But if you don’t have a kitchen it is really hard to cook.

When you suggest that people buy rice, pasta, and beans, you presuppose that they have resources for capital investment for future meals: a kitchen, pots, pans, utensils, gas, electricity, a refrigerator, a home with rent paid, the time to cook. Those healthy rice and beans can take hours; another class bias is that poor people’s time is worthless.

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