Garden

How to Cut Fresh Herbs – Kitchen Shortcut

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on June 16, 2011

Oh, how I love fresh herbs season…

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I like to operate from a menu plan, but during the summer my menu plan is written in pencil and subject to change after visiting the garden…

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Where the Wild Things Are! – Garden Update

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on June 11, 2011

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!

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Grilled “Greens” Pizza – Friday Night Bite

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on June 10, 2011

I used (what I believe are) mustard greens and collard greens…nice bold and rich flavors…and a perfect pair with Parmesan and mozzarella…

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How to Pick Lettuce – Garden How To

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on June 4, 2011

If you pick it just the right way, another leaf will grow up again in the first leaf’s space…

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More Sprouts and Some New Critters – SFG Update

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on May 28, 2011

The garden continues to flourish! Likely from all the rain! Check out the new sprouts and the new critters from this week…

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Growing Up and Out – SFG Update

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on May 21, 2011

The latest from the $5 Dinners Garden…

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So I was out running errands earlier this week with just Tyler in tow.  He had slept in that morning and I knew he would take a later afternoon nap.  In an attempt to take advantage of the fact that I could hit the garden center with only 1 child in tow, we went in! […]

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Denise’s Easy One Skillet Chicken Dinner

by Denise on May 12, 2011

It’s always nice when you don’t have to dirty a bunch of dishes to make supper, and even better yet when you can put a lid on, walk away and let dinner cook itself…

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The Resourceful Birds and the Recycled Garden Twine

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on May 12, 2011

Seems that I have quite the resourceful birds hanging out near my house! Just before Easter we had a nasty wind storm and this little nest landed near our play-fort in the backyard.  You can see that the nest is made largely of twine.  Days before the windstorm, I removed the “stick frame” that I […]

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