Living Social offering 50% discount at Whole Foods - now what should I get?
But I'll go there occasionally for a specific item or two. For example, the last time I needed imported clotted cream on a Saturday night*, Whole Foods was the only place I could find it.
Now, however, our adorable little Mid-Atlantic Groupon clone, livingsocial, is offering a 50% discount on up to $20 worth of goods at Whole Foods. It seems like it would be a waste to buy that much clotted cream, so I'm looking for something more creative to use it on***.
Your mission, should you choose to accept it: Tell me what single-meal, two-person recipe you would make with $20 (normal price) at Whole Foods. The rules:
- The recipe has to come in under $20 at the store's regular prices ($10 with the discount)
- The recipe has to have a printable page somewhere that you can link to
- Meat dishes are allowed. Meatless dishes are allowed. Gluten is allowed. Everything is allowed, so long as the recipe would be labeled as a main course by three random people on the street. I may actually ask random people on the street
- You'll want to include a mention of any crazy health risks. So, for example, if this involves raw fish, please make a note of it
- Contest ends in two weeks. Submit your recipe by then
The winner**** gets an ACE Hardware gift card. Good luck!
**Or anyone else's for that matter.
***Especially since I want to impress my wife with some new food tricks when I see her again in a few months. The phrase "look, honey, I got us five pounds of clotted cream" just doesn't seem like it would have the same resonance as a candlelight dinner with a good entree.
****Winning recipe is arbitrarily chosen based on how much I like the resulting food after I mangle your instructions in the kitchen. Be forewarned: My tastes in dining are terrible, so this could be pretty random.
*****I just like asterisks. Don't hold it against me.
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