Get A Pressure Cooker And Eat Your Leftovers: USDA Projecting Biggest Food Price Increases Since 1990

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Reuters nails the pending food price increases in the USA with a single paragraph:

U.S. consumers should brace for the biggest increase in food prices in nearly 20 years in 2008 and even more pain next year due to surging meat and produce prices, the Agriculture Department said on Wednesday.
No surprise really, given the corn-to-ethanol incentives debacle, grain yield losses due to Mid-west flooding, and fuel price increases. One more reason to modify the Grasshopper Lifestyle and get ready for winter the old fashioned way. Those cheap cuts of meat Grandma used to make in the pressure cooker will be back in fashion. Victory Gardens all around; and, no more throwing out the leftovers please!

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Image credit::Isn'tLifeTerrible, Dinah holds a pressure cooker.