DIY pantry staples

Which is cheaper: making or buying?

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May 5, 2009

Ever wonder whether it’s cheaper to, say, make your own bread or buy it? Slate tackled this problem by comparison-cooking several pantry staples, including bagels, cream cheese, yogurt, jam, crackers, and granola. The verdict? It depends. Make your own bagels, for sure, but not the cream cheese.

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