Stable food prices mean holiday cookouts still less than $6 a head

For the third year in a row, Americans can put on a backyard barbecue for less than $6 a person, based on a survey of grocery prices across the country, says the largest U.S. farm group. To feed 10 people, the 14-item shopping list, including hamburger, pork ribs, potato salad, baked beans, and watermelon, would cost… » Read More

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