How to Saute (and Roast) Asparagus

roasted-asparagus

I thought I'd share my favorite way to prepare asparagus. Quick, easy and delicious! Sauteed Asparagus Preparation Time - 5 minutes (+ 30 minutes to marinate) Cooking Time - 5 minutes Ingredients 1 lb. asparagus 1-2 Tbsp olive oil Salt and pepper, to taste Directions Rinse with water and pat dry. Snap the ends off of each asparagus spear by gently … [Read more...]

White Bean and Ham Soup

White Bean and Ham Soup

White Bean and Ham Soup Recipe adapted from Joy of Cooking's Mediterranean White Bean Soup Yield - 4 servings Preparation Time - 10 minutes Cooking Time - 2 hours (less if beans are already cooked) Ingredients 1 cup dried great northern beans ($.30) 6-8 cups of water 6 garlic cloves, sliced ($.05) I bought some garlic heads for $.10 a piece a few weeks back … [Read more...]

Beef Roast – $5 Dinner Challenge

Beef Roast Yield - 4 servings Preparation Time - 5 minutes Cooking Time - 8-10 hours on low in slow cooker Ingredients 1 1.6 lb Beef Roast ($2.67) Manager's Special Price. I will use the other half of the roast for our meal on Thursday night. 1/2 bag of baby carrots ($.60) 1 onion, diced ($.40) 4-5 garlic cloves, crushed ($.05) I bought a few bunches for $.10 … [Read more...]

Pork Roast with Apples and Pears

I started making this meal on the news set at Fox 45 this morning and thought...I might as well finish cooking it up! A perfect fall dish for a beautiful fall day! The colors seemed to really have popped here in the last few days, despite the Indian Summer Days! Slow Cooker Pork Roast with Apples and Pears Yield - 4 servings Preparation Time - 5 minutes Cooking Time - 8 … [Read more...]