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 […]
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? […]
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!!!
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Looking for a recipe that uses a vegetable that’s growing in your garden? Perhaps Grow. Eat. $ave. can help!
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…
Delicious pasta dish loaded with diced chicken, zucchini, squash, carrots, broccoli, garden fresh tomatoes…tossed in a parmesan cheese sauce!
Oh my heavens…this was like a party in every taste bud! This is a MUST try!!!