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Ann Romney Shops at Costco: Feeds Family for Under Five Bucks Each (Pictures)

Ann Romney was on Rachael Ray yesterday to talk about her husband Mitt, her battles with multiple sclerosis and breast cancer, and her Costco.

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Yes. Costco. The would-be first lady shops with the 47 percenters for frozen foods, produce in bulk, and raspberries (which serve as a healthy snack for the ride home). After all, Romney explains, she has ax extended family of 30 to feed and Costco offers cheap, healthy food for her gigantic brood.

In a taped segment, Ann Romney takes us shopping and

shares her tips for a successful Costco experience. First, grab a cart and

head to the back of the store, working your way to the checkout. Work

the perimeter of the aisles, where the fresh produce can be found. And

always pick up your rotisserie chicken last so you don't heat everything else in your cart.

Romney showed Rachael Ray her Costco receipt, totaling $137.50. "That's $4.50 per person," Ray exclaims.

Ann Romney's really got it bad for this Costco character. In an interview on Fox, she again brings up the store. Ever wonder where Mitt gets those snazzy plaid shirts to go with his "mom" jeans? Costco:


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Laine Doss is the food and spirits editor for Miami New Times, covering the restaurant and bar scene in South Florida. She has been featured on Cooking Channel’s Eat Street and Food Network’s Great Food Truck Race. Doss won an Alternative Weekly award for her feature on what it’s like to wait tables. In a previous life, she appeared off-Broadway and shook many a cocktail as a bartender at venues in South Florida and New York City. When she’s not writing, you can find Doss running some marathon then celebrating at the nearest watering hole.
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