger (about 2 miles from my house) and they have everything you can think of- fresh sushi, butcher cut steaks, organic food, etc. 


    Answer by JeremysMom at 11:40 PM on Jun. 10, 2013

  • Ooooh! I forgot about the Sushi rolls they make at Smiths. I will take some of those, too.

    Answer by JulieJacobKyle at 11:40 PM on Jun. 10, 2013

  • BBQ'd Halibut, Scallops, baked potatoes, Caesars Salad and Cheesecake for dessert. :)

    Answer by PMSMom10 at 11:41 PM on Jun. 10, 2013

  • shrimp, pasta, stuff to make alfredo sauce, zucchini or asparagus -or carrots, garlic bread
    diet cherry dr. pepper

    hopefully, the calories won't count for this meal either ;)

    Answer by charlotsomtimes at 11:50 PM on Jun. 10, 2013

  • Oh yeah, go with fancy dessert!
    I was going to say super nice salad with all the goodies in it including hearts of palm or artichoke hearts. Nice pasta dish with the good sauce, garlic bread and white wine.
    Steak, rice pilaf and salad. If the ethnic food section is good, that might be an option.

    Answer by jeanclaudia at 11:59 PM on Jun. 10, 2013

  • Do I have to cook it?

    Answer by staciandababy at 12:03 AM on Jun. 11, 2013

  • definitely scallops...even if they are just packaged ones. and giant prawn shrimps for shrimp cocktail, they have them in a bag too (tho at my local grocery store they have a specialty meats section that has fresh seafood and id get that). id get the best cut of steak they had available. and asparagus that i would wrap in the thickest bacon. the most expensive cheese they had that i like and a box of crackers that are made to be eaten with cheeses. a big loaf of fresh french bread and a bunch herbs to make fresh herb butter. oh and for dessert id get high end chocolate, melt it down and dip the yummiest fruits into it, raspberries, giant strawberries, mango, and get other yummies like pound cake & marshmallows...basically chocolate fondue.

    this question is not good for my diet haha

    Answer by okmanders at 12:21 AM on Jun. 11, 2013

  • Oh, I'd do a nice fresh salad with spinach and romaine lettuce, cucumbers, tomatoes, sunflower seeds, olives, the works. I think right now I'd want a grill meal. Sirloin, medium well, and some shrimp and sausage links. Baked potatoes with everything on them Sweet corn. Fresh rolls and butter. Steamed zucchini and asparagus. And chocolate mint cheesecake for dessert.

    Answer by Ballad at 12:52 AM on Jun. 11, 2013

  • Cajun Chicken Pasta

    Chicken breasts (better yet the already sliced stuff since I don't have to worry about being cheaper!), bell peppers, garlic, onion, angel hair pasta, heavy cream, white wine, chicken broth, cajun spices, shredded parmesan cheese.

    Answer by maecntpntz219 at 4:29 AM on Jun. 11, 2013

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