Originally Posted by StephenHero
It took me a long while to figure this out. I used to bargain cook. Now I just cook, don't worry about cost in my pursuit of fresh ingredients and I'm happier for it. I spend less money on booze and entertainment to compensate.
Even if you're going to cheap out on food, don't cheap out on condiments. It's not worth suffering through two months' worth of flavorless tuna fish sandwiches because you managed to save $0.30 by buying a jar of HairyPeter store brand mayonnaise.