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Jan 30, 2010 06:13 AM

what is the thing(s) you always splurge on

the kind of thing that youmight compromise of other things in order to make sure you can afford that item(s)

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  1. wine, beer, oyster. in that order.

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    1. Meats, eggs and dairy that are locally raised.

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      1. re: Avalondaughter

        All the above plus humanely raised grass/pasture feeding and wild caught , sustainable fish, a shrinking commodity, sadly. Organic preferably on the former, but IPM is okay, too, if it's local and humane.

        And top quality very dark chocolate.

        1. re: mcf

          All the above, what mcf said, olive oil and aceto balsamico tradizionale di modena, artisan cheeses, cultured butter, saffron and difficult-to-find spices, fresh galangal, fat vanilla pods, duck from my brother's organic farm, game from a hunter, maple syrup. When in Europe white or black truffles depending on the season (at a market). Prosciutto in Italy, prsut in Croatia or Jamon Iberico in Spain. Mozzarella di bufala, etc. - local foods unavailable back home in Canada.

      2. Good Greek-style yogurt, fresh produce.