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The Clearance Sales Section - The Treasure Trove of Opportunities (Part 2)

This is the continuation of last week’s story. If you haven’t read it, read it NOW ! So, how can we use the found treasure? Build a castle? Buy a ship? How about we make a chocolate mousse tart? Together with a Cadbury baking chocolate bar found at the clearance sales section (at a 50% discount, yay!), I decided to assemble all the other ingredients to make a delicious, decadent chocolate mousse tart. After calculating the total cost, I was astounded by how much I was able to save by finding just that one treasure. I was able to make two tarts which were worth a total of RM40, but of which I only paid RM27! I’m not going to put a detailed recipe here, since this isn’t a recipe-type blog. But if you really want to know, here’s the recipe I used, based on several references: Ingredients: 200g digestive biscuits 100g butter (melted) 200g baking chocolate (melted) 200mL whipping cream - Crush the digestive biscuits till they are fine (you can use a food processor).

The Clearance Sales Section - The Treasure Trove of Opportunities

The clearance sales section, or as I like to call it, “the treasure trove of opportunities to explore and discover”. While you may also know it as the “Reduce to Clear”, “Reprice to Clear”, or “Discount” section, the description of this place remains the same…it’s that little corner of the supermarket where you can get all sorts of products at a reduced price! Imagine this, you walk around the supermarket on a regular day with the sole purpose of getting your groceries. Then, while browsing through the varied selection of food products on the shelf, something catches your eye and you just can’t stop staring at it no matter how much you resist the temptation to look in that direction (I’m going to use a premium bar of chocolate for this story, but you can use any other food examples for your own personal fantasy of the situation). When curiosity finally hits you, you walk over to where that alluring aura came from, pick it up, have a quick look at the price tag…and BANG!! You