10 Money-Saving Ideas for a Summer Barbecue
Befriend Your Butcher
If you’re looking for the advance scoop on when your favorite cuts of meat will be going on sale, make friends with the people who work at your supermarket’s butcher counter. They’re definitely the ones with the inside track. Browne also suggests building up that relationship so you can find out which cuts have good prices because they’re not as popular. For example, lamb neck: Not many people use it, so it costs less, but it’s just as tasty as the far pricier cuts of lamb on display.
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