So I have been racking my brain, trying to figure out what to do with this week’s Grow. Eat. $ave. post about lettuce. I feel like I’ve been eating or talking about salads for weeks. (See Strawberry Spinach Salad, Asian Spinach Salad with Mandarins, plus I’ve been making lots of the salad dressings that are […]
The latest on what’s happening in the $5 Dinners SFG! Find out what’s growing, what’s not, and what critters we’re dealing with this week!
If you feel thirsty, chances are your plants are thirsty too!
I take a look at my pantry and freezers as we go into July, it doesn’t take long that a pantry challenge is in order here at our house! We have stocked up on different things over the past few shopping trips and it’s time we put it all to good use. I’ve got lots […]
A quick update with what’s growing in the $5 Dinners garden this week…
Light. Refreshing. Summer…
I do believe I have a new favorite snack. And I do believe that the boys have a new favorite snack! And what perfect timing…it’s about to be high season for zucchinis…when the farmers will practically be giving them away at the markets. Next time I pick up one of the monster zucchinis for $1, […]
Kale. Have you ever cooked with it?! It kinda fits in the spinach category…at least in terms of how you can use it and in what recipes. It works well with pasta (I’ll be sharing another recipe later this week. But not too many after that, because I fear that kale will take over the […]
Mini. Mini can be good. Unless said “mini”-whatevers is so delicious that you eat so many that “mini” is no longer relevant. And you might as well have made mega bites. Instead of mini bites. Oops. (Not that that happened to me. Or anything.) Slice up the zucchini and squash. (I sliced up 2 of […]
Why hello Mr. Caterpillar. I found this little guy hanging out on the stems of the parsley plant. You all taught me that this guy will become a yellow swallowtail and that its host plant is parsley. So the big kids decided that they wanted to keep him. They babysat him outside until it was […]