If you are brand new to Meteor, here are the preliminaries before we get started, but go checkout Meteor.com for more information.
This is the HTML code, which utilizes Blaze Live Templating Engine with Handlebars syntax and allows you to pass in data, add loops, and add logic.
These are third party libraries that could be utilized in your code. Majority of them are hosted on Github and can be pulled into your code. There is also is the Atmosphere package repository where you could search for packages and see ratings.
Now that Meteor has been setup and we have a high level overview of the different components involved, let us start writing code for the Grocery List app. Go to Part 2.