yellow squash

Alea’s Yellow Squash Pizza Boats

by Alea on August 13, 2013

It is that time of year. The time of year where every gardener has to dig deep and get creative or else let bushels of squash go to waste. The kids are wise to my squash-hiding tricks, so I had to pull out my secret weapon: Pizza! It may seem a little underhanded, but kids […]

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Alea’s Hash Browns with Summer Squash

by Alea on July 24, 2012

It’s that time of year. The time of year when I struggle with my morals. Is it dishonest to hide squash in recipes? What if I adopt the “don’t ask, don’t tell” squash policy? Is it acceptable as long as I admit that I have once again hidden squash in a recipe if they ask? […]

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One downside to gardening is that supply sometimes exceeds demand, especially with yellow squash and zucchini. Find out how Alea “hides it” in plain sight!!!

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Beef and Mushroom Kebabs – $5 Dinner Challenge

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on July 26, 2010

I made these the other night…I made an extra trip to the store to get the ingredients needed for this morning’s news segment…and spotted some $.99 whole mushrooms.  I see them often for $.99 in the mark down basket in the produce section. I found more this morning…sliced this time. I don’t typically buy extra […]

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Grilled Honey Mustard Chicken

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on July 20, 2010

Ingredients 2 lbs drumsticks ($2.03) $.99/lb sale 1/4 cup dijon mustard ($.25) 1 tsp cider or white vinegar ($.01) 1/4 cup honey ($.50) 1 large yellow squash ($.50) Farmer’s market 1 Tbsp olive oil ($.10) Salt and pepper to taste Rolls from the freezer ($1.19) Manager’s Special! Directions 1. Set drumsticks into a dish for […]

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Yellow Summer Squash Steam Sauteed

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on July 16, 2010

Sauteing summer squash…it has never worked well for me. I mean, it works…but not perfectly. I recently figured out that if I partially steam it before sauteing it…the results are quite tasty! Ingredients 2 medium yellow squash, sliced ($2) 1/4 cup water 1 Tbsp sugar ($.03) 1 Tbsp olive oil ($.10) Salt and pepper to […]

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Summer Squash Quesadillas – Grow. Eat. Save.

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on June 19, 2010

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

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Homemade Spaghetti Sauce and Salsa

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on September 10, 2009

I’m not sure what possessed me to do this…but I found myself at the farmer’s market. Picking 20 pounds of tomatoes. Then going on a spaghetti sauce and salsa making spree…

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Chicken Pasta Primavera – $5 Dinner Challenge

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on September 8, 2009

Delicious pasta dish loaded with diced chicken, zucchini, squash, carrots, broccoli, garden fresh tomatoes…tossed in a parmesan cheese sauce!

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End of Summer Harvest Soup – $5 Dinner Challenge

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on August 31, 2009

Oh my heavens…this was like a party in every taste bud! This is a MUST try!!!

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