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Grilled Pork Chops, Peaches and Red Onions – Friday Night Bite

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on September 23, 2011

Perfectly tender and smoky pork chops with melt in your mouth grilled peaches and a slightly crunchy bite from the red onions…


How to Seed and Dice a Cucumber

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

Sometimes I like the seeds…say, for sliced cucumbers on top of a salad. Other times, I don’t like the seeds. For those times when the seeds have got to go, this is what it looks like!


How to Cut a Kiwi – Kitchen Tip

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on June 2, 2011

If you’ve never tried a kiwi, you are missing out! They have this delicious sweet tangy zing to them, and I love tossing them into fruit salads for the extra flavor! And they do well in smoothies too…love this uber healthy Green Smoothie! If you haven’t tried one because you don’t know how to cut […]


How to Shred Cabbage – Kitchen Shortcut

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

Please. Take 3 seconds to click through and check out this photograph that L sent us! And then take another 3 seconds to learn how to shred a cabbage…


How to Chop an Onion Without Crying – Kitchen Trick

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on March 1, 2011

When all else fails, use this trick to declare victory over that pesky onion…


How to Cut a Green Pepper {Video}

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on July 23, 2010

Learn the right, or rebellious, way to cut a green pepper. A video tutorial.


Angel Hair with Julienned Zucchini – Grow. Eat. $ave.

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on July 17, 2010

Looking for a recipe that uses a vegetable that’s growing in your garden? Perhaps Grow. Eat. $ave. can help!


How to “Process” a Large Zucchini

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on June 23, 2010

So after we dropped my mom off at the airport this past weekend, we made a spontaneous stop at the 2nd Street Market in Downtown Dayton.  I don’t make it up there on a regular basis, but I thought since we were nearby we’d stop in.  I asked Steve how much cash he had on […]


How to Cut and Use Pomegranates

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on October 12, 2009

Do pomegranates frighten you? They used to scare me! But once I learned how to get the seeds out, I can’t seem to get enough of this great and nutritious fruit!!!


Eggplant Penne Pasta with How to Prepare Eggplant

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on July 21, 2009

A “2 for 1″ eggplant and pasta dinner! Meatless or vegetarian…you decide!