Make your own or shop bought?

Discussion in 'Food & Beverage' started by Impact, Mar 17, 2009.

  1. Impact

    Impact Registered Member V.I.P. Lifetime

    Do you prefer to buy basic ingredients and make your own? Or do you prefer to buy from the shop. I'm talking about foods like soups, cakes, marinades etc, and not ready made meals.

    Im torn between the two. If i'm in a rush I like to have some shop bought foods in the cupboard. But most of the time I prefer to make my own.
     

  2. Major

    Major 4 legs good 2 legs bad V.I.P.

    You mean like homemade soup vs canned soup? I think homemade stuff tastes better most of the time, but it's obviously a lot more tedious to prepare. I usually go with store bought food since it's a lot easier.
     
  3. Nibbles

    Nibbles meep

    Store bought cakes are usually dry and taste bland. Homemade cake is better in terms of taste and satisfaction.
     
  4. Xeilo

    Xeilo Registered Member V.I.P. Lifetime

    I like to buy that stuff from the shop most of the time, but sometimes if I am in the mood I will buy the basic ingredients myself and make my own.
     
  5. AnitaKnapp

    AnitaKnapp It's not me, it's you. V.I.P. Lifetime

    I will get cake mixes and marinades, it's just easier that way. But when it comes to something like soup, I like to make my own.
     
  6. ysabel

    ysabel /ˈɪzəˌbɛl/ pink 5

    My other family members make home made mayonnaise and I want to try that one of these days. Soups and salad sauce, I prefer to make my own. With pies, it's the same thing although I do buy ready made ones for lazy cooking days.
     
  7. Rebeccaaa

    Rebeccaaa yellow 4!

    I prefer to buy that kinda thing from a shop. If I made it myself there would be no guarantee of it being edible.
     
  8. WesJones87

    WesJones87 RayzorBlade87

    If I feel in the mood I'll go into chef mode and make something. Usually I just eat shop-bought stuff though.
     
  9. ILOVEUSA911

    ILOVEUSA911 Registered Member

    Rebecca, you need this cute sign I had for sale in my boutique it says "I kiss better than I cook".:lol:

    I make most things from scratch. I love to cook. I even make my doggie treats.

    I also grow our vegetables in our garden. So I'm pretty much into all that.

    I really do need to get a life. :lol:
     
  10. AmandaBB

    AmandaBB Registered Member

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